Sofa Protectors

Increase the longevity of your settee or couch with our collection of sofa protectors. Made from high quality, durable and robust fabric, our sofa protectors have a water repellent finish and are soil resistant. Available in a choice of popular colours and styles, browse our range of settee protectors and get free UK delivery on all orders over £49.

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Make a statement and add the finishing touch to your living room with a sofa protector. A fabric sofa protector acts as a shield that protects your couch from spills, stains and general wear and tear. A trusty sidekick that will keep your sofa looking new and fresh, even after the toughest battles (or movie nights), our selection of sofa protectors are available at cheap prices to suit any budget.

 


 

FAQs

What is a sofa protector?

A sofa protector is essentially a piece of fabric that's specifically designed to cover a sofa and its arms. These protectors often come with a water repellent finish, which is ideal for safeguarding your sofa against any accidental spills. Moreover, many sofa protectors are luxuriously soft to the touch, made with materials like crushed velvet for a touch of elegance or teddy fleece for added comfort. These choices of materials and colours mean that you can complement your existing décor.

Sofa protectors differ from sofa slip covers. While sofa protectors are meant to cover specific areas of the sofa, such as the arms and cushions, slip covers are designed to stretch across the entire sofa. Slip covers are an excellent choice if you have a worn-out piece of furniture that needs a quick and easy makeover.

Many sofa protectors are available in a range of sizes to accommodate different sofa configurations. You can find protectors tailored for one-seater, two-seater and three-seater sofas, ensuring a perfect fit for your specific piece of furniture.

 

Can you protect a sofa with a blanket or throw?

If you're looking for a quick and easy solution, using a blanket or throw can provide some level of protection for your sofa. However, while blankets and throws can provide a temporary layer of protection against spills, pet hair or general wear and tear, they don’t offer the same level of coverage and functionality as dedicated sofa protectors.

Sofa protectors are specifically designed with features like water repellency to ensure optimal protection for your sofa. They are often made of materials that are more resistant to staining and can be easily removed and cleaned. In contrast, blankets and throws may not have these features, and they can easily shift or slip off the sofa, leaving your furniture exposed.

However, if you're looking for a quick and easy solution or want to add a decorative touch to your sofa, using a blanket or throw can still provide some level of protection and style. Just keep in mind that they may require more frequent adjustment and maintenance compared to dedicated sofa protectors.

 

How do you protect a sofa from pets?

When it comes to safeguarding your sofa from the playful antics of cats and dogs, there are several effective strategies you can employ. First and foremost, consider training your furry friends to stick to designated, pet-friendly areas within your home. By establishing clear boundaries, you can encourage them to find comfort in their own special spots. Enhance their cosy retreat by placing a plush pet bed nearby, offering an appealing alternative to your sofa's irresistible charm.

If you do allow your pets on the sofa, it's essential to keep their nails or claws trimmed. By doing so, you can minimise the risk of unsightly scratches damaging the look of your furniture's upholstery. Remember, a little bit of proactive grooming can go a long way in preserving the beauty of your sofa.

However, if you're seeking the ultimate defence against the potential hazards posed by your furry companions, investing in a specially designed sofa protector is the way to go. These purpose-built guardians act as a formidable barrier, shielding your sofa from the perils of pet hair, scratches and unexpected accidents.

 

Are sofa protectors worth it?

Sofa protectors offer numerous benefits that can greatly enhance the maintenance and appearance of your sofa. They play a crucial role in safeguarding your sofa from spills, stains, pet hair, and general wear and tear.

One of the most significant advantages is the cost-effectiveness they provide. Buying a brand new sofa can be quite expensive, with average prices ranging from £500 to £1,000 in the UK, depending on the quality and style of the piece. In fact, some sofas can be even more costly. Additionally, if you require matching armchairs, the expenses can quickly accumulate. On the contrary, opting for a sofa protector is a far more affordable solution, with prices starting as low as £7.95 for a protector that covers a small sofa.

By choosing a sofa protector, you not only save money but also extend the lifespan of your existing sofa. Their affordability, coupled with the protection they offer, makes them a smart choice if you’re seeking to extend the life of their sofa without breaking the bank.