Sofas and chairs include 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. 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 few extra bedrooms for guests, and why purchase a recliner when you never use it, as an example, there is little need for a sleeper. Not all people like a footrest or even to recline back when sitting, so the sort of living room furniture you decide to purchase should be determined first by your own specific needs.