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Sectional may not fit!? Help!
katygirl
January 10, 2013 in Design Dilemma
I just remodeled this bonus room above my garage. I added a door at the top/landing of the stairs, to keep the noise from traveling down to my main level. Good idea, I THOUGHT!? I didn't consider the door opening/space at the time. Now I want a fairly good sized sectional to go under these windows, that would consist of a chaise on the left, and two other parts under the window and wrapping around on the right, to form a "U" shape. Unfortunately, even if I take the door off at the top of the stairs, I only have 31.5 inches. Wouldn't be so bad if the door was closer to the inside of the room to I could "twist" the sections in, but it is a straight wall at the landing and not possible. (Hope this pics help!?) Any suggestions???
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Cynthia Taylor-Luce
You would be best off with a sectional that:
(a) has a low back (removable cushions can be higher)
(b) has removable legs
(c) comes in short sections that clip together

These are the guidelines I always use when I specify furniture for basements which often have a staircase with a turn at the bottom and/or the top.
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yvonnecmartin
Can you temporarily take out the windows and hoist the furniture up and through them? That is how the Dutch solve this problem.
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Cynthia Taylor-Luce
Gosh! There's no need for such drastic action! I brought a sectional into my client's home recently, and we only had 27" clearance! I would be happy to supply a suitable sectional that would easily come up those stairs!

Cynthia
ctaylorluce@cogeco.ca
www.ctaylor-luce.com
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Frank Webb's Bath and Lighting Center
Many sofa's these days come with the back completely removable so just make sure you ask how it is assembled when you go looking!
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sondramartina
We had very similar situation so sectional ended up going to the livingroom instead of family room.It was 2 piece sectional but once we brought longer piece it in the stairs landing there was not enough height to rotate it. So take that into account as well.
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Cynthia Taylor-Luce
That's why you need a sectional made in narrower sections.
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