Sectional sofa is basically a very nice alternative to substitute the love seat or even the traditional sofa without have to sacrifice the family matters. This kind of sofa is huge deal in some cases. Other than that, you need trick if you want to place the sectional in the small room like in an apartment. But still, you can make the best move by choosing the default configuration or make it as you want. There are things you need to know before buying a sectional for your living room. Check this out.
Terminology of sectional sofa
Basically there are only two terminologies of sectional such as Right Arm Facing (RAF) which means that the arm will be on your right when you face the piece and Left Arm Facing (LAF) which means that the arm will be on you left when you face it. Before you buy the sofa, you need to get comfortable with that term because you are going to need to get the right “facing” thing that matched your room. Single couch will be a good pair of the sofa as long as you choose the matching color with similar material. The right sectional will also determine that if your new sofa is going to work in the room or not.
Pieces of sectional sofa
In general, sectional is sold in two or more pieces of sofa. Of course the less piece of the sofa will require smaller budget on it. In general speaking, you will get a LAF sofa with three pieces of cushion on it, a square corner and also a RAF love seat However, love seat consists of two pieces of seat. But actually you can make it less bulky especially if your space is too small for full set of sectional. By eliminating the square corner and switch the RAF love seat with RAF corner sofa you will only need two pieces of sofa. RAF corner sofa will save your budget and also save your space. Do not forget about the standing lamp for the corner of the room.
There are several brands that sale the sectional. But if the available space is very limited that only allows one-seat sofa without arm stay in the middle of the room, you better think twice about putting sectional in the room. Other than that, no one is going to sit on the armless sofa.