Do Ottoman Beds Break?

by Dylan Bowen May 13, 2022 2 min read

Do ottoman beds break?

Yes, as most items will eventually break, so too will an ottoman bed break over time. If the ottoman bed is taken care of well, it will last a lot longer than most because of the build quality being of a higher standard than most beds due to the opening and closing of the ottoman bed so that you can access the storage compartment of the ottoman bed easily. The part that might break through repeated use is the hydraulic gas mechanism that is used to keep the storage compartment lifted when you need to access the storage compartment. This is because it is a moving part it has more chances to break over time and get naturally weaker as well, and as a result, it may force you to buy a replacement for the parts or buy a new bed entirely if you need the storage compartment for saving space and putting stuff out of sight.

Do ottoman beds have a weight limit?

Yes, ottoman beds do have a weight limit of around 40kg to 80kg. Ottoman beds can take this much weight due to the solidly built base of the bed frame for the storage compartment of the ottoman bed. There is another reason why the weight limit is around 40kg to 80kg which is that it needs to be able to lift to a king size mattress without struggling since the weight of the mattress will always be there when opening the ottoman bed up.

Is it worth getting an ottoman bed?

If you are uncertain about whether you should purchase an ottoman bed, consider some of these options. One is whether you need the extra storage space in your room. If so, then the ottoman bed solves one of your problems. Secondly, do you want the extra space to free up some room or do you not like having obvious storage compartments in your room? Lastly how often will you be opening up the ottoman bed during its lifetime?

Dylan Bowen
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