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Old 05-09-2022, 05:35 PM   #1
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Replacing Sofa

I have a 2014 Georgetown and the sofa is peeling. Have been researching sofa's and with the window coverings it is almost impossible to find a sofa that has the right height plus we have a fireplace and there is not much space to walk. Has anyone have this problem and what did you do?
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Old 05-09-2022, 05:55 PM   #2
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Peeling “pleather” or plastic leather as we call it, is a cheap material that is used extensively in the RV business. So many people have experienced exactly what you’re describing.

This is your opportunity to change out the sofa to anything you want……as long as it fits through the door. When we had ours, we changed from the bed/sofa (which was uncomfortable in both situations) to a recliner love seat that was more comfortable, and in a pinch……I spent a few really comfy nights as a makeshift bed. You don’t have to buy RV furniture…..if there is such a thing. Real furniture works much better.

BTW…..you don’t mention what floor plan you have. Georgetown has tons of layouts. Why are you so restricted on room in yours?
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Old 05-09-2022, 07:24 PM   #3
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I have a 335ds floor plan. It has a fireplace and when the slide is closed I only have about 12 inches between the sofa and the corner of the fireplace. I only have 38 1/2 inch depth from the wall to where the present sofa is. I am having a hard time finding a sofa that will fit.
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You can of course replace the furniture but we chose to recover. My husband found the name under the skirt of who provided the furniture and found out they will make new covers for customers. They sent me a sample of swatches to choose from (much better material) and we have recovered all our furniture. They made the covers and my husband removed the bad material and put new covers on. Our manufacturer is Williamsburg.
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Old 05-12-2022, 10:47 AM   #5
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I have a 335ds floor plan. It has a fireplace and when the slide is closed I only have about 12 inches between the sofa and the corner of the fireplace. I only have 38 1/2 inch depth from the wall to where the present sofa is. I am having a hard time finding a sofa that will fit.
There are several companies that make replacement rv furniture. How long is that sofa? That's usually how they are sized. If you can't find a manufacturer's tag, a quick 'google' search for an rv sofa and the size will get you started. You might also consider checking with an dealer who sells replacement rv furniture.

If you're consider recovering, I'd probably consider a regular upholstery shop where they can renew the foam and you've got a wide choice of materials. We found that our jackknife sofa literally unbolted from the frame and we could take it in in parts. We went with an auto upholstery shop because we needed something really durable, but that's probably not what you need.
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I have a fifth wheel but I took careful measurements and went to a local furniture store (Slumberland) and found a La-z-boy that the back would come off of and fit through the door.
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Old 05-14-2022, 04:34 AM   #7
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Thanks for the information. I contacted them and they only go back to 2016. I have a 2014. Thanks for your help. Pauline
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Old 05-15-2022, 08:00 AM   #8
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We replaced ours with a LazBoy reclining love seat. The back is higher than the window. But as it reclines it lowers and drops just under the window. So when you are fully reclined it is just about touching the wall.
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Old 05-15-2022, 08:10 AM   #9
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We used REAL recliner furniture to replace our decaying pleather bed/sofa.

I don’t remember the brand, but the back came off for easy entrance into the motorhome, and these were 10x more comfortable. And like Dodge Guy……the height of the back would drop as you reclined.
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