Sofas and chairs would 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. Each of these forms of functionality involves an extra cost, so that you should choose wisely should you elect to include them. If you have a handful of extra bedrooms for guests, and why purchase a recliner if 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 kind of living room furniture you choose to purchase should be determined first by your own specific needs.