What Are The Disadvantages Of Storage Beds?

by Dylan Bowen May 23, 2022 2 min read

What are the disadvantages of storage beds?

Storage beds are really useful to a lot of people with small spaces however storage beds have some disadvantages that you should be aware of. Disadvantages of storage beds can range from price to being hard to move around.

Disadvantages of storage beds

  • Hardware problems
  • Cost factor
  • Difficulty transporting
  • Difficult to clean/Dust build-up

Hardware problems

We start with the disadvantages of storage beds with hardware problems. When you have a storage bed, you might run into problems with your hardware. Things such as knobs handle even hinges may loosen and with time will end up falling off. The track roller in the storage bed may get damaged, making opening the draw and closing the draw a living nightmare.


Storage beds can be ideal and great for some people, but the disadvantage is that they are so expensive that they are not ideal for many people, especially if you’re looking for a bed on a budget.

Difficulty transporting

The storage bed comes with the disadvantage of not being easy to move around. This can be a problem for People who move their furniture around a lot.

Difficult to clean/Dust build-up

No one likes cleaning up it’s a task we must do however the storage bed makes this take harder which is why we have added this disadvantage to the list as it causes a problem and difficulty when cleaning. Storage beds tend to be close or set on the ground. This leads to dust getting trapped under the entire storage bed. Cleaning storage beds can be a nightmare as you may have to move the hard to move sofa bed just to clean under it. this disadvantage should be taken into consideration before making any decision.

The thing is the disadvantages that you should know of before buying a storage bed. from being expensive compared to other beds to being hard to clean, storage beds have disadvantages that may affect you if you haven’t considered them.

Dylan Bowen
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