I am in the market for a new couch, and I am having a very hard time deciding whether to reupholster my existing couch or to just buy new. Do you have any experience making a similar decision? How did you decide, what did you decide, and are you happy with what you picked? [more inside]
A coffeehouse near me has a couch I covet. No one there remembers where they got it from, but they think it was a major retailer. It has everything I love in a couch: tufted camelback, rolled arms, bench seat, and exposed legs. Can anyone ID the manufacturer?
I'm trying to find an affordable, healthy couch. I'm looking for a couch without flame retardants like PBDE and without polyurethane foam. But everything I find is WAY out of my price range. [more inside]
I have a couch (sofa) I love. It is, however, more than 10 years old and falling apart. Help me find a new one that shares its perfect qualities. [more inside]
I dream of a sofa; a down-filled, velvety-covered, charcoal grey or peacock-colored, high-armed place to lounge, read, and nap. Do you know where my dream couch can be found? [more inside]
Can anyone identify the designer or maker of the brown leather sofa in the upper left photo in this image ? Please not wild guesses - only answer if you know for certain. Thanks!
We just bought an awesome leather sofa for a good price on Craigslist. The leather is beautiful and we found out when we went to look at it that it contains down-wrapped spring-core cushions... which the internet tells me is basically the best thing to have inside sofa cushions. Except - a few of the springs are poking up funny. [more inside]
My roommate and I are looking for a decent (ie. higher quality than Ikea) loveseat (around 6 feet long) to fit in our small, currently very sparsely furnished apartment. However, all of the furniture stores that we've checked out say that delivery will take 6 weeks at the very least. Are there any stores in the Vancouver area that would be able to do this faster? [more inside]
The couch has an seamless integrated seat, not cushions. Pictures (including bonus sleepy elderly cat!) inside. [more inside]
How big is the hex wrench needed to remove the legs from a Natuzzi sofa? [more inside]
Came across this sofa and loveseat at a consignment shop last week and wondering if it's worth ~$1000 that the owner is asking for them. Pic 1 Pic 2 [more inside]
I need new sofa cushions. Help! [more inside]
I need to buy a couch, and for it to be comfy, decent-looking, relatively inexpensive, and bedbug free. I have an idea of the dimensions that my place can accomodate, but almost nothing else. Right now, I don't even know, what I don't know. How do?! [more inside]
So, I have a laptop with an HDMI port, a big ass HDTV, a Steam account and a comfy sofa and would like to bring all these things together. What peripherals do people use to do PC gaming on their TV? Some type of console-esque controller? A wireless keyboard and mouse? What do you balance your keyboard on? Trackball mouse? Please enlighten me with describing your setup. Bonus points for avoiding RSI.
Where do you go when you've graduated from IKEA and are ready for decent, but not necessarily heirloom quality furniture? We're just hoping to find some stuff to carry us through the next 8-10 years, or is that unrealistic? How much should we honestly expect to spend? [more inside]
There was poop on the sofa after the party. What do we do? [more inside]
White cotton-upholstered couch -- help me keep it clean. Pros and cons of using Scotchgard or similar product? Health risks for people and pets? Other methods? [more inside]
I'm looking to buy a smallish, modern gray couch for my new apartment. Catch: needs to be under $700. Help?
I'm looking to buy a smallish, modern gray couch for my new apartment. Catch: needs to be under $700. Help? [more inside]
We have a dream... to rearrange our media room so that the couch is not against the wall. The problem? It's this sofa, and the cushions do fall off after a few minutes of relaxed sitting, despite being weighted. We considered putting a heavy piece of furniture behind it, but that's not ideal as it takes up all the wonderful space we are trying to get back. Can you help us add a back to our couch? [more inside]
Can I hack my (Ikea Varnamo) couch? SHOULD I? [more inside]
How do you feel about your 2+ year old BoConcept sofa, couch or sectional? Was it properly upholstered? Is the leather wearing well? Do the legs stay on? Are you happy with your purchase? [more inside]
Can I fix the webbing on my couch? [more inside]
What would be the best color for a leather couch (not knowing the future color of walls)? Is there a couch color you have regretted? I'm going to buy this sofa. My plan is to keep it for a long time and through all the different places I will live. This is a couch that I eventually expect will be in my home office (and I think this classic design would be versatile). [more inside]
My boyfriend (who is 6'4") and I are buying a couch, and we're looking for one that would provide neck support for his head. My previous question about our cats has led me to believe we'd be best with a microfiber couch, but most tall-backed couches seem to be made of leather. Any ideas? [more inside]
Do I cut the piping off a sofa when making a new cover? Please help me avert a diy-disaster! [more inside]
I just moved into a dream wonderful "garden apartment" in a brownstone. The only downside is that it has an entryway that forces you to make a u-turn to get into the apartment. Normally, not a problem. But we need to buy a couch. A regular sized, real, adult persons not-dormroom style nice couch. And there's no way anybody could possibly maneuver one into here. Is there any places that sell couches that are nice but also can be partially disassembled? Even if just the arms could be taken off it would be great. [more inside]
A friend of mine is hunting for a sofa similar to this one - which was available at World Market until they pulled it a few months ago. Does anyone know where I can buy either this exact sofa, or something similar (a nice, minimalist, wood-framed three-seater)? [more inside]
Leather versus fabric furniture pros and cons. Is it worth the extra cost to get a couch in leather? This is regarding a Room and Board sofa, so if you have an opinion on R&B in general, feel free to join in. [more inside]
We have a two-year old sofa that looks terrible and needs to be cleaned. The upholstery is 100% light-colored polyester that looks like linen. The problem is that any water leaves a very noticeable ring on the fabric. Although we're pretty good about keeping food and drinks off the couch, we have a very drippy-nosed greyhound who has left dozens of little drip marks all over the cushions. Cleaning with water and a wet rag only makes the problem worse. I also tried using Goddard's Dry Cleaning fluid (a solvent), which just left a whitish spot. Any suggestions? Would hiring a professional do the trick?
Pet owners, what kind of sofa should I buy? [more inside]
We've had a couch in a storage unit for a few years now. We'd like to bring it back into our apartment. What precautions should we take before we bring it? (i.e. concerns about dust, pests, molds.) The couch is fabric (not microfiber to my recollection) and has not been wrapped.
Anyone have any experience with Urban Barn furniture, good/bad/otherwise? I'm considering buying a used sofa and chair, but wondering if I should take the money and buy a lesser name new set elsewhere, instead. [more inside]
Does anyone have any experience with or opinions on Room and Board or CB2 as sofa merchants? [more inside]
My landlord just bought a brand new sofa (this beige model) for my apartment, and I seem to have ruined it already by letting my friend sleep on it for a few days using dark-colored sheets. The area under the head/pillow is now slightly darker than the rest of the sofa; it looks as if it's always slightly wet. The cover can be dry-cleaned but will be expensive; what are the chances of it working? Are there any easier/less expensive alternatives?
Need a shallow, regular-length sofa. Depth doesn't seem to be a very search-friendly dimension. [more inside]
Is there such a thing as a good looking, comfortable, urine-resistant sofa? [more inside]
Why are sofas dumped beside the road always missing the cushions? [more inside]
How can I train my dog to stay off the sofa? [more inside]
After 4 months in storage, my red microsuede couch is now a gray velvet couch. Can I clean mildew from microsuede? How? [more inside]
Is there any real way of making a firm foam corporate style sofa more comfortable? [more inside]
Looking for a good place to buy a new, reasonably-priced couch in NYC. [more inside]
I can't get my couch upstairs. Help! [more inside]
Help me find a good upholsterer in NYC, preferably Brooklyn [more inside]
Sofas for tall people in NYC [more inside]
Where can I buy the chair featured in this video?
Is a microfiber sofa with a 'W' actually washable? Will I need to wash it? [more inside]
What makes for a comfortable, long-lasting sofa, and where can I get hold of one (in the UK)? [more inside]
If you search for sofas or sofa sets on Seattle's Craigslist, you see a lot of new sofas--many leather--being sold "out of the box," "original packaging," etc. for well below retail. Though the sellers are different, often the pictures are similar, like a scan out of a brochure. Anyone have any experience with this, or know what the deal is?
Where should I look for a nice couch? [more inside]
One of our couches was peed on at a party last night. A lot. [more inside]
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