What are the criteria for choosing the upholstery of a sofa? In photo: the upholstery of a sofa is chosen with care in order to be in cohesion with the life of the living room (sofa corner Palio, composed of a 2 places without armrest with ottoman and fabric chaise from 2399 euros, H & H).
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In the heart of the living room, the sofa H & H invites to good times at home. If the style, shape or size are decisive factors, the upholstery of the sofa is chosen with care. In leather or velvet, each material has its advantages. It is wise to study all this before validating the desired model. Follow the essential criteria to define the ideal coating of your H & H sofa from a panel of 300 fabrics, 40 colors and as many qualities of leather, proposed by the brand.
With different appearances and varied uses, the coverings of a sofa have qualities of each. More and more worked, these materials are designed to last over the years and maintain a beautiful appearance despite more or less intense use. Among the elements that can push up the bill, the coating is not always decisive. Above all, it is essential to dwell on the quality of the material.
A sofa adapted to the needs of the home
The upholstery of the sofa is chosen in the first place according to the occupants of the house. With domestic animals, for example, the leather does not catch the hair but is marked with each scratch. Conversely, the microfiber sofa resists clashes and does not retain dust through a very tight weave material. Essential qualities for a sofa in a home with young children or who likes to receive.
The choice of the sofa depends on the house, its inhabitants and the needs (corner sofa Dax, from 3597 euros, H & H).
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A necessary maintenance to preserve the best of his sofa
With different strengths, sofas require more or less maintenance depending on the coverings. Synonymous with quality, leather has the advantage of being easy to clean. It does not absorb liquids when treated and does not retain odors. In the event of a task, a simple cloth moistened with soap can give it a beautiful appearance. In order to keep it in time, the leather just needs to be fed from time to time.
The leather is a full quality coating, beyond a neat style (sofa Zembla, 3 seats leather, from 2099 euros, H & H).
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With a simple vacuum cleaner, the microfiber sofa is also easy to clean. Synthetic fabric with a peach skin effect, it is often possible to wash the seat covers in the machine. An indispensable quality in some houses.
Small flat velvet sofa, it is difficult to clean. A task can be faded (provided it is not greasy) with a chamois leather.
The cover of the sofa, a criterion also for comfort
Depending on the cover of the sofa, the seating comfort is different. To the touch, the microfiber sofa with a peach skin effect is soft and pleasant. It also has the advantage of being comfortable in winter as in summer with a temperate fabric. In another style, the velvet sofa creates a cozy space and is very pleasant to the touch, an important quality in the living room.
The coating of the sofa affects its feel and comfort (sofa Margaux, 2 places, fabric, from 1499 euros, H & H).
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Coatings for different sofa styles
Noble matter, with a sublime appearance, the leather is connoted to a certain quality. It defines a unique atmosphere, a lounge with an elegant spirit. It is also known for its patina over the years that gives it another beauty. Note that different qualities of leather exist at variable rates.
In tune with the times, the velvet sofa brings a retro touch while being very current. It is integrated in many styles, from the industrial atmosphere to the Scandinavian atmosphere.