How to care for your sofa bed
Last updated: September 2023
How long does a sofa bed last?
With the right day-to-day care, your sofa bed will be easy to maintain and keep looking pristine. There's no exact rule on how long a sofa should bed should last. That's because it depends on how often they're used and what their main purpose is – sofa or bed. Most important is to ensure you give yours the correct care – from vacuuming to cleaning stains. We'll explore all of this right here.
But first, it's important to note that sofa beds at Dreams come with a 1-year guarantee. However, for extra peace of mind you can purchase our Bedcover insurance plan which protects materials, construction and workmanship for 5 years. Accidental scuffs, spills and stains are also covered for the first 5 years. Find out more about Bedcover here.
How to protect your sofa bed
A soft throw is not only great for snuggling up with on your sofa bed, it also acts as an inexpensive shield from stains and odours, plus general wear and tear. Large scatter cushions are also another way of protecting your sofa bed, and they provide a pleasing aesthetic too – you can change them up as often as you like to give the sofa bed a new lease of life.
For sofa beds with a mattress, purchasing a mattress protector will help shield against stains and moisture.