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HELP Will my new sofa get softer?

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bluetongue Sat 21-Dec-19 08:02:51

After months of searching my new sofa arrived yesterday. I tried loads in different stores and this one seemed like a good compromise as far as size, price and comfort goes.

The size and style are great in my house but the sofa is much firmer than I remember. It doesn’t help that I was used to sitting on a saggy old sofa.

I’ve already told myself that if I don’t like it in a month or so I can sell it on Gumtree but obviously I’d rather not.

Some online research shows that others have had the same happened and that their sofas have softened after a ‘breaking in’ period. Does anyone have any experience with the same issue?

The only saving grace is that the sofa was on special and wasn’t super expensive to start with.

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BF888 Sun 29-Dec-19 21:00:15

Sofa’s will soften over time, they’re a lot like mattresses in that sense.

Try not to worry about it, just invite lots of people round to sit on it 🤣

Perid0t Sun 29-Dec-19 21:02:25

Yes! X

gamerchick Sun 29-Dec-19 21:18:11

It will don't worry. You could always pad it out with a quilt and pretty quilt cover in the mean time. Plus have the added bonus of a blanket for a nap.

bluetongue Mon 30-Dec-19 09:20:44

It’s softer already. Of course now I’m worried it will be too soft!

Looks like the sofa is staying smile

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Southmouth Thu 02-Jan-20 12:38:21

Yes it will definitely soften over time, I had felt the same when we got ours but it’s very comfortable yet still firm.

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