Living in a small apartment has its own benefits and problems. Though it offers several advantages, the main problem faced by those people who spend their time in a small apartment is the lack of space for keeping their items. Main furniture that captures space is a sofa and another one is a bed. Converting bed into sofa is now opted as the best idea one could prefer for a small apartment. How can it be done? And will it be effective?
Advantages of using the twin bed sofa
Nowadays, a twin sofa bed is widely used in most small apartments and other small living spaces. These twin sofa beds are easy to create and are of great advantage. Space can be utilized properly and efficiently. These beds are now used all around the globe especially in US. One of the advantages of using these sofas is that it does not create a bad impression for the visitors and looks nice for a small apartment. Another reason why everyone suggests a twin Sofa Bed is due to the fact that these beds can be converted easily into both bed and sofa.
How to convert these into twin beds
In most cases a bed is converted into a sofa. A twin bed is kept facing the wall along the width of the bed in such a way that it looks exactly like a sofa. Pillows are placed in it in order to create a sofa feeling. These pillows can be covered with decorative covers for creating an exquisite look to it. Sofa covers are also added for making it look appealing to the eye. Height of the bed can be adjusted by using appropriate beddings. These beddings are placed inside the covers so that it is not exposed to the visitors or guests. Plywood, fabric or any upholstery foam can be used to create a suitable backing to the sofa as using a pillow for an upholstered backing often creates some health issues. Using a footboard is also preferred for using it as a leg rest.
Things to remember
There are several things to remember before converting a sofa into a bed or vice versa. This is applicable for rooms which are occupied by bachelors or else the size of the bed must be adjusted. Queen sized beds are not preferred, as these are bulky and is not easily convertible.