How To Measure A Sofa To Fit Through A Door

Complete Guide On How To Measure A Sofa To Fit Through A Door

Most people buy sofa because it looks good or maybe it matches the design decorations of their house, but forgetting the first step to consider which how to measure a sofa to fit through a door before buying a sofa. Be sure that your new sofa will fit through all the entryways, stairwells and lifts.

There are a few things to take note of How To Measure A Sofa To Fit Through A Door:

How To Measure A Sofa To Fit Through A Door

The Access:

Doorway

  • You have to know the height and width of your door before purchasing the sofa.
  • You should measure height(h) and width(w) of the door.
  • You should make nothing obstructs the doorway.
  • Check for permanent installments in the house which may obstruct doorway access like; burglary protectors, gas meters, radiators, letterbox and wall jacket hangers.
  • You should measure the diagonal depth of sofa to determine if it will go with an angle through the doorway.

How To Measure A Sofa To Fit Through A Door

Hallway

  • You should measure the length of the interior wall and door to make sure you have enough room. This is to make sure there is enough room for maneuvering.

How To Measure A Sofa To Fit Through A Door

Stairwells

  • Measure the height, width, and depth to ensure easy turning on the stairs.
  • Measure also any doors on the stairwell to make sure the sizes will enable for easy turning.

How To Measure A Sofa To Fit Through A Door

Lifts

  • Measure the lift’s door height and width also inside dimension of the lift
  • Check the lift weight capacity against the weight sofa to avoid excess weight.

How To Measure A Sofa To Fit Through A Door

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  • Remove the legs of the sofa. If you can, remove the legs of the sofa for easy access.
  • Make sure to measure the sofa and the area or space where the sofa will pass through.
  • For carpeted spaces, place a¬†cardboard on the floor for easy maneuvering.
  • Make sure to remove the cushions, this will not only lessen the weight of the sofa but also allow for easy moving around.
  • If you are having difficulties moving the sofa or unsure how to measure the sofa, get help from the manufacturer or seller or hire professionals.
  • Some sofa can be really heavy to carry, you should find extra help either from friends or family members or best request the services from the seller.

 

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