Beds are not just for bedrooms only. You may see several different kinds of beds with different designs and sizes in apartments, studio-type house, inns, hotels, condo units and anywhere you may call your home. The first thing you must see and notice as you enter the bedroom is the bed. It is very important since it completes the room. There are very many types of beds although single and double beds frames are the major classifications. Sleigh bed is among the most favorite types of bed because of its unique and beautiful design. It comes in a sleigh shape hence the name.
Buying Sleigh Bed and its Benefits
Sleigh bed originated in France and it is available as double and single beds. It is typically made from carved wood and it is known to be used by the royalty and emperors in the olden days. It comes with a variety of different sizes, materials and forms. Such materials include; iron, wood, aluminum and steel. Some are even made of leather which gives a bedroom, a very grand appearance. An example is the Tuscany Sleigh bed which is made from luxurious faux leather with curved foot-board, high headboard and rich Espresso brown finish giving out a true visual retreat.
Sleigh bed is considered by many people as a good option especially by those living in small sized studio apartment or house. In this case, the bed will justify the space because it will be converted into a very comfortable sofa during the daytime. This provides extra space which can be utilized to have small drawers with wheels which can be dragged needed or even store unused luggage. The drawers can also store extra things which are not used regularly.
Sleigh bed usually comes in contemporary or traditional styles. You may avail Sleigh bed sets with nightstands, dressers, chairs, tables and many other fixtures for adults, teen, or kids. All these will make your room beautiful making you feel at ease. The modern sleigh frame bed has a classical design that is very comfortable to sleep in. Some are designed for tall and plump people and for people for want their pets to be with them while sleeping. The categories are different categories of the Sleigh bed and they include; California, Asian, Eastern and European.
A solid wood Sleigh bed frame is considered stronger than a metal frame since it is prone to warping and rusting. If maintained properly by dusting it periodically and wiping it down with soapy water at least once per year, a solid wood frame can last for a long time. If it is varnished or painted, you can also re-varnish or repaint it when it wears out. This make the bed last longer even for more than one generation.
Make sure about the type of wood used to manufacture your solid wood sleigh bed. Some of the best considered trees for bedroom furniture are pine and oak. Plywood is not sturdy enough but it looks good. Particleboard is cheaper than pine or oak but can bend over time due to weight of the mattress. Heavy weight wood is very durable, elegant and beautiful although they are difficult to move from one place to the other.
Bed is the most outstanding thing in your bedroom. It is therefore important to choose the right one fitting your room’s theme and taste perfectly. Consider this, and for sure, you will never regret