Going out shopping for a new piece of furniture for your home can be a daunting but fun task. Most of the pieces that you will have in your home will be large, therefore taking up a substantial amount of space and you will probably have them for a very long so whatever you decide on should be nothing but the best fit. This is especially true when you are making a purchase for a sectional sofa.
Having the knowledge of what to expect while shopping and what you want pertaining to the color, style and the fabric will help you make the right purchase for your living room or family.
Before you head out to shop, do your research first, decide on the style you want and take the measurements of the space in which you plan on putting the sectional sofa. You should also get the color scheme right lest you will end up with sectionals that do not blend with your interior décor.
Lastly, you should set the price range for the sectional sofa that you can afford. Speaking of which, it is important to note that sectional sofas are a little bit more expensive than the traditional couches though. They do of course provide you with a few great advantages like additional seating space, the ablitity to change the layout of your room when you may feel the need and they can even eliminate the need for a love seat or a recliner.
To get you started, the following are some of the best sectional sofas there are in the market.
The very first word that pops to mind upon seeing this piece of furniture is versatility. It has a dynamic design as a two piece four seat sectional sofa. This furniture makes it possible for you to create space in your living room that covers your needs. Its designers added blended linen for seat strength and durability, and comfort as well as beauty.
The cushions have inner springs that add to the comfort, as well as the durability of the piece. It is also remarkably easy to assemble.
It is a bit more costly than most of the standard sectional sofas.
This full-length sectional unit features a futuristic design covered in faux leather. It has the benefit of wide seating spaces,capable of seating up to six making it a piece of out this world. It features an unique adjustable back support and an elongated chaise for an extraterrestrial appeal. The seat cushions are filled with comfort foam in tufted, tight, soft touch faux leather. Available in black or white. It’s style and looks will fit effortlessly into many environments
It’s contemporary style which is very easy on the eye. Very easy to fit together with tools and instructions included.
The back rests can be a bit of a challenge to adjust.
The sizeable Orland Sectional Sofa from Baxton Studio is classy and contemporary with a youthful vibe. Spacious. Sleek. Urban. All of the pieces included with this set are made with a wooden frame, firm foam cushioning made to last, and soft to touch white bonded leather. The backrest cushions are removable and are fastened to the frame with strong Velcro strips. The sofa and chaise are freestanding pieces, not permanently connected to one another. It features black plastic legs designed with non-marking feet that finish off the look of it nicely. The Orland Living Room Sectional can be wiped cleaned easily with a solvent of mild detergent and water, should the need arise. This style is also offered with the chaise on the opposite side as well as both configurations in brown bonded leather (each sold separately). Minor assembly is required.
As you can see, this sofa has lots of pros with it. It is comfortable, soft and has a very modern look about it. Suitable style and looks make it a good candidate for many surroundings. Easy to care for and keep clean. Can be bought with the chaise on the left or right.
Some may not like the fact the chaise and sofa are free standing and can drift apart in use.
This sectional sofa adds a much more modern look to any style of interior décor with ease. It features cushions made of plush microfiber, a chaise set up that is reversible and a sturdy frame made from a hardwood. This sectional seat also features a button tufted design on both the Ottoman and the cushions.
There are lots of pros with this sofa but just to mention but a few, it is comfortable, soft and has a modern clean look about it, fitting into and transforming any kind of décor. The polyester microfiber used on it also makes its cleaning very easy. In addition to this, it is easy to assemble.
It may not be as sturdy as you expect it to be upon delivery, and may keep moving apart at the joints if not properly connected.
This is a modern two piece sectional sofa that oozes style and is available in a variety of colors. It has a love seat and a three-seater sofa along with two pillows to accent the design. Solidly constructed hardwood frame. Strength and style.
It is a very comfortable piece that is easy to put together, not to mention it looks great.
Its cushions, in comparison to the other sectional sofas in it price range use low-quality foam on the cushions that may not last as long as expected.
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For those who love changing up the position of their furniture at home, they will find this piece pretty handy as it is reversible and unlike many sectional sofas can be used either on the left or the right side of the room. It features an upholstery made of leather that gives it a classic style and makes it easy to clean. The back cushions, as well as the seats, are easily removable and come with matching pillows and Ottoman.
It is a hardy, flexible and easy to assemble sectional sofa. The seating cushions are a little firm but comfortable and the backing cushions have a lot more give making this an overall comfortable choice for your home. Easy to clean and looks great in many settings.
Given that it is made from leather, you may have to incur extra costs to maintain the quality of the leather.
Go wild and out of this world with this sectional seat’s design. A very stylish two-piece sofa covered with blended linen and it has a rectangular shape as the base of its design. Between the two pieces are interlocking metallic devices that keep the chaise and the sofa tightly held together. Easy to assemble and move.
For its price, its quality is great. It is also large in size and is easy to assemble.
The cushions may be too firm at first for some peoples comfort, even though they can soften up later.
A large size set that has a very elegant look about it. All round great value in design, quality materials and price. It was made with maximum comforts in mind and would have to be one of Divano Romas most comfortable sectional sofas in their range. It comes with a large Ottoman which can double as a coffee table. It is constructed with a solid hardwood frame and features a reversible chaise so it can be used in either a left or right configuration.
High quality look and feel, solid construction. Will fit right in with many surroundings.
The assembly instructions aren’t the easiest to follow. A little firm for some.
An ultra modern two tone contemporary design. It features carefully selected soft microfiber and durable bonded leather upholstery as well as chrome legs which give it that distinctive look. It has a flexible design in that the headrests and armrests can be adjusted for individual comfort. Sure to be a suitable fit in many surroundings. Comes in black/grey and white/grey.
Very beautiful design that can match many different style surroundings with ease. Adjustibility.
The cushions are firm at first and will need a little use to soften.
This sectional from Home elegance comes in chocolate rhino textured microfiber with dark brown bi-cast vinyl (faux leather). You can be configure it as a right side or left side chaise sectional sofa. There is a matching ottoman (9909CH-4) to comlplement this set which is sold separately. Seat construction includes pocket inner spring coils for support and quality poly fiber fill.
Firm but comfortable seating with a good, clean look about it. Pretty good value.
The assembly instructions are a little vague, with the print and diagrams a bit small to read easily. But it isnt very difficult to set up.
A stylish, 3-piece, contemporary sectional sofa set with a free storage ottoman and two square two tone cushions. It is made with soft touch, easy to clean microfiber and faux Leather upholstery. The sofa and the chaise have an interlocking metal device between them to keep the 2 pieces tightly held together. Smart clean lines are sure to appeal to many.
Easy on the eyes and easy to clean too. Easy to assemble.
The seat cushions are filled with comfort foam which will be a bit firm until it has had some time to break in.
This smart looking 2-piece sectional brown leather sofa set comes with 2 accent pillows and a few smart features too. It has a reversible design, allowing it to be a 2-Seat Sofa in either a left or right configuration. It has tufted back and seat cushions, with the seat cushions being filled with foam and pocket coils for comfort and durability.
Definitely a good value brown leather sofa that looks much more expensive than it is. Its also very easy to clean and to maintain those good looks.
The armrests don’t feel the sturdiest.
Show off your style with this futuristic 2-piece sectional sofa that features stunning clean and sleek lines. It looks every bit the part of a set you might find at twice the price, both with it’s looks and build quality. Each piece includes adjustable head rests, lower back support, wide seating and chrome accent support legs. Available in either espresso or burgundy.
Magnificent styling, it shouts out class and elegance. Sturdy construction. Its also very easy to clean and maintain.
The style of the support legs is fine but care must be taken they dont mark a softer floor surface
Here you have a perfect fusion of both contemporary and classic design. This collection of 4-piece modular sectionals is covered in soft linen-like polyfiber. With plush seating and back support, each piece is accented with asymmetrical tufting and stitching to enhance your living space. Available in gray or blue color.
The above are just a small selection of some of the most comfortable sectional sofas there are currently in the market. They are not the only ones, but they definitely will give you a starting point.
There are so many kinds, from modern sectional sofas to vintage leather sofas, from traditional one piece couches to couches that turn into beds. When you start to look, it can seem a little overwhelming from the many variations you come across. Have no fear though.
I think it is best to have a few ideas of what you would like to get with your new sofa, but also to have an open mind as you take your time to browse and learn about the many new designs and features the manufacturers have on offer. You may just see something new that really sparks your interest and you know it’s what you would like to have in your home.
Buying a sofa is a fairly important decision to be made as it can be a focal point in our daily living, often where we get to spend quality time together with the people whom we are closest with.
Hopefully this selection will at least give you an idea of what to expect and help you form a good idea about what you really like and what is most suitable for you.