What your sofa says about you

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. 


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