Whenever we visit a living room in someone’s house, there’s something we crave for and is of utmost importance in a living room. Still not getting what I am talking about, you can take your time to guess.Let me help you out with some clues, After entering someone’s house, what does the owner of the house request us to do?….. Exactly, he/she requests us to have a seat. Where to you generally sit in the living room? Yes, you got it! It’s a SOFA, one of the essential things every house has in its living room. In this friheten sofa bed review we will speak about the pros, cons and the use of having a sofa and the bed in one.
I bought a new house and I had to decorate it with all the essential stuff. I got rid of my old sofa, in spite of the fact that it was still in good condition even after a span of 8 years. But I wanted my new house to be equipped with modern accessories, equipment and comfort. Therefore, I thought of purchasing a new sofa too. I started the quest by visiting a shop near my city, which sold ready-made furnitures.
I requested the sales manager to show me the best models of sofa. He indeed guided me towards the best sofa sets and I was confused among the best one to choose for my home. After asking the sales manager about the features of all those sofa sets, I was confused between Futon Sofa Bed and friheten sofa bed. So, this is what I feel about the options.I chose the Futon Sofa Bed and I’m still happy about my decision I made on that day. Let me tell you what made me to think of buying this sofa as against the Friheten sofa bed.
The first thing that stands out is the design the of the this convertible sofa. This will certainly add grace to your leaving room as it has attractive chrome steel legs, the chrome gives it a look good feel while the steel adds to the the overall stability of the sofa.
The material of the fabric used to smooth yet durable as it is made of PU leather. The sofa can be converted into sleeping bed by removing the arm rests and by changing the inclination to the desired level.
There is also a zip compartment which allows you to store the legs when it is detached, this can also be used to store some hardware which you need for immediate use.
Why I Decided to Buy this?
- The design is exceptional when compared to Friheten sofa bed, this sofa also provides the same sofa and bed flexibility like friheten.
- It is perfect if you are facing space constraints as it goes well even in small spaces
- It has entertainment features like housing for two cup holders which makes it ideal for movie/ series watching
- The price is very reasonable compared to friheten without any significant difference in quality and usability.
Friheten sofa bed is dual offering from IKEA which allows you to have both sofa and bed within the same furniture. The design is okay and nothing spectacular. There is enough storage space under the cushions which can be utilized effectively. The frame is non removable and only vacuum cleaners can be used for cleaning this sofa. While there are many good points, the not so great aspects of this sofa makes Futon sofa a better choice than this. Let us look into the pros and cons of this model of the sofa.
1.The fabric of this sofa is soft enough for anyone to be comfortable. It can be folded out easily.
2.It can be easily folded out unlike the traditional sofa. You don’t need to worry about creaky metal pieces and bits anymore now which you may have experienced with the past sofa beds.
3.You can lift the chaise of the sofa for storing bedding as well as certain things inside. The one end of Chaise has no arm, hence in small places, it works good.
1. This Sofa comes in 3 large boxes. Thus, you may face problems while transportation.
2.Those boxes are really heavy and you are going to need to persons for putting the sofa together.
3.You won’t be able to sleep comfortably as it is firm. But one can adjust sleeping on it for a few nights.
4.For the material and comfort you get, the price is too high. It is priced close to the costs of other premium sofa beds which provide better features at lesser price.
5.There arent many suppliers for this sofa which is not a good in case you have any problems with this in the future, it is always good to buy something which has a decent supplier base.
Brief synopsis of Friheten Sofa Bed Review:
If you require a sofa which is suitable to sit on during day-time and for a few nights to rest, then you must definitely go for Friheten Sofa Bed. Your guests won’t say that they had a comfortable and cozy sleep on it by. You need to solve the problem by putting a mattress protector on top, so as to thicken the base of the bed. You can convert your bedroom into a living room again by transforming the sofa like before. It’s quite easy to access the built-in storage. The sofa is spacious enough for using it as a place for storing books and bedding.
I hope that this comparison helps you in making a choice, While Friheten sofa bed isn’t a bad choice, you can get better comfort with futon sofa. The price point of the latter also makes it a good buy. There is no significant difference in the functionality and quality of the two sofas. The intention of this friheten sofa bed review was to look into all aspects of the sofa and explain if it was a good buy. During my journey as a buyer I got the chance to compare it with other similar products and after enough comparison, I settled with futon sofa. I hope that this article will help you in deciding your sofa bed.