Sofa bed furniture is quite different than it was fifty years ago when an entire box spring was hidden under your cushions and weighed a ton. With new technology comes comfort without weight and designs that blend in naturally. Also known as sofa sleepers, we have our neighbors, the Asians, to thank for new comfortable designs that are simple and functional.
Known over the years for the futon, the new idea for sofa bed furniture was borrowed from this concept of lightweight comfort that takes up little space. Futons became popular and perfect for a teenager’s room replacing a still heavy daybed that had heavy springs for support. Now this sofa bed furniture 2015 has expanded into living areas with rich wood or chrome legs, removable arms, a wide array of materials and of course, the fold down option of movable parts.
Studio apartments are a growing option and cutting down on square footage in homes to save on utilities makes sofa bed furniture a creative way to keep much needed space but still add style to an area. A spare bedroom is not a necessity any longer when you can put up guests in living space or make an extra bed in your child’s bedroom or den.
Mattresses for sofa bed furniture have changed with our step into the green future in moving away from petroleum-based products and shown us that all natural is the way to go. Natural latex mattresses are made from latex rubber that is found in renewable trees and do not give any danger of dust mites. Dust mites and bacteria cannot survive in rubber. There are also no toxins released from latex rubber that causes many of today’s allergens. Wrapped in pure wool or cotton, today’s latex mattresses are a great comfort to residents in more ways than one.
Many manufacturers of sofa bed furniture offer different positions of lounges for whatever mood you’re in. Similar to a lounge chair in this respect, you can choose an upright angle, completely flat, or anywhere in between. Perfect for watching television, reading a book or entertaining guests, this versatile piece of furniture fits well in any area. Leather, micro-fiber, tweed or vinyl coverings are popular choices in durable material.
There are also sectionals that make up sofa bed furniture with easy to move around pieces that include chairs and ottomans in matching Euro designs for mixing and matching in different rooms in your home. If you are still hooked on the pull out sofa bed furniture, it is still available in stunning designs and colors and not as bulky and heavy as in the past but with today’s options and active lifestyle, you have choices that can make your home whatever you choose it to be.