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Murphy beds versus Cabinet Beds: What’s the Difference?

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Many people are familiar with the space-saving concept of a disappearing Murphy Bed, but not many people are aware of the similar idea of a cabinet bed. Originally designed by William Lawrence Murphy in the early 1900’s, the Murphy bed has seen an uptick in popularity in recent years. With housing prices rising and more students choosing to live at home after college, Murphy beds are a terrific way to create a bedroom when there isn’t a lot of room to spare.

So what is a Cabinet Bed?

A cabinet bed, or box bed is a mattress that is hidden in a cupboard. It’s essentially the same concept as a Murphy bed, but packed into a smaller footprint. While a Murphy bed generally takes up an entire wall, the cabinet bed has folding cushions to collapse into a smaller desk or a series of shelves. Improvements to mattress design have allowed furniture makers to experiment with new ways to approach the centuries old concept of the Murphy bed. And since the idea of a disappearing bed is all about saving space, the smaller footprint and stylish design of a cabinet bed is perfect. Most cabinet beds even have a rolling drawer at the foot to store pillows, blankets, or whatever else you might need. Just a few simple steps and you can transform any room into a guest room.

Cost Comparison

While logic would dictate that the smaller more modern cabinet bed must be more expensive, it is actually cheaper than your standard Murphy Bed. The smaller design uses less materials and is much easier to install. Rather than having to mount something to the wall, the cabinet beds are a standalone piece of furniture that can be placed anywhere at any time.

Interested in learning more? Want to see a cabinet bed for yourself? Come to Home Solutions @ ACE and check out our unique selection of cabinet beds!

How to Mix and Match your Furniture

If you are like me, then you probably want to make your home as beautiful as possible, all without breaking the bank. You are probably looking for pieces that tie your home together, but unless you buy all of your furniture at once, this can be harder than it looks. This handy guide will give you a few tips [...]

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The Best Furniture Store in Sparks for Modern Bedroom Furniture Trends.

When you’re looking for the best in quality, American made bedroom and dining room furniture, you should already know that Home Solutions @ ACE is the best furniture store in Sparks for selection, service, and the friendly and informative staff. But did you know that the selection of Murphy Beds, Lift Chairs, bedroom, and dining [...]

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Bedroom Furniture for Small Spaces: Stop by Home Solutions @ ACE in Sparks!

At the end of a long day your bedroom should be an oasis, but cramped quarters can instead cause some claustrophobia. A small bedroom doesn’t have to mean dealing with that cluttered feeling. With a little strategy, organization, and the help of the experts at Home Solutions @ ACE in Sparks, choosing the right [...]

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Looking for Bedroom Furniture Sparks Students Can Bring to The Dorms? We’ve Got You Covered!

With the summer nearing it’s end and the new school year looming, it is time to begin thinking about furnishing your brand-new dorm. Dorms are small, and the limited living space can make it hard to know what furniture is best. Home Solutions @ ACE in Sparks is more than just the top-rated furniture store Sparks counts on, it’s [...]

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Purchasing a Lift Chair Sparks families can trust

Choosing the right furniture for your own home or the home of a loved one can be tricky. People have different needs and when it comes to purchasing the right furniture to fit those needs, working with professionals like the ones found at Home Solutions @ ACE, your valued furniture store in Sparks, can make [...]

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How to choose the right furniture store in Sparks.

You may know exactly what you are looking for, from a small piece to make your Murphy bed work in your apartment to a whole new set of bedroom furniture. But do you know where the best place to shop is? Naturally, everyone is searching for the furniture store with the best price, but a [...]

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BUYING A LIFT CHAIR - WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW!

Buying a Lift Chair is a major decision and Home Solutions @ ACE always wants to ensure that the piece of furniture you select is right for you. This article is to help our neighbors from Reno, Sparks, and all of Northern Nevada make an informed decision when it comes to this important purchase.A Lift [...]

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HOW TO MAXIMIZE YOUR FURNITURE STORE SHOPPING EXPERIENCE

Buying new furniture can be an exciting but also very scary time for homeowners and renters. Home Solutions @  Ace, the premiere furniture store in Sparks can help take the stress away while handling all of your furniture needs. Whether you’re looking to redesign your living room or update your bedroom furniture, we can get [...]

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HOW TO MAKE THE MOST OF YOUR NEXT TRIP TO THE FURNITURE STORE

Looking for that perfect piece to fill your home? While you were searching for your newest piece of bedroom furniture to complete your space or looking to upgrade your dingy old recliner chair for the living room, you’ve undoubtedly noticed the myriad options and plethora of platforms upon which to browse and shop. There is [...]

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