Picking a Bed Frame Size

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Picking a new bed frame is all about dealing with your existing space. The size of your bed frame affects your bedroom’s dimensions, your original purchase 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 kids or young adults moving away to college, while a bed is ideal for couples, as it offers more room to stretch out and sleep comfortably.

Full or Double Bed Frame

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

Queen Size Bed Frame

Queen-size mattresses measure 60 by 80 inches and fit perfectly on a queen bed frame. The spaciousness of a queen bed can make sleeping much more comfortable for heavier or agitated sleepers. As long as your bedroom can fit a larger bed, a queen is a great option.

King Size Bed Frame

King bed frames options are traditional king and California king. A traditional king frame can fit a mattress that is 76 by 80 inches. A California king mattress measures 72 by 84 inches, though dimensions can change.

Twin Bed Frame

A twin size mattress is 39 inches wide and 74 inches long, a perfect size for a twin bed frame. It is the smallest bed available and works best for one child or one adult.

Durability of a Bed Frame

The stability of a bed frame depends on multiple a variety of certain factors. These include:

  • The quality of the bed frame.
  • How the bed is cared for by the owner over time.
  • How you use the bed frame for aside from sleeping.
  • The overall weight and amount of people who sleep in the bed.

Wood or steel frames can hold up for years if it is used according to the manufacturer’s contract. Depending on quality, some frame contracts promise 10-year to lifetime coverage. If the frame is squeaking, it’s time to check the document for coverage details. It may only be an issue of tightening loose nuts and bolts. Extra-supportive bed frames, mattresses and box springs that are designed for overweight or obese people offer warranty coverage based on additional weight.

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If you are looking for a new bed frame, visit intelliBED. Our team knows everything about bed frames, mattresses, pillows and other sleep accessories.