Your chair and a half fits perfectly and they fit through the tiny door while in the shipping boxes. It is also very comfortable and it is fun to tell people that I actually made it myself.
Just received our Classic loveseat today and immediately my husband started putting it together. He's very handy with tools so I watched the videos on the coverings! When finished we tried it out and I just ordered a sofa in the same style and color-Bulldozer Carolina Blue! We are remodeling a sunroom and making it fun and colorful based on these pieces! We have 3 cats so I'm sure I will be glad the seat covers can be removed and washed to get the fur off! I really think we are going to enjoy this furniture and it should last us for a long time. We are empty-nesters and the grandchildren are only here occasionally, so it won't get a lot of wear and tear!
Your City & State (optional):Nevada
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My sweetheart just had knee surgery and has to keep it elevated and iced. We wanted to watch a movie in the living room so I slid the modular ottoman to the end of the couch (since he's a little taller than the couch is long), moved the back cushions to give him more room, used one under his head and one under his knee, then I pushed my one-armed chair against the couch so we could lounge together. When the movie was over everything slid right back into place and looked perfect!
Also, my chihuahua likes to lie on top of the back cushions to see out the window and several times now he's tracked wet/muddy/dirty paw prints on the couch. All I've had to do is wipe my hand over the spots (once they're dry) and everything brushes away, even on this light sand-color. The Altima fabric is amazing and SO soft and comfortable.
(And on a more humorous note... my best friend is 8 months pregnant and told me recently that she had a nightmare about her water breaking while she was sitting on my beautiful new couch. I told her since it's all washable, she could give birth on it for all I cared! Lol!)
We live in a small 1,200 square foot home, in which storage space is almost non existent. We had previously looked at Ikea couches, and while I like the style, the comfort level and lack of storage left me hesitant. I decided to go online and see if I could purchase or make a couch with storage. Luckily I ended up finding Home Reserve. I read every review I could find but was still unsure. I loved the concept but I am so picky about the comfort. It seemed like most of the reviewers felt that the cushions were fairly stiff. I worried that they would end up being extremely firm like a majority of the couches you find at ikea.
About two and a half weeks ago I decided to finally just order the risk free armless sectional piece. I am so glad that I did! It arrived today and I had it set up by myself in about 45 minutes. It probably would have taken less time but I kept stopping to vacuum up any splinters off the floor. Everything went together very easily and the instructions were very clear. I had previously watched the videos on how to cover the unit with fabric and felt that it went on well and looks nice.
After the assembly was the moment of truth! How comfortable was it? I can honestly say that I feel it is very comfortable. While not as deep as my current couch I do find that it has a lot more give than the ikea sectional I was looking at in the same price range. As soon as my husband is home from work and gives it the go ahead I will be placing an order for the two end pieces in the Ali style arm. Since we are a family on a budget I appreciate that we can order a section at a time until we can get the full layout that we want. I also love that I can remove the fabric for washing (we went with the montego gravel) especially with two small children. Once I get the full layout I want I will post another review and more pictures.
Overall I think my only complaint would be the wait time. However I completely understand why it is as long as it is. I am just impatient and get excited to spruce up my cute little house with new things. Thank you Home Reserve you have a customer for life!
Your City & State (optional):New Orleans
I just put my new Laney Sectional together. It was time consuming and labor intensive but not too bad once I got the hang of it. The beauty tips also helped a lot. I absolutely love my sectional. It is so comfortable! The material is velvety soft and very cozy. I am very pleased!!
Sure, I love showing off my "kids" and my beautiful furniture.
When we got Saphira, she was only 10 weeks old and smaller than the cat...and took up less than half a cushion. Now my husband and I have to sit on opposite ends while she stretches between us, taking up 2 seats.
(Jovie style with Lapaz Coffee base/arms and Altima Sand cushions. Plus throw pillows in Joy Bluebird, Bulldozer Surf, and Altima Latte.)
My order arrived at 1:30pm yesterday. We finished at 10:30pm, however that was with breaks, errands, and food. Overall, the assembly of 10 boxes took roughly 5 hours. (Between 3 adults and 2 kids.) Not bad.
Nothing was missing, nothing was broken. Things went together beautifully. My brother (former Seabee) did most of the difficult stuff (including the frame upholstery) and utterly enjoyed himself. The word 'ingenious' was used many times.
I'm glad he happened to be in town when the boxes arrived, partially for his indispensable help, but also because he is 6'8" (yes, 6'8", that's not a typo) and over 200lbs. I wanted to see how he fit on the seat since the seating is often described as shallow in reviews. He had no issues with it whatsoever!
I am 5'8" and 135lbs and the couch is beyond ideal in its proportions. Plenty deep enough without needing to pull out the cushions and with an ottoman it's fabulous! I got the Jovie (Ray) arms for their convenient surface area but was concerned they would be too low. That's not the case at all. They're great! The back cushions are much heavier than I'd thought they'd be so they stay in place perfectly while being supportive and soft.
I'm very happy with my purchase! Thank you!!
Your City & State (optional):CT
I shared my purchase and assembly story earlier in March, but I wanted to comment on Home Reserves customer service. My 15 yearly son landed heavily on the couch and cracked the storage topper piece that the cushion sits on. I contacted customer service and they responded quickly and sent me a free replacement part. No questions asked.
That is GREAT customer service!!
Your City & State (optional):Lawton, Oklahoma
I have been viewing the Home Reserve website for over a year, I came across it when I typed sectionals for small areas on my search engine one day. The home we are in is very compact and practically every piece of furniture we have also acts as a storage piece. I must have read every comment made and watched every video twice and was convinced this furniture was for me. We have three "fur babies" and the idea of furniture fabric that is durable and washable was very appealing to me. I had stopped in a local furniture store and ask if they carried anything that was pet durable and just about got laughed out of the store. There response was " there is no furniture made that is pet proof". Well they were wrong! I finally got to purchase my sectional and chair and a half with the Altima Latte fabric and am very pleased with the look and feel of the fabric. Spots brush right off. My dogs tend to lick their paws a lot and a soft cloth removes any sign of a damp spot. I love, love, love this furniture. Granted it is not some high end piece but is serving me well and when the time comes to purchase any other furniture I will choose this manufacturer first. I do hope in the future they will come out with a line that is soft and cushy along with all the other advantages offered that they have now. That being said, the customer service is excellent and it is an American company, which I love. If you know any pet owners searching for wonderful and practical pieces tell them about this company, they won't be sorry if they choose this company. Thank you Home Reserve!
Custom sectional Ray back cushions with Tux arm in Bulldozer Graphite
I just have to say that I LOVE this company! A while back, maybe a year ago, I purchased a sectional. We have a very long family room in our condo. We wanted seating for the two of us, and any guests, a sofa and chairs looked awkward because It isn't a big place. Because of the length room, we needed an extra long sofa to fill the space nicely. We ended up with the Ali style sectional (4 seats) and large ottoman with the faux washable leather. I love it, it looks great and it fits the room perfectly. Not only that, we really needed the storage space in a small condo.
Around the same time we bought the new couch, we got a new PUPPY! Hence, the WASHABLE fabric! (Which we have done a number of times, and it still looks wonderful!) Now that puppy is over 50 lbs, and still pounces on the furniture like shes a lap dog, and my husband rough-houses with her like he is a little kid himself!
I went to put away the Easter table linens - that I keep inside the sofa's massive storage area!! - and found one of the wooden seat pieces cracked and broken. I don't know who did it.... neither the dog nor my husband are talking! But, knowing that I didn't have to buy a whole new sofa, I wasn't too upset. I sent HomeReserve an e-mail and asked to purchase just the wooden seat for that particular model. That's when I was told there was a 10 year warranty on the frame pieces!!! WHAT??? And not only that, they were sending it out right away! Holy cow! A GREAT product, GREAT price, GREAT warranty, AND GREAT customer service!
We don't have any more room for more seating in our living room, but, if we we did, I would be definitely be buying from Home Reserve. I would recommend them to anyone looking for comfortable, affordable furniture.
Your City & State (optional):Santa Ana, CA
Update to my first post...A representative contacted me about the fabric with the mismatched pleats. They sent me a replacement piece...free! It fit better. I currently have my furniture set up as a sofa. It is comfortable. It looks great. I have ordered the corner piece. And next month I will order a couple more seats to add to make it a sectional. I ordered the Bulldog graphite fabric. It feels so soft, looks like brushed suede.
As one of the other commenters wrote, now I have to paint the walls. I received the first shipment before I finished installing new flooring (doing it myself). I will post photos when I am finished.
My old sofa had a queen size bed in it. It was heavy to move. The new sofa from Home Reserve is very light weight; I can move it around fully assembled by myself. That's a big plus. It feels sturdier than my old sofa, too, because each piece provides vertical supports across the seating.
The storage areas are just the right size for a lap blanket and a pillow.
After reading how long it took Walter to put his units together I have a new goal: put a section together in under 30 minutes. I have my electric drill with appropriate bit charged and ready to go, sanding sponge ready, and hammer painted with flowers (so my sons won't borrow it) set out in one place so I won't lose them.
I would definitely recommend Home Reserve to anyone who wants good quality customized furniture at a reasonable price and who doesn't mind spending a little time putting things together.
Your City & State (optional):Denver, CO
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So you are in the market for a sectional sofa and your search engine landed you on the Home Reserve site, ha? I know what you are thinking- you saw the listed prices and probably decided that this stuff has got to be junk. Am I Right?
Well it isn’t junk but it isn’t heirloom quality either. Then again- for the price point- you shouldn’t be expecting heirloom quality. What Home Reserve offers at this price is boundless options when it comes to layouts and fabrics and all the first-aid remedies you will ever need when it comes to repairs or replacement of fabrics, foam or structural pieces (try to get that from an heirloom quality furniture manufacturer). I ordered the Jovie but with the Tux arms. The cushion fabric is Altima Toast and the unit fabric is Kayla Smoke.
Is this product for you? Probably not, if what you are looking for is a brand name that will impress your friends and empty your pocket book or you have an eye for the smallest details like double stitching, piping or padding. The fact that it comes knocked down in a box and you have to “build” it yourself might be a real turn-off to some and even intimidating to others but don’t let it be. This stuff is so easy to put together and sturdy when it’s done (just make sure you have at least an electric drill with a Philips bit and a hammer) that by the end of putting together what was essentially 7 armless chairs, one corner piece, two arm pieces and two ottomans- I didn’t need the directions and had it down to about 5 minutes per unit to put assemble and 10 minutes to cover it with fabric and stuff the cushions. Just remember to use the sandpaper to knock the edges of each piece and affixing the fabric will go a lot smoother. Also, it seems counter intuitive to pull a zipper apart but that’s exactly what you do to turn the cushion fabric right- side- out.
How’s the quality?
Surprisingly, for out of a box, it is just fine. The omni strand board (OSB) used for construction is extremely well machined with every piece fitting exactly. The tolerances are so tight that you will need a hammer to drive the puzzle shaped pieces together but that’s exactly what you want- no slop or play. On the whole though, I would say the best quality of the entire unit is the stitching done with the cushion covers but unfortunately that quality diminishes a bit with the fabric that covers the units themselves. Is it horrible? No, but I found that some of the stitching on the fabric wraps for the units was off by 1/8” (+or-) and if that occurs at more than one corner- it doesn’t take long for the off-set to grow quickly forcing corners out of alignment or fabric to bunch at corners and become wrinkled on broader surfaces. What I did to correct this was to simply pull the fabric to where I wanted it to go and used a staple gun from the back or underside to securely attach it into place. Just be prepared that you may need to finesse a few of the fabric covers and you may need to accept a few things as “not perfect”.
That said, I can say this with complete confidence as an educated consumer that diligently did his homework- there is nothing available on the furniture market that can even come close to offering the options Home Reserve does at the price point Home Reserve does. I priced this same layout with several other “traditional” manufacturers and the highest was north of $12,000 and the lowest or closest price to Home Reserve was $6,700 and none of them could/would offer replacement cushions or fabric and nor did the price include shipping and delivery. Our price (with shipping) was $1600.00. How do you even compare that price point? The answer is you can’t. You simply try to educate yourself, read as much as you can about Home Reserve, take the negative reviews with a grain of salt and find reviews that actually point out the good, the bad and maybe even some of the ugly.
Look, I’ll put it this way. If you want lots of options for layouts and fabric. You don’t want to spend a ton of money. You aren’t looking to leave this to your grandchildren when you depart this earth and you are remotely coordinated with a hammer and screwdriver (you don’t even need to be able to read- everything is numbered and pictured accordingly in the instructions). . . you really need to consider Home Reserve. I’m glad I did and now I still have money in the bank and I have a pretty cool sofa in my living room.
Best of Luck,
Your City & State (optional):Lula
I got the Brook loveseat and ottoman and I love them! I work from home and prefer to sit on a couch. I sit on it most of the day and find it very comfortable. My dog likes it, too!
I love mine!
Your City & State (optional):Nevada
I'm anxiously awaiting my order - two Jovie loveseats, one armless couch, a corner sectional unit, one armless sectional chair, a corner ottoman, a modular ottoman, and 4 throw pillows. I decided on a two-toned look - Lapaz Coffee for the base and sides, but Altima Sand for the cushions. Plus some Joy Bluebird and Bulldozer Surf for accent pillows.
My story is much like everyone else's... I couldn't find a couch or sectional that suited my needs and stumbled across Home Reserve while searching the web. The features astounded me but I was skeptical. However, after weeks of reading everything I could possibly find I decided to go for it.
I've been documenting my journey with this redecorating dilemma that has turned obsession and will continue to add pictures and info as I build and enjoy my new furniture!
I'll definitely be back to let you know how it's going! Thank you for such an innovative and exciting product!
Your City & State (optional):Santa Ana, CA
I just received my three pieces today (left arm seat, no arm seat, right arm seat). This will be a sofa at first, then I plan to add pieces to make it a sectional. When I first saw the fabric, I thought it was the wrong fabric...until I found the instructions which explained the fabric was inside out for shipping. It took me a while to find the instructions because they were tucked inside one of the fabric pieces. I started sorting out the wood pieces by number and discovered there were duplicate numbers.By this time I was totally stressed that I wouldn't be able to assemble the first seat. I began reading the instructions and referred to the photos. I soon discovered the duplicates were because one set of numbers was for the seat and one set was for the arm. Things went smoothly. I did have to sand smooth some of the areas where the t-connectors fit to make the openings a little bigger. I got everything put together and didn't have any leftover wood pieces. I was so proud of myself! Then I went to put on the front piece of fabric. I couldn't follow the instructions in the booklet because the photo was too dark. So I watched the video. He said this was the easiest piece to put on. My piece did not fit with corners matched. I removed it and retried several times. It still doesn't quite fit with seams lined up, but the front is smooth. I sanded the corners smooth so the fabric would fit. The back went on easily in spite of gathers and pleats in the seams. It doesn't look very professional. The cushions went together easily once I discovered you pull apart the zipper where the zipper pull is. The seat cushion also is sewn badly. There are gathers and tucks in it. I probably will have to spend a few days stretching and smoothing. If the seams don't smooth out I am going to re-sew the seams myself. Final outcome: it took 3 hours to figure out how to put the first piece together and it looks ok. I think it will go a lot easier with the remaining two pieces. I will send in a picture when I have all 3 pieces put together. The first piece is comfortable and the fabric is cozy.
We will follow up with Sharee and her fabric concerns.
I was very surprised at the work entailed to put together the love seat I purchased. Had I know the hours needed to assemble it, i never would have purchased the product.
In the end it is a solid product, though not worth the time and energy. I would never purchase any new fabric simply because it is far to difficult to change it.
I liked the idea of environmentally friendly, though not user friendly.
Your City & State (optional):Pittsburgh, PA
My family and I had been long searching for a new sofa and then I came across Home Reserve while scouring the internet. Renewable? Pet Car fabric? Affordable? Delivered to my front porch? I wondered.
We needed something nice looking, the sofa is the main focal point in our living room; but we also needed something sturdy and well made, because it is truly the "work horse" of all of our furniture! With two kiddos (5 and almost 2) and a ten year old dog our standard, three cushion sofa just wasn't cutting it.
Enter Home Reserve! The price...outstanding! The craftsmanship...unbelievable! And the customer service...out of this world! I ordered fabric swatches and templates of the sectional that I had in mind....and then went for it! No trial or an armless sectional at all...we just ordered the whole sectional and an over sized ottoman and are in heaven! Assembly was so very easy, thanks to detailed instructions. The fabric choice is so very luxe (Altima Pet Care in Sand)! It feels so great to curl into this comfortable couch and my entire family agrees!
Thank you Home Reserve for creating such a wonderful, affordable furniture option...we LOVE your products!!!
Your City & State (optional):CT
I stumbled upon Home Reserve on line one day after weeks of searching for the right love seat or arm chairs as a sitting area in my kitchen. I was excited but skeptical. I read through the reviews on the Home Reserves website and then started looking on other sites for reviews because I was still leary of placing the order.
I did go ahead and order some fabric sample which was very helpful...and fun! After getting the samples and doing a lot of research I placed my order for the love seat. It arrived EXACTLY as they stated. Ship in 10 business days and then 3 days shipping!
So, you want to know how was it putting it together. Well, it was easy. The directions were clear. Actually, my eleven year old daughter and I put it together with my husband using his electric screwdriver when we asked him to!
There were some parts that fit together like a puzzle and my husband did have to give it a slight tap with a hammer to put them together. Other than that it was very easy.
The end result...it looks nice ( I love the fabric). It is comfortable, but not overly. It is firm and I am hoping the bottom cushions give a little over time.
Overall, I am happy with my purchase. I is exactly was I was looking for!
Your City & State (optional):Pennsylvania
I had my doubts, but this is very nice furniture, easy to assemble, the tavern coal fabric is very very nice!!
Your City & State (optional):Burnsville, NC
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I am so happy with my Laney sofa and chair in Altima Aqua and Armless LB chair in Mission Tang. They have brightened up my living room but are still warm and inviting.
Your City & State (optional):lavale
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We purchased the Monroe Loveseat in the mission black. We love it. Very durable and made well. Easy to put together.
Your City & State (optional):New York, NY
How much do I love your furniture? So much so I have recommended you to anyone who liked in a second story apartment. Two boxes for a couch? Super easy. I lived in a second story apartment and I couldn't get anything up there. When I found you I did my research and heard only good things. So I bought a couch. I love it. I have since then moved and added onto that couch. I love I can wash the fabric since I have a husband that likes to feed the couch popcorn. Now I need another sectional for a small space and I'm back again! The hardest decision if figuring out what color I should get!
One more pic. This is the Laney style couch, also in Bulldozer Eggplant, with box pillows in Joy Amethyst. I slept on this the first night after I put it together and it was the first time in a long time I didn't wake up with a sore back or a stiff neck. Thanks again, Home Reserve!
Your City & State (optional):Ironwood
We purchased the Laney Couch in Altima Sand and we love it. It was sooo easy to put together. The directions are very easy to read. The fabric is very soft and has stayed in place very well. The frame is also very sturdy and not wobbly. It is also very comfortable to lay on.
Your City & State (optional):Oregon
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8+ years ago I purchased a sofa from you. October 2013 I emailed your customer service regarding a couple of minor problems, and as a result your team sent out some replacement pieces (with a slightly new design) and some replacement fabric for the affected pieces, free of charge (covered by the warranty). This was an exceptional response, and you earned a customer for life that day. Meanwhile, I've been looking for ways to use the old fabric since I love the way cat hair and dust rubs right off. Today my old piano bench received a facelift using that old fabric. While my re-upholstering skills are far from professional, my cat approves of the change and so do I. 8+ years later we still love our sofa. Being able to remove all of the fabric and throw it into the washing machine is the biggest selling point for me, since I've seen beautiful, expensive sofas destroyed by cat hair and dust alone. I can't thank you enough for making this product.
Oops, I forgot to mention that I got all my new pieces in the Laney style.
Your City & State (optional):Mattawan, MI
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I came across this website about 10 years ago when searching for furniture I could put together myself since I lived in an apartment that was near impossible to get ready made furniture into. For some reason, I didn't order then. Last year I once again found myself looking for new furniture and remembered about Home Reserve. Unfortunately, unexpected expenses forced me to wait another year but I FINALLY was able to order my furniture! I'm actually glad I waited because the fabric I ordered wasn't available last year. I got a couch, 2 ottomans and 2 chair and a half in Bulldozer Eggplant. It all cost way less than what I spent on my last set, which was only a couch and a love seat. It arrived yesterday. My only complaint about that was I never received notification that it had been shipped so it was big surprise when that delivery truck pulled up outside my house! I didn't have time to make arrangements to have my old furniture removed. So far I've only been able to put together one of the chairs and one of the ottomans but let me tell you, it was so easy to do! I read a lot of the comment on here before I ordered and I was a little nervous about getting the fabric on since a lot of people said that was kind of hard. I thought it was a breeze. The instructions were very clear and extremely easy to follow. As for durability....well, I'm a rather large woman. I'll admit to being about 200 pounds (but losing weight now) and I stood on the bottom piece of wood in the storage area. It didn't break, bend or anything. I think this will really hold up well. I was also worried that the cushions would be too firm or uncomfortable but they're perfect. Thank you, Sandy, for helping my place my order on the phone due to issues I was experiencing with the website that day. You made the entire experience enjoyable. As promised, here's a picture of what I've completed so far. I cannot wait to get the rest of it done! Oh, the pillow pictured was also ordered from HR. It's a square pillow in Tory Lilac.
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