Since we care about your comfort, we understand that choosing a sofa can be difficult. That's why we've created a comprehensive Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) section to answer all your burning questions. Our FAQs cover a wide range of topics, from the benefits of our recliners to their specifications, pricing and more. We've collected all the most frequently asked questions and put them in one place for your convenience.
The most common questions are:
Where do you deliver to?
Our head office is located in Dewsbury, West Yorkshire, and deliver to most areas within the UK Mainland However to deliver to: Cornwall, Devon, Somerset, Dorset, Scottish Islands, Scottish counties north of Clackmannanshire, Northern Ireland, Channel Islands, Isles of Scilly, Isle of Man, Eire, and the Isle of White, we can deliver to these areas using 2-MAN Delivery Service with a carriage fee applied, but the cost and arrangements for the return of the items would be the responsibility of the customer.
Do you deliver to Northern Ireland?
Yes, our head office is in Dewsbury, West Yorkshire and we deliver to most parts of the mainland UK. However, if you require delivery to Cornwall, Devon, Somerset, Dorset, the Scottish Isles, the Scottish counties north of Clackmannanshire, Northern Ireland, the Channel Islands, the Isles of Scilly, the Isle of Man, Ireland or the Isle of White, we can arrange a 2-MAN delivery for an additional charge. Please note that if you choose this option, you as the customer will be responsible for the costs and arrangements for returning the items.
Do you deliver to Scottish Islands?
Yes, we do! our head office is located in Dewsbury, West Yorkshire, and deliver to most areas within the UK Mainland However to deliver to: Cornwall, Devon, Somerset, Dorset, Scottish Islands, Scottish counties north of Clackmannanshire, Northern Ireland, Channel Islands, Isles of Scilly, Isle of Man, Eire, and the Isle of White, we can deliver to these areas using 2-MAN Delivery Service with a carriage fee applied, but the cost and arrangements for the return of the items would be the responsibility of the customer.
Can the courier service take the sofa out of the box and take it through the door in pieces?
Is your sofa too cluttered? Don't worry, our team of couriers is here to help! If your sofa doesn't fit in the box, we'll remove the packaging and bring it over carefully. No need to stress or strain, just sit back and relax on your brand-new sofa. Trust us, we have the means to make your furniture fit perfectly.
Can I arrange delivery for a chosen date?
We will agree on a delivery date with you, which can be made between 7 am and 10 pm, seven days a week. If you have provided incorrect contact details and we are unable to contact you or deliver your goods, they will be returned to our warehouse and a re-delivery charge of £100 will apply. If you cancel your order, the delivery charge will be deducted from your refund.
Can I delay my delivery even if my sofa has arrived in stock?
Don't worry if you miss your delivery, we are here to help! If you're not available to receive your package, give us at least 48 hours notice and we'll be happy to delay it for you, free of charge. So sit back, relax and let us take care of the rest!
Can I specify or request a delivery date?
Once a delivery date has been agreed upon, delivery can be scheduled to take place on any day of the week between 7 am and 10 pm. However, if you have provided incorrect contact details and we are unable to deliver your goods, they will be returned to our warehouse and you will be charged a re-delivery fee of £100. In addition, if you decide to cancel your order, the delivery charge will be deducted from your refund.
Do the sofa backrests come off for delivery?
Say goodbye to complicated sofa assembly! Our innovative design includes removable backrests that make it easy to assemble the sofa of your dreams. With just a few clicks, you'll have a cosy, comfortable sitting area ready to use in no time. So sit back, relax and enjoy the convenience of our easy-to-assemble sofas!
Finance, Payments & warranty
What does your extended warranty cover?
At our company, we are proud to offer a warranty on all of our recliners. This warranty ensures that our customers can have peace of mind when purchasing our products, knowing that they are covered in the event of any manufacturing defects or issues. All of our products come with a 12-month warranty against manufacturing defects. This warranty covers any faults or issues that arise as a result of the manufacturing process, including faulty stitching, broken springs, or defects in the frame or upholstery. If you experience any issues with your product within the 12-month warranty period, we will repair or replace it free of charge.
Please note that the warranty only covers manufacturing defects and does not cover any accidental damage or structural issues that may occur as a result of normal use.
We understand that buying furniture online can be a big decision, and we want to make sure that you are completely satisfied with your purchase. That's why we have teamed up with Castelan Group to provide you with extended warranty and protection plans that go beyond the manufacturer's warranty Read more
Can I pay after delivery?
At The Sofa Shop, we understand that buying expensive items can put a strain on your wallet. But fear not! We have a solution that will help you spread the cost and make your purchase more manageable. With our financing option, you can make monthly payments without interest! That's right, no nasty surprises or hidden fees. So why wait? Treat yourself to that new recliner you've been eyeing and pay the way you want. It's a smart way to shop!
How can I pay monthly instalments?
At our shop, we understand that buying a recliner can be a significant investment, and we want to make it as affordable as possible for our customers. That's why we're proud to offer a range of financing options to help you get the recliner you want. Our financing options allow you to pay for your purchase in monthly instalments, making it more affordable and convenient to manage your payments over time.
We believe that everyone deserves the comfort and relaxation of a quality recliner, regardless of their budget or financial situation. Our financing options can help you achieve this goal without putting a strain on your finances. We offer a range of plans with competitive interest rates and flexible payment schedules, so you can choose the option that suits you best.
Can I add a warranty once my sofas have been delivered?
When it comes to buying furniture, such as your new sofa, it is always important to consider the protection and peace of mind that a warranty can provide. Unfortunately, once your sofa has been delivered and is comfortably in your home, it is no longer possible to add a warranty. To enjoy the benefits of a warranty, it is necessary to add it to your purchase before the item arrives at your home. While we cannot add a warranty after the fact, we encourage you to take advantage of this valuable option before your next purchase to ensure that your new furniture is protected for years to come.
Can I cancel my order?
Would you like to change or cancel your order? No problem! You have 48 hours before delivery to make changes at no charge. And if you want to replace a product with another, we are here to help you as long as we have the product in stock. Don't stress, we're here to make your shopping experience a breeze!
About our sofas and us
Do you have a showroom?
At The Sofa Shop, we are proud to offer a fully equipped showroom where you can see and experience our range of high-quality furniture firsthand. Our showroom is designed to provide you with a comfortable and inviting atmosphere to browse through our collection and find the perfect furniture pieces to suit your needs and personal style. With a wide range of display options, you can explore different colours, fabrics, and styles to help you make an informed decision. Our knowledgeable and friendly staff is always on hand to answer any questions you may have and provide expert advice to help you find exactly what you're looking for. Visit our showroom in West Yorkshire today and discover the perfect Furniture pieces to elevate your home decor and enhance your lifestyle!
Where is your showroom based?
Discover the sofa of your dreams in our showroom! With an extensive collection of stylish and comfortable sofas spanning 5000 square feet, we are the destination of choice for personalised comfort. Visit us at Dales Works Brewery Lane Unit 1, WF12 9HU, open Monday to Saturday 9 am to 6 pm. Our team of sofa specialists are dedicated to helping you find your perfect sofa, providing first-class service with every step of the way. Be prepared to leave our showroom with a smile and a brand-new sofa!
Do you offer furniture removal?
We now offer sofa removal services! We're here to assist you in any way possible!
Are your sofas real leather or faux leather?
We offer Aire Leather sofas to suit all preferences and budgets. Our sofas are durable and stylish, they offer aesthetic at a more affordable price and are pet-friendly. Shop our collection now to find the perfect leather sofa to enhance your living space.
What is your fabric material made up of?
Our company is committed to producing high-quality recliners for our customers. We pride ourselves on the craftsmanship and attention to detail of every recliner we produce. Our recliners are well-made and of excellent quality, ensuring comfort, durability and longevity. We use only the finest materials and pay close attention to every aspect of the manufacturing process to ensure that our recliners meet the highest quality standards:
- Premium quality fabric, aire leather or resilience leather, depending on the chosen design.
- Solid wood: Used to create a sturdy frame that can withstand heavy use.
- Mechanism: Provides a reclining feature and ensures a comfortable seating experience.
- Plywood: Used to create a lightweight, yet strong platform for the sofa.
- Foam: Used to provide cushioning and shape to the sofa.
- Polyester fibre: Used to provide comfort and softness to the seating surface.
- S-Spring: Provides additional support for the sofa and ensures that it will not sag over time.
- Original foam: Used to provide additional cushioning and comfort to the seat. The fabric is made up of Urethane Resin, often known as PU, which is a polymer that is known for being exceptionally robust, flexible, and long-lasting.
Can I order a swatch?We understand that your furniture is more than just a purchase at The Sofa Shop; it is an investment in comfort and quality. That's why we allow you to choose the level of comfort you want by examining the fabric of the sofa before you buy. To help you make an informed decision, you can get free fabric samples to examine the material of your sofa before it is delivered to your home. This way you can choose the comfort you deserve, even if it's the most expensive option Order free samples to discover the colour, pattern and texture that suit your personal preferences.
Whether you're looking for a custom sofa, we have a wide range of fabrics to suit all design preferences. Order free samples to ensure you find the perfect material for your new sofa.
When I use the recliners do the footrest and backrest both recline at the same time?
Get ready for the ultimate relaxation experience with our recliners! Unlike traditional recliners, our footrest first reclines to its maximum position, giving you the perfect angle to lift your feet and relax. Then lean back as the backrest reclines for maximum comfort. It's the perfect way to end a long day, and you won't find this unique feature in just any recliner
How long are your cables at the back to plug your sofa in?
Our sofas are fitted with half-metre-long cables, which should be sufficient for most standard domestic installations. However, we recommend that you measure the distance between the desired location of the sofa and the nearest power source to ensure that the cables will reach the power source without causing any inconvenience or safety risks.
If I have knee pains would an electric sofa be better suited for me?
Using one of our recliners helps relieve knee pain by allowing you to customise the position of your legs and knees. By elevating your feet and legs in a reclined position, you can relieve pressure on your knees, reducing pain, inflammation and swelling in the knee joint. In addition, our recliners with adjustable lumbar support can improve your posture and minimise the pressure on your knees.
Is a leather sofa more suited to me if I have pets?
If you have a pet, you know that living with them is not easy. But that doesn't mean you have to give up style for functionality when choosing your furniture. You might just find the answer you're looking for in a leather sofa! Fabric is more likely to accumulate pet odours and stains than leather, which is robust and easy-to-clean material. A leather sofa can also enhance the aesthetics of any space in your home with its clean, classic look. So a leather sofa can withstand the wear and tear of your furry companions while maintaining the elegance of your home, whether you have a rambunctious dog or a cuddly cat.
How long will my furniture last?
At The Sofa Shop, we pride ourselves on providing high-quality sofas that are built to last for years. Although we guarantee our sofas for a typical lifespan of five years, we understand that how well they are maintained and used may have a big impact on how long they last. We put a lot of effort into informing our clients on how to take care of and maintain sofas so they may benefit from their investment for as long as possible. In addition, we offer an extended 5-year warranty, at an extra charge, which covers a range of issues such as accidental damage, stains and structural defects. With a focus on quality, care and protection, you can be sure that your investment in our furniture will provide years of comfort and enjoyment.
Will the massage function help me feel relaxed?
You might feel more at ease and reduce muscular stress by using the massaging feature on our sofas. To increase circulation and encourage relaxation, the massage function frequently employs light vibrations or kneading strokes. Numerous people notice that utilising their sofa's massaging feature may assist to lower tension and anxiety, soothe aching muscles, and enhance general well-being. The effectiveness of the massage function will vary from person to person, therefore it's vital to keep in mind that it shouldn't be used in place of expert medical care or guidance.
Do the led lights/ reading lights use much electricity?
Consider a chair with LED lights and reading lights if you want to give your living area a bit more atmosphere without spending a fortune. These features not only offer a practical method to read or unwind at night, but they also consume very little power. LED lights' energy-efficient construction allows you to take advantage of more light without being concerned about a rise in your electricity bill. Your pocketbook (and eyes) will thank you for taking a seat back, unwinding and enjoying the soothing light of your new chair.
Do electric recliners use much electricity?
Although they are made to provide their customers comfort and convenience, electric recliners often consume little power. Most contemporary electric recliners use energy-efficient motors that use very little electricity. In actuality, an electric chair often uses about the same amount of electricity as other home gadgets like a television or a desktop computer. Consequently, you may relax knowing that buying our electric chairs won't result in a big rise in your power cost. We have a large selection of electric recliners at our shop that are made with energy efficiency in mind, so you can take advantage of the advantages of a comfy and practical chair without worrying about excessive energy expenses
Is a recliner good for back pain?
At the Sofa Shop, we recognise that comfort is crucial when selecting the ideal chair, particularly if you're experiencing back discomfort. Because of this, we present a selection of recliners that are made to give exceptional lumbar support, easing pain and fostering good posture. Our recliners are made with premium components and ergonomic features to provide your spine with the best possible support and lower your risk of back discomfort. You can choose the ideal chair to meet your requirements and preferences from the many kinds and designs available. With our selection of recliners provided with lumbar support, bid pain farewell and welcome to complete relaxation. Your back will thank you.
What if my furniture does not fit?
Stuck with furniture that won't fit? Don't worry, keep your original boxes! That way you can easily pack your items and we'll come and collect them without any problems. Remember that all sofas must be returned in their original condition. So keep things tidy and leave the rest to us!
Are these sofas modular? Can I change the configuration?
These sofas are the ultimate in elegance and precision. They have been designed to perfection in their stunning configuration. Every angle and curve has been meticulously designed, making them a masterpiece in themselves. Their beauty lies in their immutability, as they are not adjustable and cannot be changed from their perfect form. It is a statement piece that exudes confidence and sophistication and is a testament to the exquisite taste of its owner.
How do I know if a reclining sofa is comfortable?
The comfort of a sofa is subjective and can vary from person to person. It is recommended that you physically test our sofas before buying it to assess its comfort level. Consider factors such as the firmness of the cushions, the height and depth of the seat, and the materials used to make the sofa. We invite you to visit our showroom and try out our reclining sofa collection.
Can I see the sofa in different styles?
In our shop, you will find a whole host of sofa collections to choose from, each with its style and a wide variety of options to suit your style and preferences. Whether you're looking for something stylish and modern or comfortable and traditional, we've got you covered. Explore our selection and find the perfect sofa for your home today!
How do I clean my leather sofa?
Our recliners are popular because of their long-lasting appeal, fashionable appearance and affordability, and they are considered easy to maintain. However, to ensure their longevity, it is necessary to establish a cleaning routine. To avoid the build-up of dust, oil and crumbs, it is recommended to wipe them with a damp cloth. Regular vacuuming will also remove spills. To avoid cracking and discolouration caused by direct sunlight, it is important to keep your technical sofa out of the sun.
How do I clean my fabric sofa?
Before cleaning your fabric sofa, it is important to check our instructions for any specific cleaning recommendations. Then use a soft brush or Hoover to remove any loose dirt or dust. To clean stains or spills, use a solution of water and mild detergent, taking care not to saturate the fabric. After cleaning, allow the sofa to air dry and avoid using heat or direct sunlight to speed up the drying process.
What if I accidentally spill something on my sofa?
If you accidentally spill something on your sofa, it can be a source of stress, but it is essential to act quickly to prevent the stain from becoming permanent. To start, use a clean, dry cloth or paper towel to blot up as much of the stain as possible. Check your sofa's care label for specific cleaning instructions, and test a small, inconspicuous area of the fabric before using a cleaning solution on the stain. Apply a small amount of cleaning solution and gently blot the stain with a clean cloth, taking care not to saturate the fabric. Finally, rinse the area with clean water and dry it with a clean cloth. If the stain is particularly stubborn, it is always best to seek the help of professional upholstery cleaner to avoid further damage to your sofa.
Do you provide furniture care kits?
Yes, we do! We have everything you need to take care of your furniture. Our furniture care kits are the perfect solution for keeping your favourite furniture in tip-top condition. With prices ranging from 29.99 to 49.99, you can have peace of mind knowing that your furniture will be well cared for without spending a fortune. Say goodbye to worries about spills, stains and general wear and tear, and hello to a beautiful, well-maintained home!