Whether you plan to change your old bed for a new one or simply decorate that spare bedroom with a guest bed, it is always important to know the good and bad points about a product before purchasing, this article does exactly that informing you the pros and cons of one of the most important pieces of furniture in our homes.
Leather is renowned for its durability, comfort and
aesthetics which make it a great choice for bedroom furniture. Leather beds have become
extremely popular in recent years as they are stylish and easy to clean which
makes them a practical and attractive choice. Some people believe however that
leather is not a great choice for the bedroom due to the high price and ultra
To help you decide whether a leather bed is the right choice
for your bedroom take a look at the pros and cons of investing in one below...
Pros of leather beds
The main benefit of a
leather bed is that they bring style and elegance to a room. The smooth
finish and clean lines of leather beds suit modern bedrooms perfectly.
Just because a bed is made
from leather, it doesnít mean that brown is the only colour available. Leather
is available in every shade from black and chocolate brown through to
cream and white so you are sure to find a colour to match your bedroom
Leather beds are very easy
to maintain and can be wiped clean with a cloth or vacuumed to remove
dust. Leather beds can be given a good clean with a damp cloth to remove
any grime and using natural soap can often get rid of tough stains.
Leather is extremely
durable and actually looks better as it ages. Even if your leather bed
receives the odd scratch, mark or worn patch this can enhance the look of
Cons of leather beds
Real leather beds can be
quite expensive but it is best to invest in quality leather if you want
durability and a great look. Although faux cheap leather beds can look
good, itís difficult to beat the elegant look of genuine leather. If you
opt for a kingsize leather bed then you could pay anything around £800 for
a quality bed.
If you are vegetarian then
you may feel that real leather beds are not an ethical choice so you could
choose a faux cheap leather bed instead if you wanted a similar look to genuine
If you have a very
traditional bedroom then the modern look of leather beds could seem out of
place. However, if you look around you should be able to find a more
classic design with a scrolled top such as the leather sleigh beds which
will suit a traditionally decorated room.
beds are a superb choice for a durable, comfortable and elegant bed. If you
have the money then investing in the best bed you can afford will mean you will
have an attractive addition to your bedroom for many years. Check out a huge
selection of leather beds at KD Beds website.
Peter is a Bed Reviewer for KD Beds, one of the top online bed stockists and distributors, offering the cheapest prices for beds and mattresses in the UK.
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