How Would You Rate the Quality of Bauhaus Sectionals?

by | Jun 1, 2021 | Ask the Expert, Furniture Brands, Furniture Construction, Furniture Cushions, Furniture Manufacturers, Sectionals | 0 comments

Question

Can you rate sectionals made by Bauhaus? Durability, construction, etc.?

Henry

June 26, 2020

Answer

Bauhaus is a large, mid-priced, mid-quality manufacturer that has been around since 1989 and owned by LaZBoy since 1999.

In general the construction includes:

Low cost, durable, stain resistant polyester or olefin fabrics.

  • Plywood frames. Not the most expensive construction but should last 10+ years without problems.
  • Sinuous wire spring seat support (foundation.) This is the least expensive type of seat support possible but should hold up 20 years or more.
  • 1.8 density dacron wrapped foam cushions. This is the first part of your sofa that will wear out. 1.8 density foam cushions typically last 3 – 5 years before needing replacement. (If used frequently or by individuals weighing 250 lbs. or more, they may wear out much sooner.)
    • Cushion cores usually cost several hundred dollars to replace.
    • Most people don’t bother replacing them in this price range.
    • When the cushions wear out (lose their shape and resilience) they live with the unsightly uncomfortable sofa (or sectional) for another couple of years and then buy new furniture.

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Jeff Frank

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