How to Protect Sofa Corners


Sofas are not only comfortable to sit on, they also serve as a major decorative element in a room due to their size and color. While sofas typically last for years if properly taken care of, sofa corners often show wear and damage first. Rubbing against the corners on a regular basis can wear them down, especially if the sofa is cloth-covered. Protect sofa corners from wear and damage by taking diligent care.

Things You'll Need

  • Pillow
  • Scratch guards
  • Sofa cover
  • Avoid rubbing against corners when walking around the sofa, as friction will wear out the material over time.

  • Use a pillow when lying on the sofa. Hair and skin oil can seep into sofa corners if you rest your head on them regularly, and this can discolor the material.

  • Prevent pets from biting or scratching the sofa corners by keeping them out of the room or by covering the corners with scratch guards designed to prevent damage from pets.

  • Keep food and drinks away from the sofa. A beverage or plate left on the corner of the sofa can spill or leave condensation that can damage the sofa material.

  • Use a sofa cover to further protect the corners. It won't prevent stains or puncture damage but it can minimize them.

Related Searches


  • Photo Credit Jupiterimages/Comstock/Getty Images
Promoted By Zergnet


You May Also Like

  • Cats and Leather Sofas

    Granted, that leather sofa you've been eying would make an elegant addition to your living room. But think about your cat's personality...

  • How to Protect a Leather Sofa

    Because a leather sofa represents a significant investment, proper care can help to retain its good looks and provide you with a...

  • How to Protect Mattress Corners

    The corners on your bed's mattress are susceptible to being bumped out of shape even when you do have a headboard and...

  • How to Protect Furniture & Walls From Cat Urine

    Inappropriate cat urination is often due to anxiety from changes such as relocation, or is the cat's way of marking its territory....

  • How to Protect a Couch From Head Oil

    Head oil refers to a type of oil applied to your hair for deep conditioning of the hair follicles or the scalp....

  • Corner & Wall Protectors

    Corner and wall protectors are designed to prevent the appearance of scuff marks and other blemishes on the walls of homes and...

Related Searches

Check It Out

22 DIY Ways to Update Your Home on a Small Budget

Is DIY in your DNA? Become part of our maker community.
Submit Your Work!