New poll looks at the life of the humble family sofa
Witnessing spills, tears and tantrums was always going to be hard work, but a new survey has confirmed the average sofa really is put through the mill in a family home. According to the survey by insurance giants esure, the average sofa lasts just eight years and sees 1,600 spillages and 293 arguments between mums and dads. But it’s not all doom and gloom, that loveable, comfy 3-seater is also home to a massive 1,300 cuddles between mums, dads, babies and tots in its lifespan.
sorry but this made me laugh, yet more random figures that are in all honestly a bit pointless!
My poor sofas only 2yrs old, its younger than J and its looking loved to say the least, and christ the 'spills' its seen, all ill say is thank christ we chose leather and have lots of antibac wipes in the house!!!
My sofa is my only new piece of furniture and my favourite, its just a daily fight over who gets the 'corner' its a L shaped one!
My sofa was bought new by my Aunt,who bought another and gave this one to my Mum.She bought another and gave this one to my brother.He got another and gave this one to us when we moved in this house,cos our lovely,but also hand me down, comfy two sofas wouldn't fit through any door or window of our house.I miss that sofa.One day we'll get a new one,I don't see the point now.This has holes in,the stuffing is regularly pulled out,it's been spilled on,it's been jumped on,it's not pretty or particularly comfy.I just refuse to spend money on one the kids'll only wreck.
My brother broke the old one up,it was too big for his house too.He found pens,pencils,a whole phone,some keys,a plastic spoon,a metal spoon and fork(I had wondered where the kids cutlery was going),various lego,knex,geomags and small toys inside,down that bit you can't reach.He filled a whole carrier bag with what he found
We were sat on the floor or beanbags until ours arrived, no one was getting rid when we were desperate, i do love it but i wish we could have got one that i didnt think, OH GOD NO everytime a nappy explodes or pasta sauce gets flung!
we cant get into ours at all, i wonder how much moneys down there
My sofa is second hand like everything else I own!!!!! I don't like it-it's leather but not my choice-but for a bargain price-I had 2 babies and a huge dog when I got it-I'm not spending a fortune for it to be wrecked.
To be fair not that many spilages-YET!!!! But plenty of cuddles on it!
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