There are three main types of sofas: soft sofas, hard sofas, and convertible sofas. Soft sofas are traditionally more comfortable than hard ones because they have cushions on the inside. Hard sofas can be more durable than soft ones because they don't have cushions that can wear out over time, but it is important to note that this is not always the case. Convertible sofas are versatile in that they can be used as a couch or a bed - perfect for when guests come over!
Gus* Modern is a collection of fashionable and modern upholstered seating, dining, beds, accents, lighting, and accessories created with size, proportions, and adaptability in mind for modern living.
Gus* makes its products using a variety of green approaches in order to reduce its environmental effect - including sofas to suit any modern living room.
These are the seven essential things you should think about when buying a new couch, from measurements to selecting a suitable frame.
1 - Try Before You Purchase
If you are considering buying a modern sofa for your home, it is important to try it out in person before making the purchase. Of course, in today's online shopping environment, that's not always possible, so reading online reviews may be the next best option. There are many factors that go into picking the right modern sofa for your home and the size, shape, and color of the sofa can all affect its comfort.
The tips below will help you pick the right modern sofa for your home:
Take note of the sofa's weight. The weight of a couch can greatly affect how comfortable it will be when sitting on it.
Research how firm or soft it is. A soft back will be more comfortable but may not last as long as a firmer one.
Find out how well it supports you
2 - Choose a Sofa With a Quality Frame
A good frame should be sturdy enough to support the sofa for many years. The kiln-dried hardwood frame of the Gus Modern Jane 2 Sofa is a great choice as it is strong and durable.
The kiln-dried hardwood frames are made of solid wood and are designed to be very sturdy. They are also quite durable, so they will last for many years without any problems.
Summary of the advantages of inner frame of kiln-dried hardwood:
Kiln-dried hardwood is durable and strong.
It is resistant to moisture.
It is not susceptible to insects or pests.
It does not require any kind of maintenance.
It is easy to assemble and disassemble.
3 - Examine the cushions
It is important to check the cushions when picking the right modern sofa for your home. A good cushion should be comfortable and provide enough support for your back and neck.
A good cushion should also not be too high or too low. It should come up to the level of your hips when you are sitting on it.
This beautiful sofa from Gus features three back cushions and two little bolster pillows filled with their environmentally friendly PET synthetic-down made from recycled water bottles.
4 - Make sure the fabric color goes with your decor
The modern sofa is a popular choice for many people because of its sleek and stylish design. These sofas also come in a variety of colors and fabrics. When you are purchasing a modern sofa, it is important to make sure that the fabric goes with your decor.
Different materials will look different under different lighting and can change the color scheme of your room. For example, if you have warm colors in your room, then it is better to go with neutral or cool colors for the sofa fabric.
The versatility of colors the Gus* Modern Towne Sofa is available in ensures there’s something to fit with your room’s decor. From Canyon Whiskey Leather to a Parliament Stone look - there’s something here for every palette.
5 - Make sure to get the measuring right
Measure the space you have before buying a sofa. Measure the length and width of the space. Then measure the depth of the space.
Measure your room to get an idea of how big or small your room is, and what kind of sofa you need to buy. The depth is important because it will determine if you can walk around it or not.
Make sure to measure your stairs if you need to get your sofa up them
Modern sofas are a great investment for a living room. They can be a focal point, and they offer comfort for the whole family.
But before you make your purchase, you should make sure that your stairs are wide enough to get your sofa in. If not, you will need to find another way of getting the sofa into your living room.
If you purchase the Gus* Adelaide Sofa it has the very handy feature of having legs than can be detached and reattached to allow it to pass through narrow entrances.
6 - Keep the main purpose of the sofa in mind
A modern sofa should be a place to entertain, relax and spend time with family and friends. It's important to think about what the sofa will be used for before buying it.
The type of material the sofa is made from will also affect how well it suits your needs. For example, if you want a sofa that is comfortable for lounging on, you will want one that has soft cushions and a fabric that you’ll look forward to lounging in.
The highly adoptable Gus* Modern Podium Modular 3 PC Sofa will give you many options and configurations, depending on what you need from your sofa.
7 - Make sure fire safety standards are met
One of the most important things to consider when buying a sofa is whether it meets fire safety standards. If you are not sure about what these standards are, make sure to ask your furniture retailer or contact your local fire department for more information.
Furniture is the most combustible item in the home. The sofa, in particular, is one of the most dangerous items in your home.
There are a few things that you should consider when buying a new sofa. You should make sure that it meets fire safety standards and has been tested for flammability.
All Gus* sofas are made without the use of flame retardant compounds in the upholstery foam to fulfill California TB117-2013 fire safety regulations.
Here are a few pointers to help you keep your sofa looking great for longer
To avoid fading, keep couches away from direct sunshine and heat sources.
To minimize swaying or frame damage, sofas should be placed on a flat surface.
To avoid distorting the upholstery, avoid sitting on the sofa's arms.
Regularly plumping your cushions can revitalize them.
To guarantee even wear, rotate the seat, back, and scatter cushions once a week.
Clean your couch and cushions with a handheld vacuum cleaner and/or an upholstery brush.
See here for the full Gus* sofa range and get ready to transform your living room.