Children's sofa accordion: features, design and tips for choosing
Each parent in the arrangement of the room for his child pays special attention to sleeping space. Currently, there are a large number of varieties of such sleeping structures. Today we talk about the children's sofa accordion.
Sofa-accordion is a transforming bed. After all, this type of furniture can easily be displayed on 2 full beds.
So, in the daytime, this design is assembled and acts as a standard sofa, and in the evening it is laid out for sleep.
In this type of construction for children, the mechanism works on the principle of an accordion. Often this furniture is called unfolding. Today in stores you can also find similar models of sofa beds (folding sofa book, sliding eurobook).
The berth at the accordion sofa consists of 3 sections. When assembled, 1 of them acts as a seat, and 2 other parts are the backrest. To fully expand the furniture, the seat is raised until a click sounds. After that, the design is pushed forward to the end.
Advantages and disadvantages
Children's sofa accordions possess a number of important advantages:
- saves space in the room;
- may have different compartments for storing children's things;
- relatively low cost;
- availability of a comfortable flat bed with orthopedic effect for a child.
Despite all these advantages, children's sofa-accordions have some significant drawbacks:
- difficult to fold to its original state;
- in case of a breakdown of the mechanism, the furniture will be hard to repair, because the seat and the mattress are a single structure;
- the backrest is too thick due to the fact that it also serves as a separate bed;
- wheels of such a sofa, if used too often, can leave large dents, scratches and deformations in the floor covering that cannot be hidden.
Today sofas, accordions for children subdivided into several types depending on the frame structure:
- sofa accordion on metal frame;
- sofa accordion on the spring block;
- sofa accordion on a wooden frame.
Sofas accordions on metal frame
Children's furniture with such a frame is distinguished by an increased level of strength. It is also considered the most durable. Indeed, in such a design there are no too fragile parts.
A convenient mechanism in such transformers allows you to completely expand the furniture with one simple hand movement. The seat is raised a little, and the lower part is simply pushed forward. Even a small child can cope with this task.
Sofa accordion on the spring block
For such furniture using comfortable mattresses with spring mechanism. He can serve his masters for a long time. At the same time, the cost of such a sofa is relatively low.
Many people note that the spring unit has an excellent orthopedic effect. This provides comfort to the child.
Sofa accordions of this type are recommended to be placed in small studio apartments.
Wooden Sofa Accordion
Wooden frame furniture is less durable than metal frame furniture.But this option is most common for children.
Natural wood is an environmentally friendly material. Artificial wood can produce substances that are harmful to human health during operation. This is especially true of those who place transforming sofas in places lit by ultraviolet rays, which accelerate the process of excretion of toxins.
Tips for choosing
Before you buy a suitable transformer sofa for your child, you need to consider some of the features. So, make sure the design is strong enough. After all, most children love to jump on their beds.
Carefully check that there are no scratches or chips on the sofa. Also view all mounts. They must be firmly installed so that the structure does not break under the weight of a person.
Check out the basic mechanism. It should be in good order, the furniture should be easily displayed with one simple movement of the hand. Pay attention to the design of the sofa-transformer. After all, it is chosen for the interior of the children's room.
Take into account the height of such furniture. After all, it will serve as a bed for a child.For children, it is recommended to purchase sleeping designs with lower height. It should not exceed 115-120 centimeters.
Interesting examples in the interior
Today, manufacturers can offer a considerable number of different beautiful versions of sofa accordions for children. So, for a small child you can pick up furniture in bright colors (blue, light green, pink, lilac). At the same time it can be a bright pattern of medium size. In addition, you can use small decorative pillows, made in the same color. Take into account the height of such furniture. After all, it will serve as a bed for a child.
Also in the children's room you can arrange a sofa accordion, made in cream, beige or skin shades. At the same time, the main seat can be of a lighter and brighter color (pale blue, white, green, yellow). It is better not to choose the option of furniture with a picture. In this case, it will be superfluous and may overload the interior of the room. As decoration you can use decorative pillows of other brighter shades (red, dark green, orange, brown).
The shape of such additional items can be very different (round, cylindrical, oval, square).
A great option for a child's room can be furniture of pale lilac shades. In this case, it will be advantageous to look at this option with white elements. Throw pillows for this option is better to choose the same color. This piece of furniture in the room, executed also in gentle-violet tones will perfectly look.
In the room for the girl will look great sofa-accordion, made in light pink and white shades. Such design can be made with a relief mattress and a beautiful back with patterns. Extra soft pillows should choose a delicate pink hue.
On the technical characteristics of the sofa-accordion, see the following video.