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What is my Sofa made off?

What is my Sofa made off?

Sofas have of multipleparts and each part can be made usingvarious types of materials.It is important to be aware it to select right oneand you can narrow down your options by looking at the budget, lifestyle etc. Households with pets and lots of children will need a Sofa made from resilient materials that are easy to clean and scratch free. If you’re living on your own or in a couple, you might be able to get away with something a little more delicate.

You should also think about how much use the sofa will get. The main sofa in front of your television will need to be more hard-wearing than one in a room designed for occasional use, for instance.

A Sofa normally will have the following parts.

  1. Upholstery material
  2. Filler
  3. Sofa frame
  4. Support belts


An Upholstery material:

Upholsterymaterial is the top cover of the Sofa and there is so much to know about it regarding comfort, style, and luxury that it offers. Today, people don’t just want their furniture to be stylish, but they also want it to be comfortable.
• 1. Leather
• 2. Fabric
• 3. Faux Leather


Leather sofas are made natural leather as upholstery material.

Note that there are various types of Leather apart from its colour.

  1. High grain Leather
  2. Top grain Leather
  3. Genuine silk Leather
  4. Bonded Leather

When to choose Leather Sofa?

Leather sofas are resistant to scratches compared Faux Leather. They are also very supple and shiny. Note that, they are very expensive and typically they consume more than 50 percent of the cost of the sofa.
 That said, when you consider the longevity of a leather sofa, it beats all other materials. If you like the feel of Leather and have the budget you can choose Leather Sofas.

The most popular upholstery material is fabric. The upholstery fabric is the most important factor in deciding the look and comfort of upholstered furniture. Numerous options for upholstery fabric are available in the market for you to choose from. If you are new to the world of upholstery, have a look at the types of upholstery fabric and decide which type will best suit your home’s needs.
  1. Cotton
  2. Linen
  3. silk
  4. Velvet
  5. Chenille
  6. Jute

Faux Leather

Like the best kinds of polyester, velvet will not warp or mark easily. Its fibres are also unlikely to snag or unravel, because there are fewer weaves raised. The colours also tend to be extremely vibrant, as the fibres are packed much more densely, which means velvet is ideal for homeowners that want to make a statement.
That said, velvet can be produced using either synthetic or natural fibres. Synthetic velvet is generally very robust, while natural velvet needs a little more care. The fibres are vulnerable to direct sunlight, and spillages will be quickly soaked up. Velvet also tends to attract pet hair.

Filler materials:

Filler material and its density decides the comfort of the sofa. The most popular filler material is a Polyurethane Foam.

  1. PU Foam

There are different densities of foam available. The arrangement of these is vital for the comfort. It’s naturally elastic. Refurno has an internal facility to manufacture PU foam.   There are other materials which are not popular in India.

  1. Latex
  2. Spring

Sofa frame:

The frame is important for the life of the sofa. It also contributes significantly to the weight of the sofa.
  1. Wood
The most popular material for the frame is wood. There are different types of wood used.
  1. American Pine
  2. Silver Oak
  3. Neem wood
  1. Metal frame
  2. Moulded plastic
Metal and Moulded plastic are not so popular in India.