Sofas and chairs are the stock components of a living room. Sofas specifically 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. Every one of these forms of functionality involves an extra cost, and that means you should choose wisely in the event you elect to include them. If you have a number of extra bedrooms for guests, and why purchase a recliner if you never use it, as an example, there is little need for a sleeper. Not all people like a footrest or recline back when sitting, so the type of living room furniture you opt to purchase should be determined first by your own specific needs.