Metal Frame Vs Wooden Frame: What is the best choice for your sofa or sofa bed:
Posted on Wednesday, April 14 2021 08:57:26 AM in News by Spaze Furniture
An important aspect to consider before purchasing your new sofa or sofa bed is what type of frame is used in the construction of the item as that can drastically influence the quality of the piece. That's why our frames are either made of solid wood pine from Finland or heavy duty metal.
The type of frame depends on the furniture piece, with most of our sofas being made of wood frame, and most of our sofa beds being made of metal frames to allow for the opening and closing function. Here is a in depth look into the advantages of each type of frame:
In our wood frame sofas we go above and beyond to ensure structural integrity, we utilize both metal brackets and wooden triangles at the edges to reinforce the frame as well as a metal bar to ensure the frame has very little flex. On top of that we use nylon brackets to attach our springs so that your sofa is completely squeak free. These measures ensure our wooden frames are made to last you a very long time.
For our metal frame sofa beds we use heavy duty metal tubing for the main frame structure, on top of that base we add a durable metal mesh to better distribute the weight. This combination ensures our frames are solid and will not bend over extensive daily use. We also hot/cold treat all our hinges by exposing the metal hinge to extreme temperatures, then dropping it into freezing cold water. By repeating this process five times, we strengthen the metal hinge, ensuring the teeth inside the mechanism won’t strip over time even if you fold and unfold your sleeper chair every day. This hot/cold treatment is one of the reasons we confidently stand behind our three year limited warranty.
Overall when choosing a new sofa or sofa bed is good to consider the construction materials used especially when it comes to the frame. Both wooden and metal frames can make high quality frames. You just need to ensure that the manufacturer is building these frames to last by using methods such as reinforcing corners and high quality raw materials.