Corner u shaped sectional sofa or sectionals, are common because they can accommodate more people and alternative design fits almost any interior. These beds take up more space, however, and can be difficult to place in some rooms that are small or awkwardly shaped. It is important to know the exact measurements of the sofa if you plan to move, rearrange your furniture, or get a cover for the couch
You need Tape Measure
- Measure the height of the u shaped sectional sofa, from the floor to the top of the back of the couch. Place the edge of the tape measure on the floor and watch to see what the measurements is the highest point on the back of the sofa. The height of a sectional sofa is usually the same all the way around. If your have varying height, measure the highest part if you measure to determine whether it enters through a door.
2. Determine its height by measuring from the floor to the top of the seat cushions. This measurement is not normally necessary unless you measure an overcoat or dress plans.
3. Measure from the outer edge of one side of the u shaped sectional sofa to the outside edge of the opposite side. Repeat on both sides to have length and width. If your leg has an unusual shape, for. Instance. U-shaped or S-shaped, measure from the outside edge of each side to the next. You can have more than two measurements, depending on the exact shape of your sofa.
4. Figure out the width, or depth, of the sofa by measuring from the front of the u shaped sectional sofa at the back.
Tips and Warnings
Write down each measurement, so you have the exact register and you will not confuse any measurements. Sometimes it can be 1/4 of an inch off does not receive the couch through a doorway.
Measure each section of the corner sofa for itself if you measure it to move it, and you want to make sure it will fit on the staircase or through doorways.
Double and triple check your measurements if they are for a covering. Mistakes on these measurements can be expensive.