Enhance the overall appeal of your living space with this elegant Chai microsuede sofa bed that features easy-to-clean upholstery and a four-position click mechanism for convenience. This bed also has a versatile design that complements any home decor....more
This sofa bed is very stylish. I'd give it 4 stars because it is firm. It is comfortable, but not that comfortable like a real sofa. It would be perfect if the cushion is softer. I'm very satisfied though.
Although there is no folding down into a bed instruction, I managed to figure it out. HERE IS WHAT YOU DO TO FOLD IT DOWN: Stand in front of the sofa or put one knee on it, then bend the seat towards you as far as you can and quickly press it back AWAY from you. THERE YOU GO! Have fun. You welcome.
After reading many of the reviews, we decided to test our fate with this sofa bed. It's a good buy and suits our purposes well. It looks good and is very functional. We just received and assembled it today, so we haven't slept on it yet, but it's comfortable (and firm) to sit in and we expect it will be the same for sleeping. It's bigger than a twin but smaller than a queen, so perhaps it's closest to a double. In terms of assembly, we found other reviewers' comments to be true but would have appreciate more detail. The assembly is pretty straightforward but the instructions are lacking, although they help enough to figure it out. Some valuable tips we learned when assembling: When using the three bars to attach one sofa cushion to the other, the key is getting the holes to line up (and they aren't drilled precisely. You may want to switch the bars around until you find the best alignment, and be sure to have the side with the grooved holes up, so that the screws can function.) Put the three bars in on the same side, lining up the holes, and lightly put the screws in to hold the bars in place. Then attach the other sofa cushion. To get all of the holes lined up so that you can fit in all of the screws, you'll have to pull and tug at the bars, so drop the screws in the rest of the holes but don't tighten them all the way, just enough so that they're in the grooves but so that there will still be some play/wiggle room. Once you have them all in, go back and tighten them all. It's easy to figure out how to move the back of the sofa up (just lift it up, you'll hear it ratchet and it will stop in the various positions.) It's also easy to recline it, but figuring out how took some trial and error. If you're standing behind the sofa (the movable cushion) PUSH the cushion down as far as you can, then pull it back. (It will release and then come back all the way flat.) Alternatively, you can stand in front of the sofa and pull the cushion all the way down, and then push it back flat (falling on top of the sofa as I did in trying to figure it out!) Hope this helps other buyers figure out the assembly quicker than we did. Still, it was pretty easy overall.
I bought this based on the reviews in here.
In the 'couch' position, the seat isn't deep enough for anything resembling comfort, and it's too low to the ground to artificially extend the depth with an ottoman.. (To save anyone else from making the same dumb mistake that I did - that '38 inches deep folded up' applies to the entire thing, not the seat depth.)
If you have long legs, this will be unusable as a couch, period.
As a bed - it's waaaay too hard, unless you're a fan of extra-extra-extra firm mattresses. Or sleeping on the floor. It's actually less comfortable than the sofa-bed-with-back-killing-middle-bar that it replaced.
I suppose you could buy a mattress pad, but then you have to remove it to use the 'seating' position, and if you're buying this to save on space you probably don't have a handy mattress-pad-cupboard.
I would recommend this only if you're furnishing a guest room for guests who you hope don't visit all that often. This would do the trick nicely, in that case.
I purchased this couch because we wanted a futon for its multipurposes. This couch is beautiful and very firm but comfortable. I am short legged and I was able to sit all the way back on the couch and still touch the floor. My husband liked the couch becauses it was firm and allowed you to stand up without having to de-suction yourself from the cushions first. The only draw back is the instructions. It was unclear how you fold and unfold the couch. Thankfully, the couch sounds like a lawn chair when you fold it, which clued me into the mechanics. The only other problem was one of the holes did not line up properly and I used a drill to fix that small problem. I would suggest this item to others and tell them to have two people to put the two halves together. Also a little trick to putting the halves together is to get them together slightly and tip the couchup on its side to let gravity help.
THIS TOOK NO MORE THAN 30MIN TO PUT 2GETHER BY MYSELF. QUALITY LOOKS & FEELS GREAT AND FITS PERFECTLY IN MY LIVING ROOM SINCE ITS NOT HEAVY,BULKY, OR OVERSIZED AS A REGULAR COUCH WOULD BE. ALSO VERY EASY TO MATCH IN THIS LIGHT BUT NEUTRAL COLOR. I HIGHLY RECOMEND THIS SOFA/BED AND ALTHOUGH MY PURPOSE 4 IT IS MAINLY TO USE AS A SOFA IN A SMALL LIVING ROOM I ALWAYS HAVE THE OPTION OF USING IT AS A BED SHOULD I HAVE UNEXPECTED COMPANY AND WITH NO DOUBT ITS XTRA COMFORTABLE!! (+ I SAW THIS EXACT SAME ONE RETAIL FOR $799.99 SO THIS IS A BARGAIN!)
I bought this futon for my spare bedroom/office. After I assembled it, I was concerned because It felt very firm to sit on. However, I recently had my first overnight guest and she said it was comfortable to sleep on. I used it with a standard mattress pad. The first time I had to open it into the flat position I had a difficult time, but since then I've tried it and it has opened easily. I guess it just needed to be loosened up a little. It looks great and I'm happy with my purchase. Regarding the assembly, I am a 5'1" 66 year old woman, and I was able to assemble it myself.
Went together ok , but like some others comment the holes did not line up. With a little jiggling it worked. I was missing one out of four large screws, but purchased it at the hardware store. The couch is VERY firm and the seam started to pull apart and stretch the threads in the back where the tension was just too tight. Customer service gave me a few dollar off to compensate for these problems. Its comfey if you have extra pillows to support your back area. The angles for me were not the best for my back. You have to be pretty strong to flex the backs into different positions. I would not recommend this for the weak or frail, you would never be able to change positions. It does lie nice and flat and seemed to be fine for sleeping.
Sofa was delivered in two packages. It seems to be warehoused in two colors Carmel and Cream. 1/2 of sofa was Carmel and the other Cream. Apparently, stock was pulled from two lots. Took multiple phone calls explaining the mix-matched sofa parts. Fortunately Overstock set up return and credit. If ordering make sure to mention different colors in inventory
I purchased this as a sofa/guest bed for the spare bedroom. This sofa looks very nice. It was a snap to put together. As a guest bed, it is somewhat firm for my taste, but a guest slept on it recently and loved it, and I will put a mattress topper on for those who prefer something less firm. My only complaint - it comes in 2 pieces, and my pieces are 2 very different shades! One can't help but notice the difference. Also, it only came with 1 throw pillow, should have been 2. If not for the EXTREME color difference, I would have rated this 5 stars.
I have owned this couch for over 4 years and it is still going strong. I had it in my basement/tv room and eventually moved it to the guest bedroom. The folding mechanism stll works, the arms are in good shape and the legs are stable. The only reservation I have for anyone looking to buy this is that is is very, very, very firm! If you purchase this you might want to invest in an eggcrate or some other type of matress cover to give it some softness when using it as a bed. This is why I gave it a good rather than an excellent rating.
1- Customercare1 stated that the mattress is 11.5" thick. Is that accurate?
2- Is there a center support? Some of the photos appear to show a 5th leg.clai999 on Sep 12, 2014Please enter a valid question.Answer This Question
The mattress is 8" thick… no way 11.5" and there is a 5th leg for center support. I've had mine for several years… maybe 4+ years and it still looks great. It's used by a teen boy for video games and sleep overs and there hasn't been any complaints. It's holding up well and it looks nice.sarah78255 on Sep 12, 2014
what is the weight limit when the item is flat in the bed position? The ad states 400lbs when in upright position but does not clarify the flat positioncclemet1201 on Aug 13, 2014Please enter a valid question.Answer This Question
Hello cclemet1201, unfortunately, we have not weight tested this product when in a flat position. However, the weight limit would be similar to the upright position. Please let us know if you have additional questions. Thank you for shopping with us. Amandaoverstockcustomercare2 on Aug 20, 2014
Hello dieselboypunker, I hope your day is going well. The arms are 11 inches and the cushion is 27 inches from the arm to the end of the cushion (1 side). Thank you for shopping with us.overstockcustomercare1 on Jul 13, 2014
How big are the boxes that this arrives in? I have a very narrow basement stairway (24") and want to make sure it will fit down the stairs.orligal on May 10, 2014Please enter a valid question.Answer This Question
Boxes are flat. I took this product to my basement too and it did just fine getting down there. Nice purchase.olive229 on May 17, 2014
Hello bjornarlikadonijah, Yes, this microsuede sofa bed is the same as item number 80001417, which is in a dark brown color. I hope this helps, thanks for shopping with us.
overstockcustomercare1 on Apr 18, 2014
Will this bed work with standard fitted sheets? If so, what size sheet set would you use ?dhlmrk on Sep 7, 2013Please enter a valid question.Answer This Question
Hello dhlmrk, standard sheets will work with this bed. It is closest to a full size mattress, so I would recommend full size sheets. Thank you for shopping with us. overstockcustomercare1 on Sep 13, 2013
I could not get couch lowered to bed position and therefore could not use any covernings.cltn53 on Oct 27, 2013
Standard sheets fit the width but tend to hang off due to thin constructionnkd1757 on Feb 5, 2014
Can the couch be taken back apart for moving, or is it stuck together after the initial assembly?aeye on Aug 5, 2013Please enter a valid question.Answer This Question
Hello aeye, Yes this can be disassembled for moving. Thank you for shopping with us.overstockcustomercare1 on Aug 9, 2013
You can take it apart again.garykas on Aug 26, 2013
This couch cannot be removed without disassembling and I must pay to have it removed from home.cltn53 on Oct 27, 2013
Is there a picture guide for me to look describing how to turn this couch into a bed? I wasnt the one who built it originally.devostro on Jul 22, 2013Please enter a valid question.Answer This Question
HI devostro, unfortunately we do not have a picture guide to use as a reference. To activate the mechanism you need to pull the top forward as much as possible and then let it recline to the bed position. If this does not work please contact us back so that we can help you further. Thanks for shopping with us. overstockcustomercare1 on Jul 24, 2013
It works essentially like an old fashioned lawn chair. Push forward from the back (as in bending the back of the chair towards the seat) and release. It should fall back on it's own after that.shopforhome on Aug 8, 2013
No matter what position I tried couch could not change positions.cltn53 on Oct 27, 2013
Can this be cleaned with water, or does it require the special microsuede solvent?juineve on May 6, 2013Please enter a valid question.Answer This Question
I've used water and a wash cloth to clean it and it's fine.sarah78255 on May 9, 2013
Hello juineve, Water is always fine for any micro suede. Be sure to read review. Customers are always very willing to share how to clean up spots on furniture and there are 690 reviews on this Sofa Bed. Thank you for shopping with us.overstockcustomercare1 on May 13, 2013
Is there white glove delivery options on this? Will need help bringing it into my apartment.tmvu10 on Apr 25, 2013Please enter a valid question.Answer This Question
Thank you for your question . Unfortunately no, it ships ground in 2 boxes with a weight of 65 pounds. Please feel free to contact us again with any further questionsoverstockcustomercare1 on May 1, 2013
How high off the ground is this bed? (from floor to bottom of the frame)caripc on Apr 7, 2013Please enter a valid question.Answer This Question
8.5" to the bottom of the frame. Some bolt heads protrude beneath the bottom of the frame, so clearance is about 8".bmorejoe on Apr 10, 2013
What tools are required to assemble this? Do you offer assembly service upon delivery?gypsygrrl on Mar 13, 2013Please enter a valid question.Answer This Question
Thank you for your question. This would just require standard house hold tools. I'm sorry we do not offer assembly on this item.overstockcustomercare1 on Mar 16, 2013
I bought this years ago and don't recall specifically, but if I am right, you need no tools. The legs screw on. The main couch parts are already made. Easy. And great little couch for the money.melissa333 on Mar 27, 2013
Very easy assemblage. It did not take us more than 30 minutes to unpack and get it together.mezzofrog on Apr 2, 2013
Same here... bought this a while back and it came with tools I believe. It was very simple.sarah78255 on May 9, 2013
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