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[sg_popup id=”3″ event=”onload”][/sg_popup]Welcome to the ultimate guide and resource for the IKEA Ektorp sofa series – find sizes, dimensions, reviews, slipcovers, assembly instructions and more here.

Maybe you’re searching for the perfect sofa and need a little help. Maybe you’ve already decided on the Ektorp, found one on Craigslist or Ebay and need more information. Maybe you already own an Ektorp and your house guest decided to spill coffee on its hard-to-find slipcover. Or maybe your in-law’s are coming to town and you want a more grown up looking slipcover. In this cheat sheet, we’ll help you with all of that.

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Ektorp Chaise as Cinema room Lounger
Ektorp Chaise as Cinema room Lounger in White 100% Cotton Slipcover

Quick Check.

Status: Most sofas and Slipcovers still available from IKEA (Australia) except for the 2 seater sofa bed, corner 2+2 sofa bed, chaise lounge with armrest(s) and 2+2 Corner sofa.

Slipcover: Custom Ektorp Sofa slipcovers available from Comfort Works


All couch models, sizes and dimensions can be found in this post –

Cool Factor: Inexpensive, durable, comfortable and extremely washable. Child-friendly.

Ugh Factor: Semi-decent slipcovers by IKEA; not easy to slip on, not readily available for certain discontinued models.

Instruction Manual.

Want to know how to assemble an Ektorp sofa? Download the respective Assembly Instruction Manual below for the:

Ektorp Armchair/Loveseat/Sofa.
Ektorp 2 seater and Chaise.
Ektorp 2 seat sofa bed.
Ektorp 3 seat sofa bed PIXBO.
Ektorp Left-hand Chaise.
Ektorp Bromma Footstool
Ektorp Jennylund Armchair.

Our Review.

There aren’t many negatives that can be said with the classic Ektorp as it is perfect for most families with children. Durable, long-lasting, and easily removable and washable slipcovers definitely makes this the most practical model of IKEA.
Ektorp 3 seater in Brighton Blue Romantic Home Review

Although some Ektorp sizes has been discontinued in IKEA stores, Comfort Works is still producing replacement slipcovers for the IKEA Ektorp. Our Ektorp slipcovers also come complete with pleated skirts and piping, just like the original. For more customisation options, get in touch!

More Information.

Modern Mrs. Darcy – Review and maintenance tips to keeping your Ektorp Sofa ever white and bright.

PRODUCT REVIEW –  Pros and cons, likes and dislikes all listed by individuals that purchased the Ektorp Sofa.

VIEWPOINTS – See the good and bad of what other users are saying about the Ektorp Sofa.

Left on Highland – IKEA Ektorp vs Pottery Barn Basic Sofa; any differences?

The Three Sweet Peas  – IKEA Ektorp slipcover easy washing review – are all the rumors true?

Tiny Twig – A complete review of the Ektorp White sectional

Shabby French Cottage – Review of Ektorp 3 Seater in white plus an instructional assembly video.

Color Outside the Lines – Ektorp Lino Broadweave slipcover review.

On Sutton Place – Ektorp Slipcover review with close up of its beautiful piping.

Pretty Petals – Ektorp Rough Ash (Velvet Gray) Slipcover review with many pretty pictures.

Cottage4c – Follow the discussion on getting “off-white” slipcovers from IKEA and where to possibly find the best pure white replacements.