In today’s fashion of space efficiency and functional trends, a Murphy bed fits right in as it is both chic and practical. With these beds, you can have more room and can use it for other activities that you enjoy. Murphy beds are considered an excellent choice when you need a guest bed or you have a studio apartment. They allow you to reclaim all the space that’s otherwise taken up by a typical bed during your waking hours. The ability of hiding away the bed to repurpose and create space are tangible and fundamental benefits of investing in a Murphy bed. With this particular bed, you can make the most of your square footage.
The best part is that Murphy beds have improved considerably over the years. Advancements have been made in every area and today’s line of these folding beds has become more diverse than ever. A number of these beds now boast wall-mounting systems, which are extremely useful because you don’t have to make significant alterations to the walls. This means minimal damage and also makes it easier to relocate your Murphy beds. Generally, straps are used by these beds for holding these beds in place, which makes it easy to fold these beds when they are not in use.
Apart from that, there are lines of Murphy beds that now double as library shelving, which can blend with your décor elegantly and completely transform the function of an extra guest room. These beds also come with a spring-balanced mechanism, which means a single person can easily lower or raise the bed. You can get an automatic Murphy bed up to queen size and just fold it with a click of a button. What could be more convenient? There are also bi-fold Murphy beds available in the market that will take the shape of a stylish cabinet.
The bi-fold doors that conceal the bed can fold down to various sizes, ranging from full to twin to queen-size, thereby giving a wonderful night’s sleep. Flip-up desk designs can also be found, which are perfect for bedrooms or home offices. The flip-up desk is on the mattress’s underside, which you can use whenever the bed is up against the wall. Some of these wall beds can also fold into furniture pieces, such as armoire. Vertically folding queen or double-sized beds can be converted into display shelves, fully functioning desks, storage units etc.
You don’t have to invest in a special mattress for most Murphy beds. You can use the standard style mattress for these beds instead of the 11’’ thickness. There is no restriction when it comes to brand and even a memory foam mattress can work. You also have the option of getting custom designs made when it comes to Murphy beds, according to the space you have available and the functions you require. These are an excellent solution for people who telecommute or work remotely and wish to use their bedroom as an office. You can save space without having to compromise on comfort.