The pistons that help drop and lift the bed are held with a metal band in just the right position to fit on the bracket with the bed partially open. It helps to have one person hold the bed in position while the other attaches the pistons.
Kathy Deboy The pistons that help drop and lift the bed are held with a metal band in just the right position to fit on the bracket with the bed partially open. It helps to have one person hold the bed in position while the other attaches the pistons.

Wall beds (also called Murphy beds) have always been a big hit with clients. They make a lot of sense, freeing up floor space and letting a room serve multiple functions.

Recently, a client decided that an office/guest bedroom would be a better use of space than the existing formal dining room, which was cramped at best. We started by putting French doors with a transom in the door opening. With a window on the opposite wall, one of the remaining walls in the room was long enough to fit a wall bed with a small...

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