Murphy Beds – a Teenager’s Bedroom Solution

Murphy Beds – a Teenager’s Bedroom Solution
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    Murphy beds is a generic term for all fold beds.

    A murphy bed is an easier way of ensuring your teenager's room is in a better state. They have to tidy up the bed in order to have it tucked in place, and it also ensures they have a bigger space to arrange their stuff.

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Murphy beds is a generic term for all fold beds. They may be named after one William Murphy, but the fold beds are said to have been there long before he made his first fold bed. His entrepreneurial mind however saw him make some of the first known commercial fold beds and even patent the design.

The murphy bed story has not been without hitches.The beds were known to play a role in some of the fatalities of the 1906 San Francisco earthquakes, causing grievous harm due to broken necks and suffocation after the violent movement.

The modern murphy beds have however tried to address the issue by use of bi-fold spring operation, which despite being rough will not only need cheap repair but also not pose any danger in case of system failure.

Why would murphy beds be an option in your teenagers bedroom?

1. Tidiness

Most teenagers either don’t have a clue on how to be tidy or don’t really care. A murphy bed is an easier way of ensuring your teenager’s room is in a better state. They have to tidy up the bed in order to have it tucked in place, and it also ensures they have a bigger space to arrange their stuff. We all know how much easier it is to have everything in order when space is larger.

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2. Saving on space

Murphy beds are majorly known for saving on space. As your kids hit teenage, they need much more space as their bedroom becomes more than just a room to slumber at night.With the current economic constraints, moving houses in order to have more space for a teenager who will soon move out for good may not be one of the best options.

A murphy bed needs only be raised and your teenager has room to entertain her friends, do her homework or anything else that may be necessary.

3. Sense of responsibility

Staying close to your bed when you got serious and involving tasks is at most a recipe for disaster unless you can boast of a very high level of discipline. While this might seem like a walk in the park for you, your teenager may not share your opinion. With all the tasks you may need your teenager to perform in their room, making sure the bed is out of sight at such times is not a bad idea.

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As you consider getting a murphy bed, ensure that your bed is not made with low cost factory plywood which will easily fissure. Make sure that the screws and plugs are appropriately fitted and if you have gas pistons, keep on changing them as a safety precaution.

Also, don’t keep this to yourself. Share this post on your Facebook account, be a solution to a parent or a friend and show that you care.

Image credit: Murphy Bed Depot

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