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7 Facts About Murphy Beds

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Murphy beds are increasing in popularity in the Phoenix, Arizona area because they are practical for saving space in small rooms while also creating a sleeping area where a traditional bed may be impractical. At Closet & Storage Concepts, we specialize in custom organization solutions for you and your home including Murphy beds. Here are some facts about murphy beds that may help you decide if these space savers are a good fit for you, your family, and your home.

  1. Murphy beds are known by many names including wall beds, pull down beds, and fold-down beds.
  2. They were designed and named after their inventor, William Lawrence Murphy, who applied for patents for his design around 1900. These beds have been helping homeowners save space for over 100 years!
  3. Mister Murphy created the bed so he could entertain in his small apartment in San Francisco. The unique bed allowed his one-room apartment to be transformed into a parlor. Or so the story goes.
  4. Murphy beds can be used in any home and customized for any room to save space. Choose these space-saving options for your home in the greater Phoenix and Scottsdale, Arizona area no matter if you have a small spare room or want to create a multi-functional office space.
  5. There are a variety of styles to choose from for beds of different sizes. The most popular options utilize a twin or queen size mattress.
  6. Designs range to fit your needs and can be as elaborate or sparse as you can imagine. Many designs include beds that are bordered by bookcases and other storage units to really maximize on space even when your Murphy bed is not in use.
  7. Wall beds traditionally open and fold from the bottom (vertically). However, you can pick an option that folds up from the side (horizontal). Choose the option that fits your needs the best.

Give Closet & Storage Concepts, serving the greater Phoenix and Scottsdale, Arizona areas, a call today to start creating your custom wall bed. We will help you choose and design your wall bed from the size, the components, and the finish. We will even install your Murphy bed with our professional installers. We are committed to providing you excellent service for your new wall bed in a manner that is on time and on budget.