A loft bed is essentially a wall bed that may include additional cabinetry or a wall unit linking into it. These extremely functional units are ideal for when space is limited in a room that may act as a bedroom. With a wall bed of this type, homeowners can utilize the space underneath the bed in a variety of ways by adding furniture items like desks, dressers and more.
Often thought of in tandem with college dorm rooms, loft beds are popular options for microspaces and flex rooms where square footage may be limited or in a room that may serve many uses. Home offices and kids rooms are also ideal spaces for loft beds. Placing a wall bed in a home office provides a comfy space for immediate relaxation and a quiet respite from a hard day’s work. Loft beds in kids rooms are ideal when children may be sharing a space with siblings or simply to maximize the space to make more room for toys and games.
Homeowners are finding that there are many benefits to owning a loft bed, and one of the many is that they provide extra storage space. For those who may choose not to utilize the space beneath the bed for workspace, the extra room may be filled with storage bins, file cabinets, small armoires and more. However, it doesn’t have to be all about work, as the space beneath the loft bed can be utilized for play since the loft bed opens the room for more floor space. With more room, homeowners can accommodate more people for entertaining. Children also love wall beds of this sort because it allows them to sleep high in the air and the notion that they have to truly climb into the bed. And parent’s needn’t worry – as loft beds can come with their own guards to prevent children from falling during the night.
Because loft bed styles vary, they are the perfect option for any room. Wall beds of this sort can be made of wood which is perfect for a more traditional aesthetic, and they can also be made of metal for a more modern style. Parents typically love loft beds because they allow a wide degree of flexibility for growing families. Homeowners with frequent guests also find loft beds useful for short and extended stays when space may be limited in the home. Now guests are able to sleep comfortably, while requiring less square footage during their stay. As with most smart storage and organizational systems, the options are limitless and the investment is one that pays off in dividends.
Getting the most out of a loft starts with the addition of a Murphy bed or wall bed. The cabinetry that surrounds the wall bed cabinet dictates the use and adds storage capacity. Adding built-in media units, bookshelves, desk or writing area, and closet space are common additions that make the most of a floor plan. Most lofts are compact, so a well-considered concept will ensure space is optimized and features maximized.
One of the main benefits of installing a wall bed in a loft is that floor space that is free up when the bed is folded up into the cabinet. Since most lofts are multipurpose the ability to hide the bed and transform the one-room living quarters into a workspace is a key benefit offered by the addition of the wall bed.
Traditional beds do not leave room for additional furnishings in most lofts. To be able to create enough space so that sitting areas with armchairs and sofas, dining tables, and other cozy features can comfortably be added it’s necessary to use wall space for built-ins and the bed.
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