Sofas and chairs are the stock components of a living room. Sofas in particular come in many different varieties, ranging from double to four-seaters with no particular functionality to sofas with reclining features, slides and even sofa beds that are useful for unexpected overnight guests. If you elect to include them, each of these types of functionality involves an additional cost, so you should select wisely. If you have a number of extra bedrooms for guests, and why purchase a recliner when you never use it, for example, there is little need for a sleeper. Not all people like a footrest or even to recline back when sitting, so the particular living room furniture you choose to purchase should be determined first by your own specific needs.