This past Sunday, we made 4 long round trips to go pick up Ugly Couch (it’s my term of endearment for the Craigslist couch). It involved renting a home depot truck.
Totes worth it, guys. The couch is as comfortable as it is ugly.
I’ve gotten a couple of quotes to re-upholster it, ranging from $800-1250, for just the labor. So that probably won’t happen for another 6 months, at least. It will give me lots of time to decide on what color and kind of fabric I want. A small kid+$800(at least)=commitment.