Sofas and chairs are definitely the stock components of a full time income room. Sofas especially 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 extra cost, so you ought to choose wisely. For example, there is very little need for a sleeper if you have a few extra bedrooms for guests, and why get a recliner if you never use it. Not all people like a footrest or to recline back when sitting, so the sort of living room furniture you opt to purchase should be determined first by your own specific needs.