If you are in the market for a new English roll arm sofa, knowing your current sofa measurements will help you find a replacement suitable for your room. If you slipcover the couch, you will absolutely need these measurements to make sure the fabric fits. Measuring a sofa means more than finding its width and height. You will need other measurements, as well, to make sure that what you buy does not take up too much or too little space.
With actual measurements
Measure across the roll arm sofa from the outer edge of an arm to the outer edge of the opposite arm, using a tape measure. This gives you the total width of the sofa. Measure from the ground to the highest point on the sofa. This is the height of the couch. Measure from the back edge of the sofa to the front edge of the seat; Depending on the style and shape of your sofa, it may be easier to measure along the side of the sofa instead of the top. This is the width of the sofa.
Intake Seating Measurements
Measure over the sofa from the inner edge of the armrest sofa to the inner edge of the opposite armrest. This is the seat width of the sofa. Measure from the ground to the top of the seat cushion. This is the sofa height. Measure from the top of the back cushion to the top of the seat cushion. This is the seat depth sofa. Take the mat on the couch with you when you go shopping furniture. With reference to measurements on a paper, it is easier than trying to remember the numbers in the store.