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Bed frame for buyers guide

Bed frame buyers guide

Before you buy your new bed, there are a few things to think about. This guide will help you to find the right one for you.

The first few things to think about are the price and size of your bed. Also, think about what you like and dislike about your current bed? 


Do you have a certain budget to spend on your new bed? Make sure you shop for the best value and not only the lowest price. Of course, there are some perfectly acceptable, lower-priced beds available, but the better constructed the bed is the better the support and comfort.


We have a range of different sized beds on offer. Single beds, Double beds, king size beds, super king size and of course sofa beds too.


Mattresses can be filled with allsorts of different substances, so make sure you do your research to find the best one for you.  Here are some common materials used:

  • Cotton 
  • Wool
  • Silk
  • Cashmere
  • Mohair
  • Bamboo
  • Latex
  • Foam
  • Feathers (Duck or Goose Down)

The fillings can also be made from recycled products, including plastic bottles.

It is worth remembering to check the filling of a new mattress if you have any allergies or Asthma. 

Single beds

If you’re a solo sleeper, a single bed mattress is just what you need. Two smaller same couples both getting a great night’s sleep and of course some manufacturers will have an option to zip and link making a larger mattress. A single bed is great if you are limited for space or just want something small in your spare bedroom for guests. Single beds come in two sizes 2ft 6 inch or 3ft width.

Double Beds

A double bed is great for couples or if you are a solo sleeper and love to spread out these typically come in 4ft 6 inch widths, although 4ft small doubles are available in the market. They are also good if you don’t have too much space in your bedroom and want to use up less floor space. 

King Size beds

A king-sized bed is perfect for couples and gives you both plenty of room to spread out. You are less likely to disturb your partner with a king-sized bed and so should get a better night’s sleep. Although it will take up slightly more space in your room. These are normally 5ft in width.

Super king-size beds

A super king-sized bed is even more spacious and gives you plenty of room to spread out. Many would say a bigger bed is better. These can be 6ft wide or be made up of two different single mattresses linked together, called zip n link. The beauty of these is you can have two different mattress hardnesses for either person sleeping in that bed.

Frame type and design

The type of frame you choose is entirely up to you. Some may prefer a lighter-looking frame whereas others may like a more chunky bed frame. It’s often nice to match your frame with other items in your bedroom. A new bed frame can really freshen up a room and add a touch of style. Choose a frame with more colour for a more statement piece, or something more neutral if you prefer a more subtle effect. 


We also have a huge range of mattresses available to match your new bed frame. Take a look at our range here to find the perfect combination. 

Installation & delivery

Find more information or help with your order and delivery here.

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