What would you say if we told you that you will spend around 200 000 hours in bed over the span of your life? Then what would you say if we told you that this equates to a third of your life? Would you then agree that you need to spend that time well? Would you then want to invest in a proper bed? If you answered yes to any of these questions then you’re at the right place.
Buying a bed is an important decision and you need to make sure that the bed you choose is the right one for all your needs. The right bed will ensure that you wake up feeling rejuvenated and revitalised. The most important thing we will tell you today is that buying the right bed starts with getting the right bedframe.
Here is our comprehensive list of pros and cons for bedframes to help you make the right choice next time you buy a bed.
This is by far the most popular option available to those looking at buying a new bed. The simple yet versatile divan bed is available in numerous styles and sizes. From single divan beds to super king sized ones you quickly find the right one for your needs.
• They are widely available
• They are cheaper when compared to other beds
• There is a variety of sizes and some even include storage facilities
• They are sometimes less ornate
• Not all have extra storage
These variants feature slatted frames and not a solid base and can be made from wood or metal. For the most part, they are more decorative than divan beds and are seen are more luxurious. Upholstered beds are usually a popular option
• They look amazing
• Offer a harder feel
• It is not advised to store anything under the bed
• Require self-assembly
These beds are great for those who need a little extra storage around the bedroom because as the name suggests, these beds offer built-in storage. Storage beds are great for packing away all those items which you only need in winter. As houses and rooms get smaller more and more people are opting for storage beds to save space and declutter their homes and bedrooms.
• Storage space
• Best for smaller rooms
• They’re heavier than other beds
• Hard to lift
Sofa beds and folding beds
These are great for those who are limited to the space they have available. They can be used as a sofa during the day and a bed at night. Many people buy these beds as an accessory for their children’s rooms or spare bedroom. When they are not in use they can be easily dismantled and repurposed for your needs.
• Space saving
• They won’t be very big
• They can be cumbersome to move around