# What is a right sided sectional?

## What is a right sided sectional?

Sectional sofas consist of two or more separate pieces that connect together to form one sofa. When you look directly at the sectional sofa and the chaise is on your right-hand side, that’s what we call a Right Arm Facing (RAF) sectional or simply a sectional facing right.

### What are corner couches called?

Right Arm Facing Sectionals Similar to a symmetrical sectional, right arm facing sectional sofas have two connecting pieces that create a corner shape. Also known as L-shaped sectionals, these pieces feature a short loveseat-style couch that intersects with a long chaise.

What is right arm sofa?

The designation right-arm facing and left-arm facing, abbreviated as RAF and LAF, simply refer to the side on which the arm is placed if you are looking directly at the sectional piece.

Which way should a sectional be positioned?

A good rule of thumb is to place the chaise on the side with the least amount of traffic. Note: When a piece is labeled as right arm facing (RAF), it means the arm is on your right as you are looking at it. If a piece is labeled as left arm facing (LAF), the arm is on your left as you are looking at it.

## How do I know if I need a right or left corner sofa?

Do I need a left or right-hand corner sofa? If you are looking at the sofa, facing the longest edge, it is a right-hand sofa if the corner and the short edge are to your right. Obviously, then, it is a left-hand sofa if the corner and the short edge are to your left.

### How do you know if you need a right or left facing sectional?

Right-Hand Facing: If you are standing facing a sectional and the chaise is on the right, it is a right-hand facing chaise. Left-Hand Facing: If you are standing facing a sectional and the chaise is on the left, it is a left-hand facing chaise.

How do you separate a sectional sofa and use it to arrange a room?

Leave the largest section of sofa facing the focal point of the room, such as a fireplace, television or picture window. If the sofa has two long, straight sections, consider facing them toward one another to create an intimate conversation area.

How do you tell if a sectional is right or left facing?

Right-Hand Facing: If you are standing facing a sectional and the chaise is on the right, it is a right-hand facing chaise. The arm of chaise is on the right, because the sofa continues to the left. Left-Hand Facing: If you are standing facing a sectional and the chaise is on the left, it is a left-hand facing chaise.

## Does a sectional have to be in a corner?

Sectionals are the most inviting. Sectionals can help maximize seating options in smaller homes, especially when placed in a corner. All you need is a room with two walls.