Which direction should your sofa face?

Asked by Rebecca Albino on September 16, 2021

Categories: Home and garden Interior decorating

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Vastu for Living Room: How to Place your FurnitureAshna recommends placing heavy furniture such as your sofa set in the west or south-west direction of the living room. Most living areas have a television set or other electronic appliances, and she advises installing them in the south-east part of the living room.

How do you get a big couch through a door? Here are our top tips for moving a sofa through a doorway:

  1. If you're moving the sofa on a carpeted surface, place cardboard or a furniture-moving blanket on the floor to make sliding easier.
  2. Place an oversized furniture slider, or multiple small sliders on each corner, on the floor and rest your sofa on top.

How big should your couch be? A general rule of thumb is that your sofa should not occupy the entire length of a wall. There should be at least 18” of space on either side of the sofa. If you want a sectional with a chaise then the long chaise portion should not extend more than halfway across the_room.

Is it OK to put a sofa in front of a window? Ideal PlacementIn front of a window: Although you never want to block a window, a sofa placed in front of one can look great as long as the back of the sofa is relatively low. Just be sure to leave a gap of about 10 to 12 inches to give the piece some breathing room and to allow for window_treatments.

Where should a TV be placed in a living room? Avoid placing the TV in the corner of the room or on a small furniture piece. Just like in your living room, you could mount the television on the wall, as long as the spot you choose will not interfere with your artwork or other décor. You could also hang it from the ceiling on mountedbrackets.