As time goes on, couch cushions tend to wear out with repeated use. When a couch starts sagging, it's difficult to get in and out of it and often uncomfortable to sit on. A few do-it-yourself steps can be taken to preserve your sofa and stop it from sagging.Continue Reading
Remove the cushion covers from the sofa cushions. Read the cleaning instructions and follow them to clean the cushion covers. If you're able to wash the covers, the cleaning process should tighten up the fabric or shrink it just a bit so that when you return the cushions to them, the covers keep the foam taut. Move the cushions around so the same sections aren't always in the prime position for sitting.
Measure the sofa cushions. Cut sections of 1/2-inch thick foam to fit inside. Add the foam to the existing foam inside the cushions, making sure it is inserted evenly. If you need more support, add a second layer of foam.
Remove the cushions from the sofa and measure the seating area. Cut a piece of plywood that is about 1 inch smaller than the seating area all the way around. Set it down on the couch, then set the cushions on top of it.
To take apart a couch, remove the cushions, remove the legs, remove the upholstery, detach the arms, and separate the seat from the back. Depending on the reason you're dismantling the couch and its construction, this task can be easy or challenging. Minimize the removal of the upholstery if you intend to reassemble the furniture.Full Answer >
JCPenney and Walmart sell replacement cushions for rocking chairs. Homecrest Outdoor Living also sells replacement cushions, along with glides, springs, clips, rivets and other parts for rocking chairs and other furniture.Full Answer >
Glider rocking chair pads are cushions that line the arms, seat and back of a glider rocking chair. They come in a variety of thicknesses and styles. Some are designed to replace original cushions that are worn out or soiled.Full Answer >
Retailers that sell patio cushions on clearance include Bed Bath & Beyond, Lowe's, Wayfair, and Pier 1. The best time to purchase patio cushions on clearance is at the end of the summer season, when stores are looking to get rid of extra patio inventory.Full Answer >