How to choose the perfect Bunk Bed?

Bunk beds are the perfect solution for families with children’s in the household and limited space. Bunk beds are utilitarian, versatile and a functional piece of furniture. Besides offering a cozy place to sleep, they allow the kids to have fun. Bunk beds are attractive and bring in many possibilities to the living space. As they occupy more vertical space than horizontal space, floor space in the room is freed, and a neat and organized look is imparted.

Today, bunk beds have gained extreme popularity and are now available in a wide variety of sizes, designs and structure. However, this has literally baffled the parents when it comes to the selection of bunk beds.

Here is a list of instructions to assist choosing the perfect bunk bed –

1) The first and foremost step of choosing the perfect bunk bed is considering the age of the child for whom the bunk bed is to be brought. If the age of the child is within 6 six years, a top bunk bed should be avoided and if purchased, it should be ensured that it not much elevated, and features guardrails on each side.

2) The next factor to be considered is the size of the bed. If your child is a growing teenager, then the wrong selection is assured to cause trouble and inconvenience in the long run. In such a situation, it is best to invest in futon beds. The futon bed features a pull out futon at the bottom which expands the bed size if required.

3) The height of the room as well the bunk bed is also to be considered. Assure that there is a free space of 2 feet or more above the bunk bed. Also ensure that the kid can comfortably sit in the lower platform of the bed without banging his head on the upper platform.

4) What material the bunk bed is to be made of such as metal, wood or combination of both depends upon the décor style of the room and home and a good memory foam. Both, metal and wood are good options. It is entirely a matter of opinion to select one of these. However, wooden bunk beds are generally little more expensive than metal bunk beds.

Whatever type of bunk bed you choose to buy, ensure to purchase from a reputated manufacturer only so that you have the quality assurance.



Published by in How To, Tips, and Advice, on February 22nd, 2011

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