For those looking to maximize the space in their living room, a sectional sofa is probably the best choice. Not only does sectional living room furniture free up space in the center of the living room through its placement against the wall, it also offers more space to sit because of the corner wedge that connects the two main parts of the sofa. A sectional sofa also offers more space to lie down for a nap for the same reason, and some of the sofas with wider seats can serve as a very comfortable sleeping sofa, as is. Corner sofas are also more contemporary in design but will fit with contemporary or traditional decor depending on the design of the sofa.
Sometimes we get so attached to the couches that we bought many years ago. There could be many reasons for this. Perhaps it was a costly purchase and you want to get as much time out of it in terms of usage. Maybe it was part of good memories in your home and it reminds you of your kids growing up. Whatever it may be you want to keep it as long as possible.