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To wonder why most corner sofas go to look so terrible

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Tobythecat Mon 04-Mar-19 11:28:37

Im looking for a second hand, preferably leather corner sofa, and every single one i have found on the facebook marketplace is mishappen, out of shape and saggy. Even the ones that claim to be a year old look like something i would take to the fucking skip. The fabric ones seem to be the worst.

Because of the shape/size of my living room- i have to have a corner sofa. How can i find one that doesnt go to look like shit in a year? I have around £1300 to spend.

PennyMordauntsLadyBrain Mon 04-Mar-19 11:37:22

We bought a corner sofa four years ago, and like you say after a year it just looked like a sack of potatoes.

In fairness though, my sister has a more structured L-shape from M&S and it still looks like new after 2 years, so it might depend on the retailer.

I can’t wait to replace mine but with a toddler and another on the way there’s no point spending £££ on a new one just yet.

BuffaloCauliflower Mon 04-Mar-19 11:38:58

If you have that much to spend buy one new and get fibre filling so it lasts

QuantumWeatherButterfly Mon 04-Mar-19 11:49:03

Does it need to be second hand? If you could live without it being leather, you could get a new one from Nabru and have a hefty amount of change from £1300.

We've had ours for 3 years and they are still in great condition. The quality is great for the money.

OneStepSideways Mon 04-Mar-19 11:58:40

Our IKEA faux leather one has held its shape beautifully, its 8 years old now! Cheap too! It's a corner sofa that folds into a double bed and has storage space inside. Not very soft to sit on which is probably why it hasn't sagged!

NC0301191141 Mon 04-Mar-19 12:54:41

I bought a fabric corner sofa from Furniture Warehouse about 5 years ago for under £1,000 and it still looks as good as it did the day I bought it. It's used daily but not by children or dogs. Our cleaner plumps the cushions up every other week, but otherwise that's it.

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