How Big is a Standard Loveseat
Loveseats are some of our best-selling furniture pieces. You can find out why if you take a look at our selection of loveseats Elyria. Call it a loveseat, a snuggle chair, or a big comfy settee, a loveseat is designed to accommodate two persons. But the real question is how big is a standard loveseat. Because, of course, you would want to know the dimensions of your couch before you buy it.
How Big is a Standard Loveseat
There isn’t a fixed size for a loveseat. Some loveseats are so big that you might confuse them for a two-seater sofa. (They are more compact than a standard sofa though!) While others are just big enough for one person to sit comfortably. (Another can squish in if you get along well with them!) Some loveseats are as wide as 6 feet while others are barely four. This versatility in sizes of love seats makes them a popular choice for almost all spaces.
How Big is a Standard Loveseat — Length-wise
Basically, the length of a loveseat determines how many people will be able to sit comfortably in it. However, the length isn’t the only decisive factor. Chunky cushions and plump arms can make the seating space smaller on a loveseat. So, the style of a loveseat is equally important when you’re deciding on how much seating you need. Sometimes, the length is also referred to as the width of a loveseat. Because it also tells how wide is the loveseat from one arm to the other. Following is a guide on the arm to arm standard measurements of love seats.
• Small-sized loveseats typically measure about 52 inches.
• The standard length for medium-sized loveseats is 58 inches
• Full-sized loveseats are approximately 64 inches long.
• However, full-sized loveseats aren’t the same as loveseat sofas — which measure about 71 inches in length.
• Originally designed to seat one person comfortably, twin-sized is another type of loveseats. Their size ranges from 45 to 51 inches.
How Big is a Standard Loveseat — Height-wise
The height of a loveseat is the dimension that will tell you how high the loveseat is going to go from the floor. As mentioned above, the length of love seats varies from type to type. However, the height of loveseats isn’t that variable. Most loveseats have a standard height of 20 to 21 inches.
Although you may not think height is important, it is. If the ceilings of the space aren’t high, the furniture pieces with big heights are going to make the room look smaller than it is. Plus, the filling of the cushions may have an effect on how high a loveseat feels — on the one sitting on it. Whether the cushions are overstuffed or sleek may affect how high the loveseat is and feels.
Even Smaller Size!
Now, you should have an idea of how big is a standard loveseat. But, if these sizes aren’t what you were looking for, don’t worry. There are types of loveseats that come with smaller dimensions than these. Especially if you live in a small apartment or considering a loveseat for your attic. Even for some older built homes which have low ceilings. You can use scaled-down loveseats for the same number of seats. Some loveseats can go as small as 50 inches in length and only 30 inches wide.
However, never take the smaller size of a loveseat as a means of being uncomfortable. The size is scaled down by cutting back on the size of the back cushion. The loveseat stays as comfy as a standard one. But becomes a perfect fit for smaller spaces.
How to Measure Your Space for a Loveseat
If you want to save your time and energy. Plus, save yourself from the hassle of returning/ exchanging sizes of the loveseat you like. ( Sorry, but it’s a huge bother for me!) It is a good idea to measure for it, beforehand. So, the following is a quick guide for you to do so.
Measure the dimensions of your room. Sometimes, you just know and don’t need to take any measurements. The length and width of your space define how wide and high the loveseat to choose.
Measure the hallway and the door. Of course, your loveseat will come through the door and hallway. Unless you have never seen or forgotten the “Pivot” clip from F.R.I.E.N.D.S, you wouldn’t want to go down that road. So it’s a good idea to measure the door and hallway to make sure there won’t be any problems when your loveseat is delivered. ( There wouldn’t be… Love seats are compact.)
The good old Painters tape. Use painter’s tape to draw the boundaries of the loveseat of your choice to envision how much floor space will take. After you have marked up the area, measure the dimensions and use them for finding the right size for a loveseat. Remember, the height of a loveseat doesn’t necessarily make any difference to how it will look in a space. The height is more related to how comfortable it is.
Finally, you should choose a loveseat not only for its style but also for the number of seats you require. That depends on how big is a standard loveseat. We have thoroughly explained the width and height— both dimensions of a loveseat. Hopefully, now it’ll be easier for you to make the decision.