Picking a Bed Frame Size

Bed frames near Holladay, Utah.

Picking a new bed frame is all about working with the space you have. The size of your bed frame affects your bedroom’s dimensions, your initial investment and ongoing expenses for sheets and bedding. Sheets and bedding for queen and king size beds are often more expensive, while bedding for a full-size bed or a twin bed is cheaper. Twin beds are perfect for children or young adults going away to college, whereas a bed is ideal for couples, as it allows more room to stretch out and sleep peacefully.

Full or Double Bed Frame

Full beds, or double beds, are 53 inches wide and 75 inches long, though measurements can vary slightly by model. A double mattress will fit perfectly on a full or double bed frame that is too small for larger mattresses. A full bed gives the most amount of floor space and helps a minimal room from feeling too crowded.

Queen Size Bed Frame

A queen-size mattress measures 60 by 80 inches and is a perfect fit for a queen bed frame. The space that a queen bed allows can make sleeping much more comfortable for larger or agitated sleepers. As long as your bedroom is large enough for a bigger bed, a queen is an excellent option.

King Size Bed Frame

King bed frames models are normal king and California king. A typical king frame fits a mattress that measures 76 by 80 inches. The California king measures 72 by 84 inches, though dimensions can vary.

Twin Bed Frame

A twin size mattress is 39 inches wide and 74 inches long, an ideal size to fit a twin bed frame. This is the smallest type of bed frame and is best suited for one person.

Durability of a Bed Frame

The strength of a bed frame depends on multiple a variety of specific factors. These are:

  • The caliber of the bed frame.
  • How the bed is cared for by the owner over time.
  • What you use the bed frame for aside from sleeping.
  • The total weight and number of people who sleep in the bed.

Tough wood and steel frames can hold up for generations if it is used as recommended by the manufacturer’s warranty. Depending on bed frame quality, some frame warranties promise 10-year to lifetime coverage. If the frame is squeaking, it’s time to check the policy for coverage details. It may simply be a matter of tightening loose nuts and bolts. Extra-durable bed frames, mattresses and box springs that are engineered for overweight or obese people offer warranty coverage based on additional weight.

Buy a Bed Frame at intelliBED

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