There are all kind of beds and for all kind of tastes! Different sizes, models... it's easy to get lost in it. Before you get started with your research, learn more about beds so you can make the best choice!
Here are 3 good things to know to guide the purchase of your next bed.
Choosing the size of your bed, it's the first step.
If you already have a mattress and that you decide to keep it, make sure to know the size of it before starting shopping.
Here are the main standard mattress size available on the market
Consider the size of the room in your choice: measure up the available space directly in the bedroom. Don't forget to include your existing furniture (dresser, nightstand, etc.) in your room plan.
Tip: Make sure to keep enough space around the bed to ease your moves. A minimum of 60 cm is recommended.
What is a box spring? It's a flat base ground that is flexible and firm at the same time on which rests a mattress. It could be made of springs, wooden slats, etc.
What is it used for? A box spring helps to support the mattress. It cannot be used alone.
So, with or without a box spring? There is no bad answer!
See the pros and cons related to use a box spring for your bed.
If you decide to use a box spring, make sure to verify its compatibility by checking for example the weight limit of the bed.
All South Shore Beds do not require any box spring. They were specifically designed to provide a suitable sleeping support, while bringing a modern look. It's the economic solution with all the necessary comfort.
It all depends on your needs and preferences. While shopping your bed, it is always important to verify if a box spring is required or not.
The metal brings a modern and minimalist look to a bedroom. Metal beds complement many different style. It suits very well the industrial style that's very trendy at the moment, but also the traditional or contemporary styles. They are often available in aluminum, wrought iron, brass, etc.
Care advice: Aluminum and wrought iron are really easy to clean - you simply need to wipe it with a wet cloth and finish it with a dry cloth. However, brass metal beds require more frequent maintenance as the metal could oxidize and rust.
The wood is very frequent for a bed and will always remain trendy. Wooden beds are offered in many different type of species as pine, bamboo or rattan. They bring warmth and add poise to a bedroom. Beds made of solid wood might however be more expensive.
Why using a wooden bed?
Care advice: It depends on the type of wood. Some kind of wood requires more regular cleaning and special products. Maintaining laminated particle board wood furniture is however very easy: simply wipe it with a dry cloth is generally just fine.
Did you know? There are more economic solutions that look just as good? Laminated particle board furniture for example are just as elegant and trendy.
There you go! You are now ready to purchase your bed!
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