How to Road Test a Sofa
Here are five rules to remember when judging a sofa for comfort, quality, and style.
Rule No. 3
Feel the decking underneath to see if the springs are closely and evenly spaced, as shown at left. Make sure the cushions fit the frame well, without gaps or crowding. On styles with single-cushion or bench seats, sit at one end and make sure the other end doesn't pop up.