Our guides to buying a sofa

Looking for more information on buying a sofa? You’re in the right place. Whether you’re a first-time home owner looking to kit our your new pad or decorating your house, we’ve got lots of hints and tips to help you navigate the world of sofas.

Our expert guides cover everything from what to look for when buying and styling your sofa to even how to care and look after the fabric. Explore our guides to get started.

Everything you need to know: Furniture fire regulations in the UK

The Furniture and Furnishings (Fire Safety) Regulations 1988 in the UK sets fire resistance levels for upholstered furniture.

The Martindale Test: Fabric Rub Count

Not only do you need to consider which type of material is best for your needs, you need to ensure that the chosen fabric will last well.

What is the most durable sofa fabric?

The fabric that covers your sofa needs to stand up to everyday life and last a long time. With care, it should still look great in years to come.