The sofa bed is one of the most versatile pieces of furniture that can grace your living room. With the holiday season right around the corner and the festivities that come along with it, you may find you need to find some extra sleeping space for guests. If buying an extra bed just for a few nights a year seems excessive or if space is an issue, then a sofa bed could be the answer.
So what are the benefits of having a sofa bed over its single element counterparts? And what should you be looking for? At Furniture Village, we’ve gathered together a list of things to consider when making your purchase.
1.Dual functionality saves space
A sofa bed serves two purposes, as a stylish place to sit and a practical place to sleep, so it’s a fantastic way to make the most of your space. Fulfilling multiple needs makes it a highly practical choice, so you don’t have to worry about having a bed and a sofa overtaking a room, leaving you nowhere for other belongings and furniture. Flats and apartments are the perfect places to make use of a versatile sofa bed if space is a scarce luxury.
2.Vast range of styles
At Furniture Village we don’t want you to sacrifice style in the name of practicality, instead we invite you to browse our swoon worthy sofa beds where you can enjoy the best of both worlds. Fabric sofa beds will feel right at home in a country rustic interior, where their hidden dual purpose add to their charm when your guests stay over. A leather sofa bed suits an ultra-modern and sophisticated interior design aesthetic. As an added bonus, for those who have children or are prone to a little clumsiness, cleaning away spillages on a leather sofa is quick and easy.
3.Superior to other sleeping methods
When it comes to considering the alternatives, a sofa bed is often the most comfortable choice and the most viable option for accommodating your guests. It’s less time consuming to set up than an inflatable mattress, and far more comfortable to sleep on than a futon. When you enjoy a good night’s sleep, there are plenty of health and wellbeing benefits. Extend these benefits to your guests by providing them with a luxurious place to sleep and make sure they wake happy and refreshed.
4.Quick and easy set up
Many sofa bed designs come with fast set up mechanisms, so all you need to do is remove your gorgeous scatter cushions and pull out the bed with its built-in mattress. This means that there’s no pressure to set up the room for your guests straight away, you can relax in the knowledge that it will be effortless and only take a few minutes to create their comfortable bed for the night at the end of the evening.
One of the concerns with a sofa bed is that even though they offer space saving convenience, where can you store the extra bedding? With a corner sofa bed, the chaise end conceals a useful storage space that allows you to pack away your duvet and pillows with ease, so you no longer need to worry about finding an additional storage solution.