Does a guestroom need a dresser?

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If you have an extra room in your house, there is a big chance that you are thinking about using it as a guest room. With the decision to transform it into a guest room, another question pops up: how should you furnish it? Specifically, does it need a dresser? In this article we will help you figure that out.

  • The pros of a dresser
  • The cons of a dresser
  • Provide storage space

The pros of a dresser
A dresser is a traditional way for guests to store their possessions. It is easy to organize their clothes and are easily accessible because of the separate drawers a dresser provides. Besides this, a dresser does not require any maintenance for you. Often, you can buy dressers that match the bed. This will make decorating the room even easier.

The cons of a dresser
Several interior architects are agreeing on this subject: a dresser is not a must have for a guest room. A dresser sometimes does not fit the interior of the room, it takes in too much space and last but not least, the drawers can easily get dirty when used often. There are several reasons to choose to not buy a dresser for the guest room. However, keep on reading to fill in the gap the dresser-less room will have.

Provide storage space
One of the key things a dresser does is providing storage space. After all, your guests will probably need a place to store their belongings. Fortunately, there are plenty alternatives when it comes to storage. Providing closet space, empty shelves or a garment rack will also do the trick. The latter one will also be easy to hide away when necessary.