Advice 1: How to disassemble a sofa the owner before moving

The move is akin to the repair – quite troublesome task, but if you prepare for this event in advance, all carefully thought out, then you can do a little blood. Large furniture will have to be disassembled to pass through all doorways.
How to disassemble a sofa the owner before moving
You will need
  • Open-end wrench.
The classic wardrobe consists of the following parts:
seat and backrest when the sofa is unfolded, become a sleeping place;
- side-arms that may be missing in some models;
- the base to which everything is attached.
The whole structure connect fasteners, bolts and nuts.
To proceed to the analysis of classic sofa design "book", you need to raise the seat, placing his back. There will be the first fasteners. Remove the nuts using the key and remove the seat. To get to the fasteners of the back of the sofa will have to be removed of the sidewall armrests. After this will only remove the nuts holding the backrest. All the wardrobe is dismantled. Separately the details of even the impressive size of the sofa become mobile and go through any corridors and doorways.
There is one more modern, a slightly modified form of the classic sofa-books – evroknizhka. This model has a more wide surface of the bed, and the presence of drawers for clothes. This sofa more comfortable during operation, however, due to the improvements of the model reduced its mobility. Sleeping place in evroknizhka rolls out from under the seat, so the removal of the subject itself, with roll-out mechanism. The Foundation, unfortunately, most of the structures are not subject to discrimination.
After the removal of all accessible parts of the sofa should be wrapped with stretch film. It will protect the lining and mechanisms during transport. If you doubt their capabilities or do you have something does not work, you can contact such a service, transportation of upholstered furniture, which workers provide services indiscriminately.
Despite the fact that modern sofas are assembled and disassembled in pieces, as children's designer, some models of sofas design "book," dealt only with special tools. In some models, all fasteners are hidden under the skin, which is attached to the bracket. In such situations, analysis of sofa can only be a specialist.
If you can't find a specialist on analysis of the sofas, and he you did not succumb, the only one to carry the sofa assembled. All existing boxes and removable cushion is to pack separately. The rest of the design must be securely mounted and wrap with waterproof material. For this approach a couple of rolls of stretch film.
Useful advice
In order that the nut is not lost, screw them back on the bolts disassembled parts of the sofa.

Advice 2: How to fix sofa book

The sofa book is the design of two identical bases connected by a special mechanism that with little effort the sofa turns into a full bed. This design is very easy to use and does not lose its popularity for many years. If your old sofa is worn owner — do not rush to throw it away. It is possible to fix it with their hands.
How to fix sofa book
You will need
  • — wrench;
  • — pliers;
  • — Phillips screwdriver;
  • replacement springs;
  • — foam;
  • cloth;
  • construction stapler with staples;
  • knife
Unscrew the nuts securing the sides of the sofa, using a spanner of the correct size.
Remove the side panel. Unscrew the bolts or screws, the locking mechanisms of the sofa-books on a pallet. Remove and flip the seat and back - most likely, you will need an assistant.
Detach the backrest from the seat by unscrewing the bolts. Carefully inspect the mechanisms if they are worn out, you will need to purchase and install a new one.
Remove the old cover from the back of the sofa. Typically, it is attached with staples. Remove staples using a flat-bladed screwdriver and pliers. Take a cotton mattress or polyurethane foam located beneath the hood.
Pull the nails that secure the spring unit to the frame of the sofa. Remove and carefully inspect the unit.
Remove the broken spring by loosening them from the bottom and the top using pliers. Replace them. To replace you can use the springs from old unwanted mattress or sofa. Sagging springs, it is recommended to stretch the hands, without removing it from the unit.
Install the "updated" spring block and clamp on the carp with the help of nails.
Spend a similar renovation of the seat of the sofa. As a rule, the seat wears out much more. In order to increase the durability and elasticity of the sofa, it is recommended to use the foam. Slice it into pieces and stuff them tightly spring unit. Cover the springs with dense material and secure to the frame with nails.
Take the upholstery foam and cut two pieces corresponding to the size of the back and seat of your sofa. Attach the long edge of the material to the junction of the beam and spring Assembly on the inner end of the backrest frame. Make sure that the foam is located symmetrically with respect to the frame. Secure the material by means of construction staples, "targeting" him to the bottom edge of the rail. Cut off the excess foam with a knife.
Swipe the same procedure with the seat of the sofa books.
If you want, upholster the backrest and the seat batting. Install case. If the old cover is too worn, you can make a new one.
Install mechanisms - be careful not to confuse left and right. Secure them to the pallet and install in the sidewall.Your sofa seats repaired.
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