What Are Murphy Beds & How Do They Save Space in your Home?

Here at Wall Beds “N” More, we are often asked: Why is a wall bed sometimes referred to as a Murphy bed? What are Murphy beds?

Well, both “Wall Bed” and “Murphy Bed” are used to refer to the same kind of space saving bed design. The name Murphy bed is sometimes used because there was once a patent for a space saving wall bed registered by William Lawrence Murphy. After Murphy’s design became popular, many companies made similar products, and the name is now in common usage.

Now that you know where the name came from, let’s take a look at some of the benefits of a Murphy Wall Bed…

Wall Bed Murphy Bed for Guest Room

Murphy Bed Design

Murphy beds are designed to fold up against a wall when you don’t need them. They keep a low profile and save space in your home, leaving room for your busy life. Because they are so easy to stow away, Murphy Wall Beds are a great way to turn your bedroom or guest room into a multipurpose room. When stowed, you can use the added space for a home gym or home office!

Murphy Bed Styles

Our murphy beds come in a variety of styles and finishes, ready to suit your interior design goals. From elegant dark finished wood designs to our rustic Craftsman Wall Bed, Wall Beds “N” More offers a variety of models that will suit your home’s needs. We even have a U Do It model, which is delivered to you unfinished so that you can apply the exact stain or paint you want!

Take a look at our full list of Murphy Bed designs!

Murphy beds & wall beds

Murphy Bed Comfort

Not all Murphy beds have the same standards for comfort. The last thing you want is to use a mattress in your bedroom or guest room that does not provide a good night’s rest, or one that loses its comfort over time. Our selection of Murphy Wall Bed mattresses offers you the choice between firm, soft, and memory foam. We ensure that every mattress model we stock is crafted for long-term comfort.

Are you looking for a fantastic space saving Murphy Bed for your home? Take a look at our current in-stock Murphy Beds or find a Wall Beds “N” More showroom near you!

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