Sofa Legs

Sofa Legs may seem such a simple aspect of the sofa's of today however they are essential given the role they play in the offering support. They create the space between the area to which you sit and the floor around you. Depending on the design of the area to which you sit, they can also be a bespoke feature and element to the look of the sofa as a whole. Likewise, sofa legs can be a varying feature, made from a great variety of materials and in a great variety of styles, visually.

Sofa legs can be bought as a seperate fitting to the base of the sofa and you can now have control as to how you wish to enable your sofa to look. Their role is just the same of the legs you get on a bed and there are a great number of parallels between both types of leg as a fitting. For many, this can be a great wat to add a touch of class to a sofa; for some people they even paint their sofa legs to contrast and mix with the look and ambience of the room. This can also be a proven, easy way from which to improve your upholstery. On the average typical sofa, this is also the one area the owner of the sofa can change with ease and more often than not, by themselves.

Now most of all as sofa legs, the other industry term used hand in hand is sofa feet. This is how the retail industry and the sofa manufacturing industry very much refer's to them. The same can also be said for the majority of upholsterers who make it their business to maintain and repair sofa's. This is one of the few areas though where from a set of instructions this can be a DIY type of project that anyone can do. Where you would need an upholsterer to re-upholster a sofa, you can actually change the legs of a sofa yourself. It may be fiddly however it is also a manageable type of job.

From the offset, this may seem a mundane and simple item that makes up a sofa, however there is a lot more to sofa legs than you may first think. For starters there are the materials to which they can be bought. Sofa legs can most of all be bought made from wood, wood and metal complete with castors and the other variety is the type made from wood with slipper cups. There are also the complete metal legs; most commonly this type of leg is manufactured from stainless steel for a more high-end bespoke finish. The latter variety has very much come alive and become highly popular for minimalist sofa's and sofa design alike. The legs you see so often on sale online and offline are there most of all for being able to serve replacement requirements. This can be in the case of sofa legs becoming damaged through wear and tear or, as mentioned, the want and need to change the look of the sofa to enable it to fit with the ambience and character of the room.

Where design can bridge with the materials used to create and make a design of sofa leg, it is also worth considering the manner to which sustainability is now key. This is the case across all aspects of design nowadays and sofa legs alike are a pivotal item within sofa design. Retailers and manufactured now have to be seen to source materials which are eco-friendly and above all else, ethical. There now has to be the case as to whether a retailer would rather sell a cheap sofa leg, easy to sell or a more sustainable type of sofa leg, in turn more ethical and considerate in terms of how it has been sourced and manufactured. Though more expensive, there is now the possibility to purchase sofa legs manufactured from recycled materials. Naturally, the benefit of this is the lowered carbon footprint in the process of manufacturing the sofa leg itself.

Materials being one key area, there is also the type of finish and colour to choose in getting the sofa legs to match with the rest of the upholstery. With wooden sofa legs this can span choosing to have legs in a gloss, varnished finish or a more rustic and rough look. The other option is plain and out of the pack. Also with the wooden variety is the colour of wood you wish to have and whether you wish to purchase sofa legs already painted. When dealing with the metal types of sofa legs the key is to choose the type of metal and metal finish to go for. Between the two materials there is more to choose from with the wooden sofa legs; they also tend to be a bit cheaper also. If budget is of no object then you can for sure have a lot of fun in choosing bespoke, unique sofa legs.

There is then the case of whether you wish to go for traditional or contemporary in terms of the design and style. There is a big difference between either type of leg and weirdly enough, people have begun to upcycle old furniture and replace old traditional legs with more contemporary and modern legs. This does go hand in hand to a great degree as there tends to be shifts in general furniture trends and tastes. It also helps to think what kind of property you live in. If you live in a Victorian property with period features and décor, then it may be cool to go with a unique, wooden type of sofa leg.

To add to this there is then the area of practicality in terms of the design and type of sofa leg you wish to go for. As you know this is something that can for sure add a touch of class to a sofa. To add to this a good sofa leg can 100% change the way you can use your sofa. Sofa legs with wheels are for one, much easier to move. This is a commonly choosen and ideal type of sofa leg for use on wood flooring and for sure very popular with older types of sofa's. A typical style of sofa leg with wheels is for the base to be made from wood, with a cast metal casing to which the wheels sit below. At present, brass is the most common and popular finish and design for this type of sofa leg.

With this type of sofa leg in question, the level of detail is greater than ever nowadays right down to the fact you can choose and buy wheels to suit your taste. The end consumer and use can have more control on how they want to have their legs look, more now than at any time before. Replacing this component is perfect for a sofa which may have the need to be moved from time to time on a regular basis. You do however need to shop around and maybe even look online to purchase this type of leg for your sofa. There are a number of dedicated ecommerce stores online which come up when you search for "sofa legs with wheels". From here, the websites can offer all of the necessary information and guidance as to how you can best choose the perfect overall sofa legs.

With sofa legs, what they do, the materials they are made from, the different types of them and every other aspect covered, replacement legs is a key area to cover. After all, this is the most popular reason as to why people look to buy them to attach to the base / bottom of their sofa. When it comes to replacement sofa legas, they are ideal when reupholstering old furniture and replacing old or damaged legs or feet. They are also ideal for replacing if you wish to transform the look and appearance of an item of furniture. If done correctly and you choose the right legs to fit to your sofa, this can be a cheap process and decision to undertake. If it may be to fix your sofa from it being damaged, make sure the lower base of the sofa is in a good enough condition to be able to attach a new leg to.

Fitting a new sofa leg is a process which needs to be carried out carefully. If you are planning to buy new sofa legs, be it metal or wooden or any other material, the process should be straightforward. The packaging should come with the legs, complete with the necessary instructions and a metal dowel screw or hanger bolt and T-Nut fitting. This should be a complimented with all the standard fixings all of which are needed to successfully attach a replacement sofa leg. When it comes to hanger bolt sizings, no matter whether you buy off the high street or online, you should be able to choose the size of the hanger bolt. When it comes to European and UK sofa legs, this is very much the norm in terms of what usually comes with the packaging.

Where you have the leg base which will be designed to act to hold and support the weight of the sofa, you can always guarantee there will be a pointed metal fixing to place into the sofa base. This is the main type of design and way to which a sofa leg will be fixed. This will simply be a screw-in design, which is by far the most common and most easy way to attach and remove a sofa leg. There are also a lot of other designs of furniture which have all followed suit with this design for attaching and un-attaching sofa legs.

More fiddly and complex to attach, there are then the bracket type of design for attaching legs, most often seen on metal sofa leg designs. Known as a bracket type of sofa leg, this is also known as a metal plate glide type of leg. To fit, you have to screw straight to the underside of furniture, thanks to the top plate. The design does vary as there are the hinge like plates which have to slide into place. They tend to most often be made from aluminim due to their sheer strength and overall reliability. There are then also finishes which can be chose, with chrome being one of the most popular types of finish for this type of sofa leg. One good advantage however, even if hard to fit / fix to a sofa, is that the brackets can be changed over time and you can replace from having a circular leg to a triangular leg, as an example. There are a great variety of leg brackets you can purchase.

There is then the simple, more dated type of wooden leg which you can simply drill through. This type of leg is not so fashionable nowadays and it is seen more on a lot of sofas from the 1980's; it is also a popular type of sofa leg on a lot of leather sofas. Where they can work well, based on the strength of the wood and the ways the pressure is absorbed is that they can take a lot more wear and tear. The weight is simply spread out more and this can also leave less of a mark on different types of flooring. They can however make sofa's a little hard to move around in the room and they have little character. As mentioned, this is a design not often seen as much nowadays on a lot of the sofa's you'll see in a lot of the sofa retailers.

Going into great detail you will see that no matter where you look there are endless designs of wooden sofa legs. This is a specific type of leg available in no end of shapes and sizes as well as dimensions. As covered, there are the classic and contemporary wooden sofa legs and then there is the terminology for the design of the legs, in detail. There are also the wooden legs WITH and WITHOUT the castors (the castor variety being the legs with wheels attached). There are so many common designs and varities such as the bun feet design, turned legs, tapered legs, angled legs and curved legs. With each variety you can then choose by shape; whether you wish to go triangular, circular and square shaped. You can also choose by diameter; two very common diameters to choose from of wooden sofa legs include 90mm and 110mm sofa legs.

Diameter and design aside, there is then the height to consider which will always revolve around what the design of the sofa may be. It could be a sofa for lounging which means usually the legs will sit low down. The other extreme is the 1970's type of sofa which tends to be more upright and higher off the ground. The great thing however with the sofa's of today is the fact you can change the legs once you have bought the sofa. So even if the sofa may have had low legs, you can change this and raise the sofa off the ground and vice versa. This is also a type of leg which has often been seen on a lot of the more victorian types of sofas.

Metal sofa legs, like the wooden type can be bought to suit no end of requirements given the sheer variety of this type of sofa leg. From the outlook and as an overview this is very much a more contemporary type of sofa leg. This is seen a great deal nowadays as an option when buying a sofa, to choose between a wooden leg or having the more sturdy and modern metal type of sofa leg. With the great advances of metal work nowadays, this is a type of leg that can be bought custom made or bought off the shelf. You can my metallic leg's, a more brushed type of metal finish and you can also buy these legs in a painted finish. There are then the materials; you can choose steel, stainless steel or if you wish to go a little more up market there are the chrome legs you can buy. Typically, this is a type of leg which needs to be fitted and attached with a bracket-like mechanism.

This is a huge and varying market in itself and more so than the wooden legs. When it comes to metal sofa legs, you can buy them from as little as £2.50 a leg right through to legs being £100 a leg. It depends on the brand in question, the complexity of the design and the nature to which you want the legs to work with the actual design of the sofa. Like with any item there is the cheap and then the more premium types of legs. Ebay is a typical place to look for these legs, though it is better to look online via a dedicated online store. Here, you will be able to filter out the ideal legs, based on materials, budget, sizing and even brand if this is an option. Overall, thet are able to offer a stylish alternative on modern furniture and offer a modern twist and a great element of style.

As vaguely touched on, this can be a cheap item to buy. As a result, this is why a lot of people recommend changing the legs pre-purchasing a sofa. Sofa retailers now even offer the service of changing the legs to suit the requirements of the end user. This is something which can be chosen as an additional option online and also when going to a warehouse or general high street retailer. This is also offered as an after service within the warranty of a lot of sofa's. People will love the fabric of the sofa and then think later on as to whether they then choose to chop and change the other fittings on the overall model. This is also often an item which can be changed cheaply and easily when people move house in an effort to get their sofa to fit with the character of a new living space.

The other value for money element comes from the fact this is a do it yourself type of job that anyone can do. Whether people choose to do so however is up to them but you can change the legs of a sofa in minutes with the designs of legs now available today. If unsure there is also a lot more information online advising how to change a leg most effectively. This is for sure also a great way to extend the life and use of the sofa for time to come. Sadly however there are cases when and where people splash out on a complete sofa replacement when it may not actually be necessary to do this.

Overall, however simple you may thing this component may be on a sofa, this is actually the most crucial component and very much key in the day to day function of a sofa. These legs help make sofas easier to move, they offer support and depending on the design of the leg, wood or metal, a good sofa leg can for sure add a great deal of sophistication to the look and appearance of a sofa. If you may be buying a sofa, make sure in any case you don't just focus on the upholstery; you need to scan over all the details and for sure the design and function of the sofa legs. Seeing a sofa in a store or online is one thing; you need for it to fit with the design of your home. This is why you need to take note of what you're buying and make sure it works parallel to your own set of requirements.

Sofa Legs may seem such a simple aspect of the sofa's of today however they are essential given the role they play in the offering support. They create the space between the area to which you sit and the floor around you. Depending on the design of the area to which you sit, they can also be a bespoke feature and element to the look of the sofa as a whole. Likewise, sofa legs can be a varying feature, made from a great variety of materials and in a great variety of styles, visually.

Sofa legs can be bought as a seperate fitting to the base of the sofa and you can now have control as to how you wish to enable your sofa to look. Their role is just the same of the legs you get on a bed and there are a great number of parallels between both types of leg as a fitting. For many, this can be a great wat to add a touch of class to a sofa; for some people they even paint their sofa legs to contrast and mix with the look and ambience of the room. This can also be a proven, easy way from which to improve your upholstery. On the average typical sofa, this is also the one area the owner of the sofa can change with ease and more often than not, by themselves.

Now most of all as sofa legs, the other industry term used hand in hand is sofa feet. This is how the retail industry and the sofa manufacturing industry very much refer's to them. The same can also be said for the majority of upholsterers who make it their business to maintain and repair sofa's. This is one of the few areas though where from a set of instructions this can be a DIY type of project that anyone can do. Where you would need an upholsterer to re-upholster a sofa, you can actually change the legs of a sofa yourself. It may be fiddly however it is also a manageable type of job.

From the offset, this may seem a mundane and simple item that makes up a sofa, however there is a lot more to sofa legs than you may first think. For starters there are the materials to which they can be bought. Sofa legs can most of all be bought made from wood, wood and metal complete with castors and the other variety is the type made from wood with slipper cups. There are also the complete metal legs; most commonly this type of leg is manufactured from stainless steel for a more high-end bespoke finish. The latter variety has very much come alive and become highly popular for minimalist sofa's and sofa design alike. The legs you see so often on sale online and offline are there most of all for being able to serve replacement requirements. This can be in the case of sofa legs becoming damaged through wear and tear or, as mentioned, the want and need to change the look of the sofa to enable it to fit with the ambience and character of the room.

Where design can bridge with the materials used to create and make a design of sofa leg, it is also worth considering the manner to which sustainability is now key. This is the case across all aspects of design nowadays and sofa legs alike are a pivotal item within sofa design. Retailers and manufactured now have to be seen to source materials which are eco-friendly and above all else, ethical. There now has to be the case as to whether a retailer would rather sell a cheap sofa leg, easy to sell or a more sustainable type of sofa leg, in turn more ethical and considerate in terms of how it has been sourced and manufactured. Though more expensive, there is now the possibility to purchase sofa legs manufactured from recycled materials. Naturally, the benefit of this is the lowered carbon footprint in the process of manufacturing the sofa leg itself.

Materials being one key area, there is also the type of finish and colour to choose in getting the sofa legs to match with the rest of the upholstery. With wooden sofa legs this can span choosing to have legs in a gloss, varnished finish or a more rustic and rough look. The other option is plain and out of the pack. Also with the wooden variety is the colour of wood you wish to have and whether you wish to purchase sofa legs already painted. When dealing with the metal types of sofa legs the key is to choose the type of metal and metal finish to go for. Between the two materials there is more to choose from with the wooden sofa legs; they also tend to be a bit cheaper also. If budget is of no object then you can for sure have a lot of fun in choosing bespoke, unique sofa legs.

There is then the case of whether you wish to go for traditional or contemporary in terms of the design and style. There is a big difference between either type of leg and weirdly enough, people have begun to upcycle old furniture and replace old traditional legs with more contemporary and modern legs. This does go hand in hand to a great degree as there tends to be shifts in general furniture trends and tastes. It also helps to think what kind of property you live in. If you live in a Victorian property with period features and décor, then it may be cool to go with a unique, wooden type of sofa leg.

To add to this there is then the area of practicality in terms of the design and type of sofa leg you wish to go for. As you know this is something that can for sure add a touch of class to a sofa. To add to this a good sofa leg can 100% change the way you can use your sofa. Sofa legs with wheels are for one, much easier to move. This is a commonly choosen and ideal type of sofa leg for use on wood flooring and for sure very popular with older types of sofa's. A typical style of sofa leg with wheels is for the base to be made from wood, with a cast metal casing to which the wheels sit below. At present, brass is the most common and popular finish and design for this type of sofa leg.

With this type of sofa leg in question, the level of detail is greater than ever nowadays right down to the fact you can choose and buy wheels to suit your taste. The end consumer and use can have more control on how they want to have their legs look, more now than at any time before. Replacing this component is perfect for a sofa which may have the need to be moved from time to time on a regular basis. You do however need to shop around and maybe even look online to purchase this type of leg for your sofa. There are a number of dedicated ecommerce stores online which come up when you search for "sofa legs with wheels". From here, the websites can offer all of the necessary information and guidance as to how you can best choose the perfect overall sofa legs.

With sofa legs, what they do, the materials they are made from, the different types of them and every other aspect covered, replacement legs is a key area to cover. After all, this is the most popular reason as to why people look to buy them to attach to the base / bottom of their sofa. When it comes to replacement sofa legas, they are ideal when reupholstering old furniture and replacing old or damaged legs or feet. They are also ideal for replacing if you wish to transform the look and appearance of an item of furniture. If done correctly and you choose the right legs to fit to your sofa, this can be a cheap process and decision to undertake. If it may be to fix your sofa from it being damaged, make sure the lower base of the sofa is in a good enough condition to be able to attach a new leg to.

Fitting a new sofa leg is a process which needs to be carried out carefully. If you are planning to buy new sofa legs, be it metal or wooden or any other material, the process should be straightforward. The packaging should come with the legs, complete with the necessary instructions and a metal dowel screw or hanger bolt and T-Nut fitting. This should be a complimented with all the standard fixings all of which are needed to successfully attach a replacement sofa leg. When it comes to hanger bolt sizings, no matter whether you buy off the high street or online, you should be able to choose the size of the hanger bolt. When it comes to European and UK sofa legs, this is very much the norm in terms of what usually comes with the packaging.

Where you have the leg base which will be designed to act to hold and support the weight of the sofa, you can always guarantee there will be a pointed metal fixing to place into the sofa base. This is the main type of design and way to which a sofa leg will be fixed. This will simply be a screw-in design, which is by far the most common and most easy way to attach and remove a sofa leg. There are also a lot of other designs of furniture which have all followed suit with this design for attaching and un-attaching sofa legs.

More fiddly and complex to attach, there are then the bracket type of design for attaching legs, most often seen on metal sofa leg designs. Known as a bracket type of sofa leg, this is also known as a metal plate glide type of leg. To fit, you have to screw straight to the underside of furniture, thanks to the top plate. The design does vary as there are the hinge like plates which have to slide into place. They tend to most often be made from aluminim due to their sheer strength and overall reliability. There are then also finishes which can be chose, with chrome being one of the most popular types of finish for this type of sofa leg. One good advantage however, even if hard to fit / fix to a sofa, is that the brackets can be changed over time and you can replace from having a circular leg to a triangular leg, as an example. There are a great variety of leg brackets you can purchase.

There is then the simple, more dated type of wooden leg which you can simply drill through. This type of leg is not so fashionable nowadays and it is seen more on a lot of sofas from the 1980's; it is also a popular type of sofa leg on a lot of leather sofas. Where they can work well, based on the strength of the wood and the ways the pressure is absorbed is that they can take a lot more wear and tear. The weight is simply spread out more and this can also leave less of a mark on different types of flooring. They can however make sofa's a little hard to move around in the room and they have little character. As mentioned, this is a design not often seen as much nowadays on a lot of the sofa's you'll see in a lot of the sofa retailers.

Going into great detail you will see that no matter where you look there are endless designs of wooden sofa legs. This is a specific type of leg available in no end of shapes and sizes as well as dimensions. As covered, there are the classic and contemporary wooden sofa legs and then there is the terminology for the design of the legs, in detail. There are also the wooden legs WITH and WITHOUT the castors (the castor variety being the legs with wheels attached). There are so many common designs and varities such as the bun feet design, turned legs, tapered legs, angled legs and curved legs. With each variety you can then choose by shape; whether you wish to go triangular, circular and square shaped. You can also choose by diameter; two very common diameters to choose from of wooden sofa legs include 90mm and 110mm sofa legs.

Diameter and design aside, there is then the height to consider which will always revolve around what the design of the sofa may be. It could be a sofa for lounging which means usually the legs will sit low down. The other extreme is the 1970's type of sofa which tends to be more upright and higher off the ground. The great thing however with the sofa's of today is the fact you can change the legs once you have bought the sofa. So even if the sofa may have had low legs, you can change this and raise the sofa off the ground and vice versa. This is also a type of leg which has often been seen on a lot of the more victorian types of sofas.

Metal sofa legs, like the wooden type can be bought to suit no end of requirements given the sheer variety of this type of sofa leg. From the outlook and as an overview this is very much a more contemporary type of sofa leg. This is seen a great deal nowadays as an option when buying a sofa, to choose between a wooden leg or having the more sturdy and modern metal type of sofa leg. With the great advances of metal work nowadays, this is a type of leg that can be bought custom made or bought off the shelf. You can my metallic leg's, a more brushed type of metal finish and you can also buy these legs in a painted finish. There are then the materials; you can choose steel, stainless steel or if you wish to go a little more up market there are the chrome legs you can buy. Typically, this is a type of leg which needs to be fitted and attached with a bracket-like mechanism.

This is a huge and varying market in itself and more so than the wooden legs. When it comes to metal sofa legs, you can buy them from as little as £2.50 a leg right through to legs being £100 a leg. It depends on the brand in question, the complexity of the design and the nature to which you want the legs to work with the actual design of the sofa. Like with any item there is the cheap and then the more premium types of legs. Ebay is a typical place to look for these legs, though it is better to look online via a dedicated online store. Here, you will be able to filter out the ideal legs, based on materials, budget, sizing and even brand if this is an option. Overall, thet are able to offer a stylish alternative on modern furniture and offer a modern twist and a great element of style.

As vaguely touched on, this can be a cheap item to buy. As a result, this is why a lot of people recommend changing the legs pre-purchasing a sofa. Sofa retailers now even offer the service of changing the legs to suit the requirements of the end user. This is something which can be chosen as an additional option online and also when going to a warehouse or general high street retailer. This is also offered as an after service within the warranty of a lot of sofa's. People will love the fabric of the sofa and then think later on as to whether they then choose to chop and change the other fittings on the overall model. This is also often an item which can be changed cheaply and easily when people move house in an effort to get their sofa to fit with the character of a new living space.

The other value for money element comes from the fact this is a do it yourself type of job that anyone can do. Whether people choose to do so however is up to them but you can change the legs of a sofa in minutes with the designs of legs now available today. If unsure there is also a lot more information online advising how to change a leg most effectively. This is for sure also a great way to extend the life and use of the sofa for time to come. Sadly however there are cases when and where people splash out on a complete sofa replacement when it may not actually be necessary to do this.

Overall, however simple you may thing this component may be on a sofa, this is actually the most crucial component and very much key in the day to day function of a sofa. These legs help make sofas easier to move, they offer support and depending on the design of the leg, wood or metal, a good sofa leg can for sure add a great deal of sophistication to the look and appearance of a sofa. If you may be buying a sofa, make sure in any case you don't just focus on the upholstery; you need to scan over all the details and for sure the design and function of the sofa legs. Seeing a sofa in a store or online is one thing; you need for it to fit with the design of your home. This is why you need to take note of what you're buying and make sure it works parallel to your own set of requirements.