Narrow straight sofas for the kitchen: how to choose?
The kitchen is an important part of an apartment or a private house. This is where families spend most of their lives together. They cook food, communicate, eat. Someone likes to drink coffee in the morning, reading the lines of the newspaper. Someone likes to retire here while reading an interesting literary work, to spend the night long. It is important to provide comfort, convenience, relaxation. But what if space is tight? How to be in this case? I need to buy a narrow sofa for the kitchen. It will fit even in the room of the old Khrushchev, moreover, it will bring a share of comfort, coziness.
The sofa in the kitchen interior gives coziness and is a gathering place for the whole family
What is a narrow sofa?
A narrow sofa is an ordinary upholstered furniture, limited in size. Its seating space is less than that of its siblings. The width has also been adjusted downward. As is clear, such a product is needed for small rooms where it is not possible to arrange full-size furniture.
Why is the product attractive? Among other things, given its reduced size, the sofa does not lose its functional content. The stores sell such models with characteristics on a par with the usual ones. Of course, the reduction in size takes away some of the comfort and convenience. Low people, on the contrary, love such products for their compactness. There is no difference for them.
A narrow sofa takes up very little space, while at the same time brings a piece of comfort to the kitchen
What are the designs?
A narrow folding sofa in the kitchen has varieties. They are the same as standard products. But there are fewer varieties. Let’s see what is.
A sofa-book is great for a kitchen in a studio apartment. If guests unexpectedly come with an overnight stay, he will help you with accommodation
The eurobook sofa will decorate the kitchen interior with juicy shades
The roll-out sofa is suitable for large kitchens and serves as an additional sleeping place in the apartment
The click klyak sofa is perfect for a kitchen made in a modern interior
It is rational to place a sofa in Dolphin style in the kitchen combined with the living room
Stylish and comfortable sofa with drawers at the bottom, which are convenient for storing small items
The accordion sofa is great for a small kitchen
The sofa-couch takes up very little space and will perfectly fit into the interior of any kitchen
The ottoman sofa, although narrow, is long. It is best placed in large kitchens.
The sofa sofa is large enough, it is better to use it in a kitchen combined with a dining room
The sedaflex sofa will perfectly complement the interior of any kitchen, and the variety of colors will pleasantly surprise
The list represents folding products only. Their designs are made of metal folding fittings, which allows you to increase the usable area of the sofa. But manufacturers produce wooden structures. These are sliding parts that can be folded out so. Metal is useless here, as the load is reduced.
Sedaflex sofa with metal sliding structure
The folding mechanism is determined by the appearance of the sofa. Each species has distinctive features, special characteristics inherent exclusively to it. Mixing up the varieties will not work.
Each sofa has a unique fold-out design. It’s hard to mix them up
Kitchen corners are also on sale. They are easy to recognize by their design. These are soft benches made of a wooden or metal frame. They have a soft padded back for comfort, and all surfaces are finished to a smooth finish. This eliminates splinters in the hands, body.
Kitchen corners have soft upholstery and polished surfaces
There are three types:
derived from wood;
With wood, steel is understandable. Derivatives from wood are plywood, chipboard, fiberboard, Finnish plywood, MDF. Fiberboard is used exclusively for cladding, sealing the back walls of cabinets, shelves. That is, for decorative purposes. This material is not capable of carrying a functional load. The rest of the materials, MDF, chipboard, plywood – are used to make the frame of sofas.
Corner kitchen sofa with wood frame and berth
The advantage of wood substitutes is the low price. Such a frame does not affect the service life. Here, the overall quality of the products is determined more. Depends on the manufacturer, specialists, quality of the supplied material.
Kitchen sofa made of sonoma oak
Timber frames are the most beautiful. They are better suited for design decoration than others. The wood surface is warm – this is an additional plus. Metal frames look beautiful in modern Hi-Tech, Minimalism styles. Wooden – for classic (Provence, English). Folding fittings are available only in steel. This is necessary so that a narrow sofa can carry a functional load..
A corner sofa made of wood looks great in a modern kitchen interior
Sizes of narrow kitchen furniture
It depends on the frame, folding mechanism, how much usable space will be on the furniture. There are narrow kitchen sofas with sleeping berths. This is convenient for several reasons. If unexpected guests have arrived, they can be accommodated for the night right in the kitchen. Rest will be comfortable, and in the morning you can immediately start your meal.
When you move to a new home, have not yet acquired amenities, furniture, such a sofa will save money, will allow you to use it for two purposes: eating, sleeping at night.
A kitchen sofa with a sleeping place will help you out if guests unexpectedly appear
Narrow sofas are sold without a folding mechanism. These are intended purely for sitting. These are more kitchen corners. But there is a full-fledged upholstered furniture. More often, small sofas, if laid out, then for a single bed. These are couches. But modern designs are so compact that they allow you to get two full-fledged sleeping places from small dimensions. This is a sofa, a dolphin, a book, a sedaflex.
Kitchen sofa without a folding mechanism with a berth
Before buying, you need to measure all the distances in the kitchen in the place where the furniture is planned to be installed. Record the length, width of the installation space. Measure the height only if there is an obstacle on the wall for installing the product..
There are narrow sofas with internal shelves for storing things, dishes and other utensils. For a small kitchen, this option is very convenient. Rarely used things can be easily removed into the lower drawers, freeing up space for cooking, eating.
Small kitchen sofa with storage boxes
It is important when taking measurements in the kitchen, take into account the stock for aisles, convenient opening / closing of drawers. Also, do not install upholstered furniture close to a gas or electric stove, in places with water sources. This will keep the product for many years..
When installing the sofa in the kitchen, remember about safety. Do not install the sofa next to gas or a sink
Filling and upholstery
The filler and upholstery determine the service life, the life span of a narrow sofa. To choose, you need to know the properties of each, as well as find out which ones are sold in stores..
The filler is:
Sofa for kitchen with soft filling
Kitchen sofa with independent spring unit
Spring-loaded ones are made in old-style room sofas. This technology is now outdated. Soft compounds are fashionable and comfortable. They are:
Kitchen sofa with foam filling
Kitchen sofa with polyurethane foam filling
Kitchen sofa with holofiber filler
Kitchen sofa with comfort fibers
synthetic winterizer and synthetic winterizer;
Kitchen sofa with padding polyester
Kitchen sofa with latex mattress
Latex and polyurethane foam are the most resilient, resilient of the rest. Their service life is up to 15 years. They retain their shape, do not absorb moisture, odors. Foam rubber is the last century. This is the most short-lived filler. Sintepon, holofiber, komerel – fillers with similar properties. They are distinguished by the manufacturing process, chemical composition. These are artificial compounds, very soft, elastic, durable.
Bright and stylish kitchen sofa with padding polyester
The upholstery also determines the service life of the product. There are natural, artificial fabrics / materials. Some are resistant to moisture and dirt. Others wash well, clean themselves, wash themselves.
What to look for:
natural / artificial leather;
Velor sofa will decorate any interior
For a narrow sofa in the kitchen, jacquard, flock are well suited. Genuine leather is ideal. But the price bites. You can consider arpatek. This is a substitute for genuine leather – its closest relative in appearance, performance.
Jacquard-coated kitchen sofa
Artificial, ecological leather is popular due to its low price. But there are drawbacks. Such coatings wear out quickly, lose their visual qualities, and darken. A way out of the situation: the use of leatherette covers. They can be easily exchanged for others, washed or cleaned. If you’re tired of the design, it’s easy to change thanks to removable covers.
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