Chat with us, powered by LiveChat


When is the Right Time to Dispose of That Old Couch

furniture removal as part of our rubbish removal services in Sydney, Australia.

When is the Right Time to Dispose of That Old Couch

furniture removal as part of our rubbish removal services in Sydney, Australia.

Furniture is an integral part of your homes. It adds a relaxing vibe to your place and makes your space homey and chill. It can serve as additional storage to your homes. On the other hand, it can simply add value just as an aesthetic. Among common furniture found in any set up is a couch. From your homes to your offices, the doctor’s office to fancy cafes around the corner, couches can surely be found anywhere. This is why it is important to invest in a good couch.

Purchasing a good couch is a key thing to having your homes as comforting as ever. However, as time goes by, like any of your other things, your couches will slowly wither away. When it has served its purpose and has come to an end of its useful life, your couch should be slowly disposed of in peace. These are signs that it’s time to let your couch go:

The cushions are too flattened out

There’s a point on your couch’s lifespan, especially when it was new when the pillows and cushions were the fluffiest and softest things as ever. Nothing was more comfortable than sitting on your new couch and getting the best feeling of just slumping around. As time will pass by, your cushions will start to flatten. This is because of too much usage. Sitting down on a cushion will definitely flatten it.

Either way, when your cushions are starting to feel to flattened out, it’s one of the signs that you can consider replacing your couch.

The upholstery is worn out

The upholstery of your couch is the outer part covering of your couch. It is made to be a bit thicker. This means that the upholstery is designed to secure your couch. The moment it looks like it’s starting to be torn, it means the upholstery is slowly starting to thin itself and get ripped, resulting being worn out. Unless you do something to fix your upholstery, it will continue tearing until your couch looks damaged. When it happens, maybe its time to ditch your couch for a new one.

The couch reeks off a smell

Unlike other furniture, cleaning couches require a special service because of its nature. It is a piece of closed furniture stocked with something inside its cushions like cotton, springs. Because of this, couches tend to accumulate smell and will require a couch cleaning service for the smell to go away. This is most especially noted if your pets are on the couch all the time. When it starts to reek off the smell, and a cleaning doesn’t make it go away, say goodbye to your couch.

The couch makes you feel itchy

Couches, like your mattresses, can be home to really microscopic organisms like bed bugs. When you don’t clean the couch often enough, these bugs can live and swarm in your cushions. Have you ever lied down in your couches and when you woke up, itchy red marks were all over your back or legs? Those are tiny bugs biting you while you were lying down. When your couch is starting to make you feel itchy, it’s time to dispose it along with the bugs living in it.

The couch gives off squeaky noises when sat on

Your couches are composed of different parts. When the couch was new, sitting down on it with all the cushions still fluffy and not flattened out, makes it bouncy and comfortable as ever. In time, along with the flattening of the cushion, your couch will squeak a bit. This means that the frames or one of the joints are starting to loosen and might end up disjoining from your couch. When this happens, it means the couch is slowly damaged. Say farewell to your couch.


Junk King also offers furniture removal services. We service all of Sydney and can help with furniture removal. Saying goodbye to your couch might be hard, but we will make it easy for you. We can dispose of your couch for you at the right time, so you can have the chance to be happy with a new one. Let us be the one to do the most difficult couch disposals for you. Give us a call at 1800 348 228 or send an email at