Published at Friday, January 25th 2019, 02:05:42 AM by Carlene Albrecht. Modern. The most important things to consider are quality and comfort, especially if you plan to spend any amount of time on your sofa. The best looking sofa in the whole world cannot measure up to the most comfortable one. That is why you need to test drive one before you buy, just the way you would test drive a car.
Published at Friday, January 25th 2019, 01:07:21 AM by Izolda Dietrich. Industrial. A tight back in a sofa is upholstered but does not have loose cushions. The back has a firm feel and can provide a clean, tailored, and formal look. A waterfall sofa back has two or more vertical layers of gathered and billowing cushions that are attached to the back. Sofa seats are more than just places to discover lost items. The right feel of a seat is critical to your enjoyment of a sofa.
Published at Friday, January 25th 2019, 01:06:08 AM by Carlene Albrecht. Modern. When hanging anything above a sofa, keep in mind that the number one mistake people make is to hang something that´s too small. The piece, whatever it may be, should generally be about two-thirds the width of the sofa (unless you´re opting for something purposely over-scale). If you‘re hanging a group of pieces the same rule generally applies. Other than that the rules are pretty loose, so be creative and choose something that speaks to you and makes you smile.
Published at Friday, January 04th 2019, 03:04:04 AM. Traditional By Sophia Friedrich. That’s when reviews come in handy. Let previous buyers be your guide: did they find it too soft, too hard, or too flimsy? Pay attention to their critiques. But also pay attention to how the store responds. Flukes do happen, especially with online sales — sometimes couches come off the assembly line with a flawed coil spring or too much stuffing. Companies that respond admirably (say, by replacing the customer’s couch) are likely still worthy of your time.
Published at Friday, January 04th 2019, 03:04:03 AM. Modern By Sofia Franke. 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.
Published at Friday, January 04th 2019, 03:04:02 AM. Midcentury By Mia Foehrkolb. The eight-way hand tied springs system is one of the best support systems. The craftsman connects each spring to the adjoining one with a strong twine. The twine passes front to back, side to side and then diagonally in both directions, thus tying each spring securely. Another method is sinuous spring construction. Sinuous springs are “S”-shaped and run from the front of the seat to the back. These springs are supported by additional wires that cross from side to side. This also makes for a strong seat, and it might be the preferred option in a sleeker style or smaller frame because it requires less space.
Published at Friday, January 04th 2019, 03:04:01 AM. Industrial By Mafalda Fischer. DO consider how you’ll use the sofa – and be honest! Is it for TV watching, curling up with a good book or formal entertaining? There's no point in getting a stiff and formal sofa if you plan to put your feet up and watch TV, nor do you want your guests to sink into the cushions and not be able to get up when you're entertaining. DO buy the best quality you can afford. A sofa is a big investment and you want it to last. Remember, a sofa of average quality should last at least 10 years while a high-end sofa should last up to 25.
Published at Friday, January 04th 2019, 03:03:59 AM. Contemporary By Lovise Engel. Wrap the foam with multiple layers of batting. A small amount of spray adhesive applied to the foam can help the batting stick to it so it stays in place once you put the covers back on. If possible, have someone help you put the covers back on the cushions. All those layers of batting make it a tight fit- but that is what you're looking for, so ask someone to lend a hand to make your job less painful.
Published at Friday, January 04th 2019, 03:03:58 AM. Traditional By Jadwiga Busch. Sofas are meant for sitting, not sleeping. Although it's tempting to sleep—and sometimes you can't help dozing off—your sofa was not designed for it. Eventually, the frame and the cushion will sag and deteriorate because of the prolonged use. So while a nap now and then is fine, if you´re settling in for a full 8 hours do yourself a favor and make the trip to the bedroom.
Published at Friday, January 04th 2019, 03:03:57 AM. Modern By Izolda Dietrich. Going to such expense is only be worthwhile under a few conditions, and here they are: If the sofa has been in your family for a while and has been a prized possession with a history and special sentimental value, you may want to hold on to it. There are certain things which are irreplaceable, and you cannot put a monetary value on them.