Your bed needn't just be for sleeping on - it can have other practical uses too! Many of today's beds come with integrated storage or with space where you can add your own storage solutions. For those of us who live in apartments or loft spaces, or simply want to keep our possessions out of the way, this advance in bed design makes our lives much easier. Drawers Most divan bases now have integrated storage drawers. These can vary depending on design but are usually made up of four drawers - two on each side - that pull out to offer storage space. Ideal for storing clothing, bedding and general household goods, the drawers enable you to make the most of the space that your bed takes up. Some drawers come with drop-down fronts rather than pull-out drawers so that you don't need to worry about having full clearance on either side of the bed in order to make the most of your storage. Kids' beds Kids' rooms are notoriously difficult to keep tidy. Toys, books, clothes and games can all contribute to a cluttered look, and many parents feel they are constantly tidying up behind their children. Good storage has always been the answer to problems like these and today's children's beds come with an amazing number of different storage ideas. From highsleepers that allow you to use the space underneath for desks, wardrobe space and bookshelves, to cabin beds that come with built-in drawers and cupboards, you can make your child's room neat and tidy without compromising on space. Wall beds If you're really stuck for space, look into wall beds. These are designed for small rooms, studio flats and other areas where there simply isn't room for a permanent bed. Fitting into a cupboard that can be integrated with other storage areas, you can hide your bed during the day, transform it into a desk or combine it with a sofa for ultimate flexibility. Under bed storage Whether you choose a bed that stands high enough off the ground to allow you to fit storage boxes or baskets underneath, or you decide to buy one of the new beds that offers under bed storage simply by lifting the base, you can use the space under your bed to get rid of clutter or to free up other storage areas in your home. Bed Next Day sells a range of traditional single, double, king and superking beds, most of which are available with next day delivery. Brands include Silentnight, the Original Bedstead Company, Sprung Land and Sealy. Take a look at the beds available on our website, www.mattressnextday.co.uk and order online today, or call 0844 3911 222 if you have any questions.