Murphy Beds: Frequently Asked Questions

Murphy beds are a great choice for rooms with limited space. However, it’s common for homeowners to doubt whether these beds are actually comfortable or not. This concern is understandable—after all, comfort shouldn’t be sacrificed for convenience. 

In this post, closet and garage organization specialist Innovative Spaces, Inc. shares some basic facts about Murphy beds.

When Is It Ideal to Get a Murphy Bed?

Murphy beds are usually recommended for homeowners who want to create additional sleeping space without creating a guest room. These beds are also ideal for condo dwellers who want to maximize their space and design a particular room for multiple purposes. There’s really no hard-and-fast rule about when to install wall beds. Because these beds are quite versatile, they can fit various needs.

Are Murphy Beds Comfortable?

closet renovations experts are often asked if Murphy beds are actually comfortable to sleep on. However, the answer to this would also depend on the mattress you’re going to use. That said, Murphy beds are unique from other solutions like sleeper sofas because you can customize and select your preferred mattress for your wall bed.

Are Murphy Beds Easy to Raise and Lower?

Murphy beds are convenient to use. They can be easily folded down from the wall and raised whenever you need to. The key, however, is to balance the weight of the mattress with the bed’s spring-loaded mechanism. When your installer has done this correctly, folding the bed and putting it back up will be effortless for anyone. 

Innovative Spaces, Inc. specializes in the design and installation of storage solutions for homes and businesses. We offer only high-quality products and a variety of components to ensure that our customers’ needs are met. Our team is trained and experienced in-home office, laundry room, pantry and garage remodeling. Call us at (574) 247-1999 or fill out our contact form to request a free quote.

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