By Adalheid Voigt. Modern. At Wednesday, January 09th 2019, 01:29:38 AM.
It is true that you are saving this furniture from potentially going to a landfill, know that reupholstering an old sofa could end up costing more than you would pay for a new one. Even after you have it reupholstered, it could still be uncomfortable. I am assuming you just mean to have the sofa re-covered, and are not planning to change its insides.
Furniture delivery people sometimes have to contend with trying to get a sofa into a home through windows or having to dismantle a sofa to take it inside. Sometimes, sofas are returned to stores because they don´t fit through doors or because they were too large or too small for the rooms they were intended for.
When you measure a sofa, don´t just stop at the length or the width because that will not give you the full picture and the measurements can be incorrect. Here is how to measure properly: Width: Measure the width from arm to arm because that is usually the widest part of the sofa. You need to make sure that you are taking the width measurements at the widest point. For instance, if the sofa you selected has rolled arms, measure from outside the widest part of one arm to the other arm and not at the bottom near the legs.