Published at Tuesday, August 01st 2017. by Nynette in Sofas Center.
A day earlier I was sitting with my family, and we were having a casual conversation about what should be done & what not, at our new home renovation. We are shifting into our new house within a week or two, and we still have so many things to get done. Amidst our conversation of buying the perfect sofa set, my brother came up with an idea to go for something different this time. At present, we have a five-seater Fabric Sofa Set. Then my father said, "There are only two options to choose from. Either we can go for Wooden Sofa sets or different color and print of fabric sofa sets." I and my brother were surprised as it was an understatement. That was the moment I decided that everyone should be aware of the distinctive types of sofa sets available in the market.
Now stand the sofa up on its side and wrap across in at least three sections: right over the armrests, and in the middle. For very long sofas make two midsection bands to catch the edges of the side blankets. Fold the excess of the moving blankets over the bottom. (There is no need to cover the whole bottom, unless you want to, but it is important to cover the corners.) Remove the legs, if removable. If legs cannot be removed - wrap and tape the moving blanket around the legs of the sofa-bed. Flip the sofa and do the same for the other side.
Nylon: Best for the fabric sofa which is kept for the rough and tough use, because it can take all the pet claws of the sharp object scratches gloriously. The wear and tear caused because of the rigorous usage will not be noticeable. The nylon fabric upholstery might fail to impart an elegant look to your sofa, and it might also get faded when exposed to sunlight.
Before wrapping a sofabed ("hide-a-bed" couch) for moving, make sure that the sofa can fit through the doors and can be safely moved out and brought into your new home. Try to remember if the sofa bed was moved in as one piece or if it was assembled inside. Was there any remodeling done, that might have narrowed the hallway? If you think that the sofa would not fit through the door, call the original store or sofa-bed manufacturer and see if they can come and disassemble it for you and then reassemble in the new place. This service might cost around $175.00 and it is well worth it.
Wrapping a sofa bed for moving with moving blankets requires some skill and experience. Sofas, and especially sofa-beds, are bulky and heavy furniture. If you do not have experience, wrapping a sofa bed with moving blankets it is probably better left for professional household movers on the move day. On the other hand, a Quilted Sofa Cover can easily be used for moving a couch, and then reused to cover a sofa for long term storage, protection from dirt, dust, pet claws, fading from sun exposure, etc. Regular sofas normally do not present much of a challenge, because even though they are large - they are light-weight, but a large heavy sofa-bed might cause you trouble on the move day.
Already, buying a sofa is a tedious task, and with this abundant of designs and colors, we tend to go Topsy-turvy and then eventually fail to decide the best one. And when it is a fabric sofa set, the confusion level doubles, because of there being numerous eye-capturing and unique, comfortable choices available. So, to overcome this tohubohu, one should bullet-list their requirements and their preferences in the first place and then try to match as many required qualities as possible.