Buying Bedroom Furniture: Three Things You’ll Be Glad You’ve Done First

When remodeling your bedroom, don’t be tempted to leave these three key stages to chance. Get these right and you’ll have a great new bedroom without the tears!

1.Get a budget:

Blowing all your cash on a fantastic mirror or designer curtains and cushions will leave you precious little when you need somewhere to stash your stuff or get a good night’s sleep. Decide on your priorities. What is the most important purchase and what can you save on. A good quality mattress is without doubt the first priority, don’t skimp on this, it’s a false economy. You’ll be looking for a new one in a year or so if you get it wrong whereas a good mattress will last years.

2. Measure the size of the room:

Falling in love with a sleigh bed or an antique armoire will only break your heart if you can’t squeeze it in through the door of the bedroom or up the stairs to your 3rd floor apartment. make sure that you know the dimensions of your current furniture if you have any, to give you an idea of what can be placed in your bedroom. If you want someting large, don’t forget the flat pack option.

3. Work out your storage and sleeping needs:

If you have tons of stuff to store have a clear out first so you don’t spoil your new room with clutter. Then work out a plan for storage based on what’s left. Now you know your storage needs.

If you or your partner are really tall then you have some very specific needs that need to be a priority when designing the way your bedroom works. If you are really tall, remember that a bed should allow 5-6inches extra in length for you to be able to get a restful night’s sleep. You may need to look at a longer bed if you are taller than five foot eight inches.

Now you know exactly what you need, the fun part can begin. depending on your budget there a thousands or bedroom furniture stores to trawl for your ideal bedroom and if you want to be creative you can buy and renovate used furniture as well. Whatever style you choose your bedroom furniture, when chosen well, will serve you for many years to come.

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