Sofas and chairs are definitely 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 forms of functionality involves a supplementary 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, by way of example, there is little need for a sleeper. Not all people like a footrest or recline back when sitting, so any type of living room furniture you want to purchase should be determined first by your own specific needs.