One of human’s basic needs is having a good night’s sleep. This is the best treat that any person can have as it rejuvenates one’s body physically and mentally. Of course, this will not be attained without a relaxing and peaceful bedroom. However, a bedroom may look serene and inviting but if it does not have a bed that is comfortable, it is still useless. The bed is the most vital furniture in any bedroom. It must be sturdy but not hard or too soft for the body. Investing on a good buy will not only serve you longer but will likewise improve the quality of your sleep that is needed for your health.
Here are the top 4 slip-ups you must avoid when buying a bed.
Inappropriate bed size. This element must rely on two factors: the room’s dimension and the positioning of other bedroom furniture. Some people buy a huge bed and suffer it consequences. The bed occupies most of the bedroom space and leaves just a few areas for other furniture. This can be avoided by measuring the total area of your bedroom as well as the door opening. This will give you the assurance that you can bring in the bed without having to remove your door or make adjustments for the door opening. It would even be better if you can mark the areas where you intend to put the other pieces of modern furniture. This will give you a proper view of how your room will look like when the furniture arrives. You can also have a clear picture if you have enough walking space. Thus, aside from getting the measurement of your bedroom, you also need to list down all the other pieces of furniture that you will need. Bring a measuring tape with you when you go to the store and check the length and width of the bed. Online furniture stores provide this information on their site.
Improper bed style and design. Beds come in a myriad of styles and designs. Choose one that fits your requirements and lifestyle. A bed with a broad headboard is suitable for someone who loves to read. Modern beds are now designed with a lot of provisions. Some have spacious headboards that have adaptable headrests. A few have angular headboards. You can even find some headboards with lights. There are also headboards that provide hidden storage.
Others feature underneath drawers (good for small spaces), built-in nightstands, walk-on platforms with lights, etc.
The wrong choice of bed structure and material. Choose a bed that is made of sturdy and durable materials. Always consider the person who will use the bed. Put importance on the person’s weight. Since you will be spending at least 7-8 hours on your bed, you need to make sure that it will not give up on you easily. Examine the bed’s frame, slats and legs. Ask the weight capacity.
It must provide you comfort and good support so as not to wake up with an aching back. People on the heavy side must have a firmer mattress while those on the light side must have a softer mattress.
Lie on the bed, roll over and make some movements on it before placing an order. Make certain that it does not squeak.
A low-priced over an expensive bed. It always follows that a high-quality bed and a good mattress is a worthwhile investment. You may have to dole out a big amount but you end up saving more in the long run. Always go for quality over the price.
Most of all, choose a bed that fits all your requirements not only on aesthetics but more on usefulness. Picking the best modern furniture for your bedroom will make it more comforting and relaxing.