# Question: Will A Sofa Fit Through My Door?

## What is a standard door size?

One of the most common front door sizes in American houses is 36 inches wide by 80 inches tall, and almost 2 inches thick.

However, not all doors will have these measurements.

Doors can be as narrow as 30 inches and as tall as 96 inches, and thickness can depend on the door material..

## What size sofa will fit through a 31 inch door?

It seems the general rule of thumb is that a sofa with that is 38″ deep and 34″ high, max, will fit through a 30″ doorway as long as it is a straight shot through the door. We did get a 38″ deep sofa through our doorway, and it was a tight fit.

## What size sofa fits through a standard door?

FITTING THROUGH THE FRONT DOOR Measure the width of your door frame (A) (FIG. 2). If this measurement is greater than your sofa’s packaged height (H) then your sofa will fit through just fine.

## Can you return a sofa if it doesn’t fit?

If the furniture doesn’t fit, you have a big problem and will have to do some serious negotiating with the retailer as the law doesn’t say that the goods you buy have to be fit for your purposes, just that they must be fit for the purpose which they are commonly intended – unless you specifically request something.

## How do you get a chair through a doorway?

Try Different Angles If it is a soft couch or chair that can squeeze through, be careful not to rip the fabric. To prevent this from happening always use protection on the door jambs or wrap the piece in fabric pads (heavy blankets) or plastic stretch wrap. Some pieces may need to be slowly fit through on an angle.

## How do you find the diagonal depth of a sofa?

*To determine the diagonal depth of a sofa, place a straight edge from the highest point of the back frame (not including pillows) to the front of the arm. Then measure from the bottom rear corner of the sofa up to the point that bisects the straight edge. This last measurement is your diagonal depth.

## How do you figure out if a couch will fit through a doorway?

Compare the width of your doorframe with the height of your sofa allowing some wiggle room either side. This will determine if we can take the sofa through on its side. If the door width is greater than the height of your sofa, then it will fit through.

## How do I get a big couch through a small door?

Slide the couch toward the door, then move it through the doorway straight or in a hooking motion with either the back or the seat entering the door first. If the couch can be moved horizontally and level, simply carry the couch straight out in a level position.

## What are the sizes of couches?

Here are the standard table and couch dimensions: Three-seat sofa: 35 inches deep by 84 inches wide. Loveseat: 35 inches deep by 60 inches wide. Armchair: 35 inches deep by 35 inches wide.

## Will my DFS sofa fit through door?

DFS have a full delivery and installation service and have years of experience delivering furniture to all types of properties. Whilst our sofas generally fit through standard sized door frames, to ensure that your sofa purchase can be delivered, we advise that you carefully check the dimensions of your chosen sofa.

## What size couch will fit through a 29 inch door?

If the couch is either 29 inches high or deep, it can usually be moved horizontally through a door, since interior door openings are usually 29 1/4 inches wide and exterior door openings 35 inches wide, including door stops.

## What size sofa should I get?

A general rule of thumb is that your sofa should not occupy the entire length of a wall. There should be at least 18” of space on either side of the sofa. If you want a sectional with a chaise then the long chaise portion should not extend more than halfway across the room.

## What do you do if your couch doesn’t fit through the door?

Place your sofa on its end, vertically, with the seat first, and then try to twist the piece slowly into the doorway. This trick usually works like a charm! Step 2: Just squeeze it. Sofas are soft furniture pieces so they can often be squeezed through smaller doors and narrower corridors.

## Will a couch fit through a 32 inch door?

Most furniture can easily pass through doorways of size between 33 inches and 34 inches. Therefore, a 36” width is more than enough to pass regular sofas through the door.

## Will a 36 inch couch fit through a 30 inch door?

Here are our top tips for moving a sofa through a doorway: Will a 36 inch couch fit through a 30 inch door? It seems the general rule of thumb is that a sofa with that is 38″ deep and 34″ high, max, will fit through a 30″ doorway as long as it is a straight shot through the door.