LEATHER BEDS - BUYING GUIDE
Leather is renowned for its durability, comfort and aesthetics which make it a good choice for bedroom furniture.
The smooth finish and clean lines of these beds suit modern bedrooms perfectly.
With so many different styles available it is important to know exactly what style you would prefer for your Leather bed. Most Leather beds, even the same style, are slightly different because the leather used will always vary slightly. It is therefore very important to decide which style will fit with the décor of the bedroom in which it
There is a wide variety of colours that are available for Leather beds, including various shades of the same colour, ranging from black, dark and light brown, cream and white. When choosing the colour it is advisable to try and take a colour swatch from the bedroom with you so you can ensure a good match. It can also be important to choose a colour that will suit your décor should you redecorate in the future. A major advantage of a Leather bed is that it is very easy to maintain. It can be wiped clean with a damp cloth to remove any marks and most stains. The only product normally required is using a natural soap.
Leather is very durable and as it ages and the odd scratch or worn patch appears, it will enhance the look of the leather.
Another factor is deciding what type of leather you would like to use for your Leather bed. There are many different types of leather materials available therefore it is important to decide what type of leather you want. Genuine Leather will truly give you the full experience of luxury, but if you cannot afford genuine leather you could choose suede leather which will give a much softer feel. However if you really cannot afford real leather then you can choose faux leather which is a leather look alike and is usually much cheaper. Although faux leather beds can look good when you first purchase it, they will never last as long as a real leather bed.
Faux leather beds may be the answer to vegetarians who like the look of a leather bed but cannot condone using real leather.
In more traditional bedrooms, Leather beds may not be very appropriate as they do not blend into the existing décor. However there are leather beds that may fit into such bedrooms. Designs with a scrolled top may be suitable to these traditional decorated rooms.
When buying any bed it is most important to ensure that the support for the mattress is such that it will give adequate support.
It must be remembered the main reason for a bed is to give excellent support and comfort for a perfect nights sleep. It is important to ensure that the mattress is designed to fit the chosen Leather bed. Most companies will supply a mattress that has been designed for the individual Leather bed you have chosen.
Finally you should take into consideration all the special instructions that must be adhered to in cleaning and caring for the Leather bed including the correct cleansers that are suitable for Leather.