If you asked some people, having headboards on beds is not necessary. Depending on personal preference, some would like a low profile effect on their bedroom furniture and hence prefer a bed without a headboard. Others would love to have headboards on their beds for both health and aesthetic reasons. For me, even if they are not necessary, they would never hurt to be there. Plus they come with a lot of leisure and aesthetic properties.
Below is why you should consider headboard on your beds
Prevents temperatures from lowering
Headboards provide obstruction of the air flow going over you. This helps to lower the risk of temperatures lowering. You can, therefore, sleep well without feeling cold from air flowing inside the room. Wooden headboards are preferred to metallic ones when dealing with coldness because they are less likely to get cold. They are also preferred when you want an extra touch of comfort and personalization because they can be upholstered
Supports neck and back
Having a solid structure onto which you can lean on while sleeping, lying or slouching on the bed is a good idea. You will not find yourself in an awkward posture as you watch the TV or reading your storybook with a headboard on your bed.
Makes the bedroom the most relaxing room in the house
You may have beautiful home décor all over the house, but the truth is that the bedroom is the most lovable place in the house, at least according to many people. It is a place to relax and a place you enter after leaving the day’s stress outside. It needs to be refreshing and relaxing. Having headboards on our beds helps us to personalize our bed’s outlook to fit our comfort and taste. For example, you can upholster a wooden headboard with the kind of décor that pleases you, as long it looks refreshing to your eye and soul.
Doubles as curtains
Perhaps you don’t need curtains in your bedroom! By moving your wooden headboard in front of a window, it can block out light from outside, hence acting as your curtains.
It is artistic
When you have your headboard mounted to your wall, you can consider moving the bed. The headboard then appears as an artistic piece on your wall. Most likely people will wonder the strange art you have on the otherwise plain wall, which is cool.
Having a headboard on your bed can be good as it may provide you with a place to hang your items. It could also act as a drying rack.
A place to stash your items
If you have a bookcase headboard on your bed, this may be the best place to put your items such as the phone. You need your phone 24/7, hence keeping it near you on a bookcase headboard is not a bad idea.