by | Jan 25, 2018

Sheryl Novak

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It’s not your mother’s sofa bed!

Instead of a sofa or sectional for your condo or casa in
Vallarta Nayarit, why not consider a sofa bed?
With revolutionary new materials such as memory foam and anti-rust
mechanisms, sofa beds have come a long way since the old days. Today, you can even get a sofa bed as part of
a sectional. Not all sofa beds are
created equal, so it is essential to know what to look for when you are

If you are planning to use your sofa bed mostly as a sofa
and only occasionally as a sofa bed, then it is critical that it be comfortable
for sitting. With a well-made sofa, it
should be hard to tell that you are sitting on a sofa bed. Make sure you test it before you buy it. If it is not comfy to sit in, you won’t use
it, and that defeats the purpose.

Nothing ruins a guest’s visit more than a poor night of
sleep. If you are renting out your home,
you want great reviews to maximize rental revenue. That’s why it is essential to get a sofa bed
with a good mattress – one that supports the back, shoulders, and hips. There are two different types of sofa bed
mattresses. One option is a coil or
spring mattress. If you purchase a coil
mattress, look for one over 600 coils.
Anything less will be uncomfortable.
If it is a spring mattress, look for one with springs that are
stress-relieving. By far, the best
option is a memory foam mattress.
Although they cost more, they are well worth the price. Memory foam mattresses offer consistent
support, mold to your body, and quickly return to original shape. Most memory foam mattresses are dust mite
resistant and hypoallergenic. Some even
cool and warm to regulate your body temperature. If your budget has a little extra room,
invest in a memory foam mattress.
Testing the bed is crucial. Don’t
let anyone rush you – lie there for a few minutes, turn on your side and lie on
your back. It’s the only way to know if
a mattress is comfortable.

The open and close mechanism is essential. If made with the right materials, it should
glide in and out from sofa to sofa bed effortlessly and without much
effort. Test it out – open and close the
bed three or four times. All motion
should be smooth. If you have problems
with the operation in the store, it will only get worse over time. The best sofa beds have a lockdown bar for
easy opening and closing. Also, inspect
the edges of inner mechanisms so that they are smooth – you do not want your
sheets and blankets to rip.

A good sofa bed here starts at about $20,000 MXN ($1050
USD). Sofa beds with memory foam run
about $45,000 MXN ($2400 USD).

Have you just purchased a new condo or casa in Vallarta
Nayarit? The Vallarta Tribune and
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