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What's better than finding quality furniture at an affordable price? (Seriously, we'll wait.) Walmart is stocked with fabulous pieces that are comfortable, chic, and, of course, reasonably priced. Options run the gamut from tables and chairs to bed frames and nightstands, but we're particularly obsessed with the retailer's sofa offerings, some of which sound (and look) too good to be true — but aren't. Whether you want a small couch that's big in style or an on-trend design (lookin' at you, bouclé), Walmart has you covered. We get it, though: choosing one isn't easy. To help, we broke down everything you need to know while shopping for the perfect sofa. Read on for details.
What to Look For When Buying a Sofa
One of the first things to consider when shopping for a couch is the purpose it will serve and the dimensions you're working with. Are you looking for a cozy three-seater for the whole family to enjoy movie night on, or are you in the market for a small loveseat to serve as the finishing touch for your itty-bitty apartment? When shopping for a sofa or couch, some of the biggest mistakes people make are not measuring their space in inches and not paying careful attention to their prospective purchase's exact length, width, and height.
Once you know what numbers you're working with, you can have fun choosing the right style and material to align with your design style, be it something minimal or bright and bold. For example, an oatmeal-colored neutral design will complement your neutral-toned living room, while a channel-tufted velvet sofa will perfectly epitomize the midcentury-glam aesthetic. Just remember, your furry friends and little ones should also influence your choice of material: both may require a high-performance fabric that's durable and easy to clean.
Ahead, we rounded up the 12 best couches from Walmart. Note: if we had to choose just one, we'd purchase the Gap Home Sofa ($559, originally $635) for its classic design and neutral colorway that will look good in any space; it even comes with matching throw pillows. Read on for our complete list of picks, all under $700.
— Additional reporting by Haley Lyndes