Sofa bed - the big guide to buying the right sofa bed

Schlafsofa - der grosse Ratgeber beim Kauf des richtigen Schlafsofas

A sofa bed is probably the most versatile piece of furniture you can have in your home. It offers both a comfortable place to sit during the day and a comfortable place to sleep at night. But how do you find the perfect sofa bed that is both functional and stylish? In this guide, we'll show you how to the right sofa bed for you.

Apart from these basic considerations, there are other factors that should be taken into account when choosing the right sofa bed. For example, it is important to consider the material of the sofa.

Leather is a popular choice for sofa beds as it is durable and easy to clean. However, fabric upholstery is available in many different colors and patterns and can add a cozy atmosphere to the room.

Another important factor is the design of the sofa bed. There are many different styles to choose from, from modern and minimalist to classic and elegant. Choose a design that goes well with your interior and suits your personal taste.

When buying a sofa bed, you should also consider the quality of the frame. A high-quality frame ensures that the sofa will last longer and will not be damaged by regular use.

In summary, there are many factors to consider if you want to find the right sofa bed for you. Think about the frequency of use, the space available, the comfort, the material, the design and the quality of the frame. By considering all these factors, you can ensure that you will find the perfect sofa bed for your home.

In Germany sofa beds are very popular as they offer a space-saving solution for small apartments and houses. Many people also prefer sofa beds as they offer a flexible option for overnight guests.

There are many different brands and manufacturers of sofa beds in Germany. Some of the most popular brands include Musterring, Hülsta and Rolf Benz. These brands are known for their high-quality materials and appealing design.

When buying a sofa bed, you should also pay attention to the price. Sofa beds can vary greatly in price depending on size, material and quality. It's important to set a budget and make sure you buy a sofa that meets your needs and fits your budget.

Using a modular sofa as a sofa bed

If you a modular sofa you also have the option of using it as a sofa bed. To do this, you can simply replace a few modules and make a bed out of the sofa. If you don't have a modular sofa, you can buy the matching modules directly.

A further advantage of modular sofas is that you can design and customize them flexibly according to your individual needs. If you can't find a suitable color or material for a normal sofa bed, you can choose from different elements and covers for modular versions.

Another advantage of modular sofas is that they often consist of environmentally friendly materials materials. For example, there are modular sofas made from recycled materials that are not only environmentally friendly, but also have a unique and modern look.

In addition, modular sofas offer more flexibility in terms of the arrangement of the modules. You can arrange the modules according to your needs and adapt the sofa to your living situation. For example, if you have a large living space, you can arrange the sofa so that it the room optimally fills the space.

Another advantage of modular sofas is that they are often ergonomically designed. They offer optimum support for the back and spine, which is particularly important if you want to use the sofa as a sofa bed.

If you want to use a modular sofa as a sofa bed, you should make sure that the modules are stable and securely connected to each other. Also make sure that the bed from the sofa is large enough for you to sleep comfortably.

Overall, a modular sofa offers many advantages and is a good investment if you are looking for a flexible and multifunctional piece of furniture.

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The different types of sofa beds and their features

There are different types of sofa beds with different functions and features. The best-known and most commonly used sofa bed is the pull-out sofa bed. This sofa has a pull-out mattress that is hidden in the frame of the sofa during the day and is pulled out and unfolded at night.

Another model is the folding sofa, which works in a similar way to a futon bed. Here, the sofa is simply folded forward and you lie on a foldable mattress. These models are particularly space-saving and are ideal for small rooms.

A corner sofa can also be used as a sofa bed by folding out both sides to form a bed. There are also special corner sofas with an integrated bed base and pull-out slatted frame for this purpose. The advantage of these models is that they offer plenty of space for sleeping.

When buying a sofa bed, you should make sure that it is not only comfortable to sit on, but also to sleep on. The mattress should be sufficiently thick and stable to ensure a good night's sleep. Also pay attention to the material of the sofa, especially if you have allergies or are sensitive to certain fabrics.

Some sofa beds have additional features such as an adjustable backrest or armrests that can serve as pillows. There are also models with an integrated bed base in which you can store bed linen and pillows.

If you are looking for a sofa bed for guest rooms or vacation apartments, you can also look for models with removable covers. These are easy to clean and can be replaced if necessary.

Whatever your budget and requirements, there is a sofa bed to suit you. From affordable models to high-end designer sofas, there is a wide range of sofa beds on the market.

The advantages and disadvantages of sofa beds

Sofa beds have their advantages, but also disadvantages. One of the advantages is that you don't need an extra bed and save space. They are also generally cheaper than separate beds. Another advantage is that you can use them in different rooms, for example as a guest bed in the guest room or as a sleeping area in the living room.

On the other hand, sofa beds may not be as comfortable as separate beds, as the mattresses are often thin and hard. If you have to sleep on them regularly, this can be uncomfortable. In addition, sofa beds usually take up more space than conventional sofas, which can be problematic in small rooms.

However, if you buy a high-quality sofa bed, you can enjoy the comfort of a regular bed. There are many models on the market that are specifically designed to be used as a bed and offer a comfortable mattress. Some sofa beds even have a bed base in which you can store bed linen and pillows.

Another advantage of sofa beds is that they are available in different styles and designs. You can a sofa bed that fits perfectly in your living room or guest room. There are modern, minimalist designs as well as classic and traditional options.

It's also important to note that sofa beds are a good option for small apartments or apartments with limited space. If you don't have room for a separate bed, a sofa bed can be a practical solution. You can use it as a sofa during the day and turn it into a bed at night.

However, if you have regular guests or a larger family, a sofa bed may not be enough. In this case, you might want to consider getting a separate bed.

To summarize, sofa beds have their pros and cons. It depends on your needs and budget whether a sofa bed is the right choice for you. However, if you buy a high-quality model and choose it carefully, you can enjoy the comfort of a regular bed without taking up extra space.

How to assess the price and quality of a sofa bed

The price of a sofa bed varies depending on the quality, type and size. A high-quality mattress and sturdy, durable construction can increase the price. You should also consider the thickness of the mattress, as thinner mattresses are usually cheaper than thicker ones.

When assessing quality, you should pay attention to features such as stability, material quality and workmanship. A high-quality sofa bed will last you the longest.

There are different types of sofa beds. Some have a fold-out mattress, while others have a pull-out mattress. There are also sofa beds that convert into a bed by folding the backrest backwards. Your choice depends on your needs and your budget.

If you will be using the sofa bed regularly, you should choose a high-quality mattress to ensure that you can sleep comfortably. You should also pay attention to the size of the sofa bed to make sure it will fit in the room you plan to use it in.

Another factor you should consider is the design. Sofa beds come in many different styles and colors, so you can choose a model that matches your decor. You can also choose a sofa bed with additional features such as storage space or adjustable armrests.

To summarize, when choosing a sofa bed, you should consider the price, quality, type of sofa bed, mattress, size and design. A high-quality sofa bed can be a worthwhile investment if you or your guests will be using it regularly.

How to integrate a sofa bed into your home

A sofa bed is a great option for people who live in small apartments or houses, as it saves space while providing a comfortable sleeping option. If you want to integrate a sofa bed into your home, there are some important factors to consider.

First of all, you should make sure that the sofa bed is functional and comfortable. It should not only serve as a place to sleep, but also as a cozy place to sit and relax. Therefore, pay attention to the quality of the sofa and choose a model that meets your needs.

It is also important to match the design of the sofa bed to the rest of the room. Choose one Colorthat goes well with the walls, floor and other furniture. If you already have a certain style in the room, make sure that the sofa bed matches it. For example, if you have a modern interior style, choose a sofa bed with clean lines and a sleek design.

To integrate the sofa bed even better into the room, you can choose cushions and blankets in matching colors and patterns. These can not only serve as a decorative element, but also help to make the sofa more cozy and inviting.

Another important consideration when integrating a sofa bed into your home is the layout of the room. Position the sofa so that it makes maximum use of the space and is easily accessible. For example, if you have a small living room, you can place the sofa bed in a corner to save space.

A sofa bed can be a great addition to any home as long as it is well integrated. Pay attention to the above factors to ensure that your sofa bed is functional, comfortable and stylish.


A sofa bed is not only a practical piece of furniture, but also a stylish addition to any home. It offers a flexible solution for guest rooms, living rooms or even offices.

However, finding the right sofa bed can be a challenge. There are so many different types, sizes and styles to choose from. But don't worry, we're here to help.

First, you should consider how often you will be using the sofa bed. If it will only be used occasionally as a guest bed, a simple model with a thin mattress is sufficient. However, if it will be used as a main bed, you should choose a higher quality model with a thicker mattress.

Another important factor is the upholstery. Choose a material that is durable and easy to clean. Leather, faux leather and velour, for example, are robust and easy to clean, while fabrics such as microfiber are soft and comfortable.

The placement of the sofa bed in the room is also crucial. Make sure there is enough space to fold it out and that it is not in the way when not in use.

Ultimately, it is important that the sofa bed matches your personal style and taste. Choose a design and a Colorthat goes well with your home and your other furniture.

We hope this guide has helped you in your search for the perfect sofa bed. If you have any further questions, don't hesitate to contact us. We also recommend a visit to a Livom showroom. You can try out for yourself how easy it is to convert a Livom sofa into a bed. You can also try out our sofas with sleeping function by sitting and lying on them to find out which firmness level is best for you.