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Everything You Need to Know About Murphy Beds

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Considering a wall bed? Get all of your questions answered by the experts at Closet & Storage Concepts. We specialize in helping our clients organize their spaces in the greater Boston area. 

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  • Are they comfortable?

Absolutely! Because our wall bed units use a mattress that is the same thickness as a typical mattress, they feel just like sleeping in a conventional bed. Some guests may even say it’s better!

  • What mattress do you use?

We use a specific mattress that is designed for vertical storage. This gives guests the most comfort and ensures that it will last for years. The mattresses are also specifically designed to fit snugly within the unit. This is why we always recommend using a mattress specifically for Murphy beds.

  • What is the cost of a Murphy bed?

This depends on your project. Our units are all custom-made to order which opens up design possibilities. In addition, the finish, color, size, and additional storage options can all impact the cost of your new wall bed. We recommend giving us a call to talk through your options and get to get an estimate! We offer free in-home estimates where we create a 3D rendering to give you an idea of how it will look in your space. From there, we offer comprehensive and simple pricing that is upfront and includes installation.

  • How does a Murphy bed work?

Murphy beds are known for being stored behind cabinets or some sort of unit. All you need to do is open the cabinet doors concealing the mattress, extend the legs, and gently pull down. Our beds usually hinge from the bottom and can be surrounded by additional storage such as shelves, drawers, and cabinets to increase the functionality of your room.

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  • Are they safe?

Safety is our number one priority. Murphy beds are safe as long as they are operated under the manufacturer’s guidelines. We always install your new cabinet unit with safety in mind, and we’ll walk you through proper operation and safety mechanisms once it’s been installed.

  • Does it have to be installed in a guest room?

No, not at all! Although most people look to make the most of spare bedrooms, wall beds can be installed pretty much anywhere. Use it in a shared bedroom for kids to create enough space for their beds and also a place to play. Or consider using it in a basement or family room so you don’t have to offer guests the couch.

Get started on your Murphy wall bed project today! Consult with your local experts at Closet & Storage Concepts of Boston for a complimentary design estimate. Serving the greater Boston, Franklin, and Medfield, MA areas.