How to Disassemble Modular Sofa Sectionals

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You can reconfigure a sectional after disconnecting it.
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The components of a sectional sofa are connected together on the sides with dowel fittings. When moving a sectional couch, you should always disconnect all components before attempting to reposition the unit. Disassembling the sections allows you to rearrange the pieces to fit into a new space.

Step 1

Locate where two components of the modular sofa are connected.

Step 2

Lift up the right end of the component that is on the left side.

Step 3

Push the right end of the left component to the left to unseat the dowels, or other components parts, from the right component.

Step 4

Separate the components after they are disconnected. You can now move the sectional pieces.

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