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How to Make a Sofa Back for a Daybed Sofa
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If you have an old daybed in your home that is just taking up space, consider transforming it into a sofa. You can do this solely by accessorizing it with living room embellishments such as throw pillows and couch blankets that will make the daybed appear more like a sofa than a child's bed. Be creative and resourceful, trying to use what you already have at your home.Difficulty:EasyInstructions

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How to Make an Old Sofa Into a Porch Sofa
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Anyone who has gone to college or has sent a child to college is familiar with the sight of an old sofa on the porch of a student rental. Although the sofa is grubby and torn, most kids don't mind using it. That image may make you cool to the notion of using an old sofa on your own porch, but you can do a much better job with a sofa by protecting it from the elements and keeping it attractive. A s

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A Comparison of a Sofa to the Petrie Sofa
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If you have considered a Petrie-style sofa — a sofa styled after that used by characters Rob and Laura Petrie on the Dick Van Dyke television series — there is more to think about than style alone. This midcentury modern design, also called a variety of other names, differs from today's standard sofa specifications. Compare different styles to determine whether a Petrie style can provi

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Can I Put Different Colored Sofa Cushions on My Sofa?
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Styles and trends are always changing. Times were when you purchased furniture, you bought a matching set. A living room might have a matching sofa, loveseat and chair, along with matching tables and lamps. Today, matching is less common. Many people enjoy selecting each piece as part of a composition so that their room design is truly personal. Two trends that capitalize on this desire are the sh

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How to Convert a Sofa Into a Sleeper Sofa
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Several furniture companies manufacture sofa sleepers in all shapes and sizes. From full size to king size, sleeper sofas give you an extra bed in your home to use for unexpected guests or your teenage daughter’s sleepover. To convert a sofa into a sleeper sofa takes a small amount of strength and an open area in the room to set the bed down. Once you convert the sofa to a sleeper, add s

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Pull-Out Sofa vs. Sofa
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Sofas are a common fixture in most living rooms, and choosing one can be a chore. One key choice is whether or not to buy a pull-out sofa to occasionally turn your living room into a guest room, or to simply get the most comfortable sofa you can. Each choice has its benefits, but also some drawbacks.

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How to Get Tar Out of a Sofa
Category : Home & Garden
The sofa in your home most likely gets a lot of use by you and your family. It is not hard to believe when strange substances end up on it. Some of these substances can cause a stain if left on the sofa and not dealt with. Tar, for example, is a thick, black residue that can get on your sofa from the bottom of someone's shoes or as a byproduct of tobacco. Using effective cleaning methods, you can

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Sofa FAQ
Category : Home & Garden
Relaxing on your favorite sofa is something everyone in the home enjoys. Whether napping, reading, conversing or watching television, sofas are a preferred seat in living and family rooms. A myriad of fabrics, leathers, patterns and textures creates a suitable sofa for every decor and lifestyle. Reclining mechanisms, sofa beds, theatre seating and sectionals provide specific features designed to a

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What Is a Pub Sofa?
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When it’s your favorite team’s season, tailgating can connect you with other fans. If it gets cold, though, or if you’d like to enjoy the game from your home, having a pub sofa will let you and your friends celebrate your team and the game from a comfortable spot. No matter who your favorite team is, you can find a pub sofa to decorate with and show off your team pride. Identi

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How to Buy a Used Sofa
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A sofa is often one of the most expensive pieces of furniture that has to be bought for a home. If you need a couch and you are on a tight budget, you may want to consider buying used. There are many good deals, but there are a few important things that you should know before you buy. Read on to learn how to buy a used sofa.Difficulty:Moderately EasyInstructions How much do you want to spend?De

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