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  • Upholstered Ottoman Beds Versus Wooden Ottoman Beds

    January 08, 2022

    Upholstered Ottoman Beds Versus Wooden Ottoman Beds

    Upholstered Ottoman Beds Versus Wooden Ottoman Beds 

    If your cupboards are overflowing and your wardrobes are bursting at the seams, then you may be considering investing in an Ottoman bed.  With up to four times the amount of available storage as a four drawer divan, these beds can really up your storage game!  This is because an Ottoman utilses the full space beneath the bed which is often a redundant no man’s land. Here, at Beds on Legs we’ve got a mahoosive range for Ottoman beds to cover everyone’s needs. All of our Ottoman beds are either upholstered Ottoman beds and wooden Ottomans. Indeed, there are pros and cons to both beds and here we will explore what they are.  For all our Ottoman beds just click here. 

    Upholstered Ottoman Beds Versus Wooden Ottoman Beds

     

    Upholstered Ottoman Beds Versus Wooden Ottoman Beds – Upholstered Ottoman Beds 

    Our upholstered Ottoman beds certainly lead the way in popularity. Indeed, over the last few years upholstered beds have fast become the market leaders and the trend shows no signs of slowing. Here, are the pros and cons to help you make an informed decision. 

    Upholstered Ottoman Beds Versus Wooden Ottoman Beds

    The Pros 

    1. Oodles of Storage – As with all Ottoman beds, our upholstered beds offer a huge amount of storage. In fact, our upholstered Ottomans offer the maximum amount of available storage. For example the Helmsley offers a whopping 33cms of storage. 
    2. Bang on Trend – Upholstered Ottomans grace the pages of Instagram and Pinterest in spades. Therefore, if you like to keep up with the interior influences then you can be sure to do so with one of these beds. 
    3. Huge Range of Colours – When it comes to colours the options are limitless. From muted greys to vibrant ochres, we’ve got it covered. 
    4. Wide Choice of Style – Whatever floats your boat design wise, we’ve got an upholstered Ottoman bed for you. 
    5. Comfortable and Cosy – These beds can feel a lot more comfortable than any other type of bed. If you like to spend your time chilling and reading or watching TV in bed, then these beds are the next best thing to a sofa. If not better that is! 

    The Cons 

    1. Expensive – Some of our upholstered Ottoman beds can be the most expensive. 
    2. Harder to Keep Clean – Although upholstered beds aren’t as hard to clean as you might think, they do need more attention than a bed with a hard surface 
    3. Bulky – Our divan style Ottoman beds can be difficult to get into certain spaces as they come partly made. This doesn’t rule out our bedstead upholstered Ottoman beds though. 

    Upholstered Ottoman Beds Versus Wooden Ottoman Beds- Wooden Ottoman Beds

    Wooden Ottoman beds are a great option for those who prefer a more natural looking bed and want the assurance that the bed won’t date in a few years’ time. Indeed, trends come and go but wooden beds have an enduring and timeless appeal.  

    Upholstered Ottoman Beds Versus Wooden Ottoman Beds

    The Pros 

    1. More Cost Effective – Our wooden Ottoman beds are often less expensive and therefore accessible to more people. 
    2. Never Go Out of Fashion – Wooden beds will always be popular and have a solid reputation.  
    3. Natural Vibe – If you love the boho or scandi vibe then our wooden Ottoman beds will fit the bill perfectly.  
    4. Easy To Clean – Our wooden Ottoman beds are super easy to maintain and often just a quick wipe down with a cloth is sufficient. 
    5. Easy To Maneuver – As all our wooden Ottoman beds are self-assembly they can be easily moved and access is not normally an issue. 

    The Cons 

    1. Limited Choice of Colours – Our wooden Ottoman beds only come in limited colours of natural, white, and grey. 
    2. Not as Comfortable – If you like to sit up in bed then you may feel that wooden  

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