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Buying Guide for Murphy Beds
Buying Guide for Murphy Beds
So dear readers, here are some features you need to consider before going to buy a murphy bed for yourselves.


Before going to buy a Murphy model you have to consider the size and space of your room. There are two types of folding of Murphy beds available.

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Horizontal folding
Horizontal folding models are best suitable for the rooms with shorter ceilings and more space. In this case, when the bed unfolds, it’s going to cover the area of the wall width wise. This style of Murphy will cover larger wall space. So you need to consider the size of your room and ceiling before buying a horizontal folding murphy bed.

Vertical folding

Most of the Murphy models comprise of a vertical folding. It starts from the foot and extends till the ceiling when unfolded. Measurements of the bed and ceiling must be taken before buying a vertical standing murphy bed.


There are generally two types of mechanisms of the bed. Piston mechanism and spring mechanism. Most of the piston mechanism models are more suitable and convenient to use as they support the weight of the bed and its platform.


Budget is always an important consideration while buying a bed for yourselves. There is a huge range and variety of Murphy styles available when it comes to the material used and the range and type of cabinets installed. So guys, peek into your budget and the optimal choice accordingly when you shop for the Murphy model.


Styles are changing rapidly in today’s era so is the case with the styles of Murphy. It ranges from single and simple cabinet designs to foldable units with sofas, tables, televisions, and desks etc. there are even electronic mechanisms for rolling mattress into the cabinet and manual mechanisms for lifting and lowering of the beds. So, buy the style which facilitates you the best.


The space in your room will determine the size of your bed. Measure the width and height of the room and then consider if the king size or the queen size bed will best match your requirements and go well with the décor.

Even with all this knowledge, I am sure there is some confusion you will want to get rid of. Here are some frequently asked questions by users and their comprehensive answers to satisfy readers.

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