Does the size of a bed matter? What comfort will it bring to the user?
If you haven’t tried purchasing a bed or if this is the first time in a million years that you are buying one again, then it will be easier to land a good purchase when you’re aware of the size you need. Yes, the size of the bed matters.
Choosing a bed size is important and also difficult because of the things you’ll need to consider. For example, you have to check the level of comfort it will give to the person who will use it. Keep in mind that the size you will buy will provide you a better sleep.
Finding the bed with a size that fits you best will help you sleep comfortably at night. However, some beds are expensive, making you choose the cheapest one without considering the size.
Also, you need to consider the space where you are placing your bed. Would a king-size bed fit in a 10-feet-by-12-feet bedroom? And lastly, know if the size is perfect for your body size or your partner’s size.
The Kinds and the Sizes
The single mattress can be considered as the smallest size and would be perfect for small apartments with tight spaces. With a size of 38” x 75”, this bed is ideal for small sized adults or growing children. This type of bed is popular for teenagers and are often used in university/college dormitories.
A double mattress or full bed is perfect for growing children and teens. Considering the size of 53” x 75”, this bed is wider than single sized ones. The downgrade for this type of bed is that it is perfect for people who are only around 5’5” tall. This bed size would be a disadvantage, especially to male users. Also, this type of bed is growing its popularity among parents.
The queen sized mattress is the perfect bed for both couples and singles. The queen bed has a perfect size of 60” x 80”, which makes it comfortable for a couple that loves to snuggle and also ideal for single people who want enough space to accommodate their movements and rolls in bed. This type of bed is a great deal for guest rooms and master bedrooms.
The king sized mattress will give you the comfort of an actual royalty if you are sleeping alone. For couples, this bed size would provide enough space for their personal sleeping time. The king mattress size is 76” x 80” that makes it 18 inches wider compared to the queen, giving the owner enough room to roll over and sprawl while sleeping.
For the comfort of taller people, the California King Bed is getting its job done. It has a size of 72” x 84” and though both king sized bed bring comfort, both also require a bigger space to fit in.
Compared to the length and width of a mattress, the height of a bed varies.
The average bed height is around 25 inches, which lets an adult sit on the bed with their feet touching the floor. Compared to an antique bed with a height of 36 inches, the modern platforms have at least 18 inches lower than the average height. Though a platform can be uncomfortable for a person sitting because it’s lower than average, the comfort that the bed’s height brings could still differ considering the height and age of the individual using it.
The different heights of the beds have its benefits. The bed height can also affect the overall look of the bedroom.
There are different types of beds. Bed sizes are often not given priority. The sizes of bed that you choose will provide you enough comfort for the length of the time you will use the bed. Considering and knowing the best size for you will help you land the support that a bed should have.
Rachel Minahan is an interior designer with a great eye for new designs and classy furniture. Rachel creates modern, elegant, and even classic furniture designs. She spends some of her time checking out bedroom furniture like bed frames and mattress online. She is also fond of sharing her artistic thoughts through writing in different blogs. Do-It-Yourself home decorations are some of her favorites. Her time’s always filled with colors and charms, but she never fails to play with her goldfish, Lisa.