Benches come in many different designs, styles and colors and can be used in any of the rooms within the house. Most people have an image of a bench being made from cheap plain wood that is used either in the kitchen or in the garden.
There is nothing wrong with these benches and they look perfectly fine in the garden, but for the bedroom, living room and dining room, you want something that is more comfortable and luxurious.
A bench can be bought with or without a storage facility under the seat. It is a good idea to buy a bench that has the extra storage as you can store a multitude of household items in the space in order to keep your home tidy.
The dining room is probably the exception and it is probably best to opt for a bench that has legs, rather than a boxed base. Although you can find storage benches in luxurious fabrics, they tend to stand out in a dining room that is already decorated with chairs that have four legs.
For the rest of the home, a storage bench can provide additional seating and a means to keep that particular room tidy. Within the living room, you could store magazines, remote controls and dvd’s which is normally scattered around the room.
Leather benches are a good choice for the living room and can be matched to existing leather furniture. If you tend to have many friends around, the bench can provide additional seating.
Having a storage bench within a kid’s room can really help to keep their bedroom tidy. The bench can be placed at the end of their bed so as not to take up unnecessary room. The amount of items that can be stored in the chair is endless. You can have all their toys placed in the storage area, clothes that are seasonal or even bedding.