Sofas and chairs will be 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 varieties of functionality involves an added cost, so you should choose wisely. If you have a handful of extra bedrooms for guests, and why purchase a recliner in case you never use it, for instance, there is little need for a sleeper. Not all people like a footrest or even to recline back when sitting, so the type of living room furniture you opt to purchase should be determined first by your own specific needs.