What's the difference between furniture slipcover and furniture protection?
A furniture slipcover is made to fit a specific type of furniture. The arms and other areas of the cover fit snugly on the existing furniture. In the case of form fit slipcover, it looks a lot like you have reupholstered the furniture. A slipcover can be remove and clean and put back on unlike upholstery. Some slipcovers are one-piece and some have multiple pieces to give a more custom look.
A furniture protector is also called a pet cover. Like a slipcover it is super easy to remove and put back on after washing. Unlike a slipcover it is not made to conform to the arms are any other part of the furniture. It offers protection for the back, seat, and armrest.The cover is one single piece. It just lays in place across the seat and up and over the back and most go over the arms. There are some furniture protectors or pet covers that are armless for furniture with wooden arms or chaise lounge.
If you are looking for a couch cover to look like it was made for the sofa, then choose a slipcover. If you are looking for protection for your furniture or a new slipcover because you have pets, young children or the elderly, then choose furniture protectors. Pet covers are also great if you have someone in your home that has a dirty job and you want to keep the furniture clean when they come home after a hard days work.