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A double bed

A bed is a piece of furniture bedframe or location primarily used or intended for sleeping upon, but which can serve other functions as well.

Beds come bed frames in a wide array of shapes and sizes. bed frame Early beds were little more than piles of straw or some other natural materials. An important change was metal bed frames raising them off the ground, to avoid drafts, dirt, and pests.

To make beds more platform bed frame comfortable, the top layer is frequently a mattress. Originally these were bags of bed frame hardware straw for most people and filled with feathers for the wealthy. Eventually wood bed frames new fillings such as cotton and artificial fillers became common. In modern times most platform bed frames mattresses use springs, solid foam, water, or air.

The second layer is cheap bed frames the box spring. The box spring trundle bed frame or "divan" is a large mattress-sized box containing wood and springs that bed frame risers provide additional support and suspension for the mattress.

The third layer is the bed frame. The bed frame lifts the mattress/mattress-box spring off loft bed frames the queen size bed frame ground.

A dust ruffle, bed skirt, or valance sheet may be used to make the bed frame match the rest of the bedding.

At the top of full size bed frame the mattress, to provide greater support for the head, most people use a pillow. adjustable bed frame Also used is some form of covering blanket to provide warmth metal bed frame to the sleeper, often bed sheets, a quilt, or a duvet.


  • 1 History
    • 1.1 Ancient twin bed frame Rome
  • 2 Bed sizes
    • 2.1 Standard sizes
    • 2.2 Other how to build a loft frame for dorm bed U.S. sizes
    • 2.3 Other UK sizes
    • 2.4 Other queen bed frame European sizes
  • 3 Types of bed
  • 4 Bed frames
  • 5 References
  • 6 See air bed frame also


Ancient Rome

Ancient Romans had various kinds of beds for air mattress folding bed frame repose. These included:

  • lectus cubicularis, or chamber bed, for normal sleeping;
  • lectus discubitorius, or air bed frame mattress table bed, on which they ate—for they ate while lying on their left side—there being usually three people wooden bed frames to one bed, with the middle place accounted the most air bed frame mattress water honorable position;
  • lectus lucubratorius, for studying;
  • and a lectus funebris, or bed frame air mattress emortualis, on which the dead were carried to the pyre.[1]

Bed sizes

Most countries have a standard set of four sizes of mattress. While the Double size appears to california king bed frames be standard among English speaking queen bed frames countries, based on the imperial measurement of 4 ft 6 in by 6 ft 3 in, the sizes for other bed types tend to vary. twin raised air bed mattress frame The European sizes differ; they are based on the metric system.

A king-sized cheap platform bed frames bed differs from the other sizes in implementation, as it is not common to how to build a wood bed frame have a king-sized box spring; rather, two smaller box-springs are used bed mattresses frames under a king-sized mattress. On a U.S. Standard or "Eastern" King, the boxsprings full bed frames are identical in size to a Twin Extra-Long.

Standard sizes

Modern manufacturing conventions have iron bed frames resulted in a limited number of standard sizes of commercial metal frame bed bedding for mattresses and box springs. They vary somewhat by country of origin.

Width by length. suspended bed frame Metric sizes (Europe) rounded to nearest half decimetre; inch sizes (U.S., wrought iron bed frames UK, Australia) rounded to nearest inch.

U.S. UK Australia Europe
Single, Twin 39 in × 75 in 36 in × 75 in 36 in × 75 in 36 in × air frame water bed mattress 79 in
1 m × 1.9 m 0.9 m × 1.9 m 0.9 m × 1.9 m 0.9 m × 2 m
Double, Full 54 in × 75 in 54 in × air mattress bed frames 75 in 54 in × 75 in 55 in × 79 in
1.35 m × bed box frame water air 1.9 m 1.35 m × 1.9 m 1.35 m × 1.9 m 1.4 m × 2 m
Queen 60 in × 80 in 60 in × 78 in 60 in × 80 in 63 in × 79 in
1.5 m × 2.05 m 1.5 m × 2 m 1.5 m × bed risers for frame 2.05 m 1.6 m × 2 m
King, (Super King) 76 in × 80 in 72 in × 78 in 72 in × camping bed frames for air mattress 80 in 71 in × 79 in
1.95 m × 2.05 m 1.85 m × 2 m 1.85 m × metal frame bunk bed 2.05 m 1.8 m × 2 m

The sizes in the UK, other than the Double, vary compared to the U.S. portable queen bed frame air mattress sizes, being generally smaller. The U.S. Queen corresponds to UK King and twin portable bed frame for air filled mattresses King to Super King. The European or continental basic sizes are similar to the UK but have a set bed frame parts length bed frames full to queen of 2 metres.

These dimensions are for the mattress—the actual bed frame will full bed frame be a little bigger in order to fully encompass and support the mattress. The thickness of the mattress may vary considerably.

In some places (including China) king size bed frames and historically, Single referred to a bed size that queen air bed frame was half the width of air bed frame queen a Double, that is, approximately the width of one pillow. In nations with better nutrition (and hence larger air bed mattress frames citizens) and greater wealth, such beds have become bed frames metal beds bed risers quite rare, making a Twin bed the standard for one-person sleeping. Without another common use for the term Single and with the term Double being futon furniture cover mattress bed frames futons widely used, Single has come to be another term for a twin bed in metal bed frames and cream or ivory uk these places. air mattress with frame aero bed The change in terminology has been used (and perhaps promoted) by bed frame beech birch people involved in retail bed sales to be able to say to customers that a double is "only 15 inches wider than a discount bed frames single bed," which is sometimes a point steel bed frame made to encourage customers to purchase a more expensive queen-sized bed. Note that portable cots are generally the size water bed frame of original single beds.

Other U.S. air mattress for water bed frame sizes

Twin Extra Long 
39 in × 80 in (1 m × 2.05 m)
This size bed frame feet is fairly popular in college dormitories.
Three Quarter 
48 in × 75 in (1.2 m × 1.9 m)
This size is considered obsolete by the bed frames and headboards major manufacturers.
Super Single 
48 in × 84 in (1.2 m × 2.15 m)
Olympic Queen 
66 in × 80 in (1.7 m × 2.05 m)
California Queen 
60 in × 84 in (1.5 m × 2.15 m)
Eastern King 
76 in × bed frames full 80 in (2 m × 2.05 m)
This is the same as bed frames queen to full a U.S. King.
California King 
72 in × 84 in (1.85 m × 2.15 m)
This is the standard king size on king bed frame the West Coast of the United States, and is king bed frames sometimes called the West Coast King or WC King.

Other UK sizes

Small Single 
30 in × 75 in (0.75 m × 1.9 m)
Super Single 
41 in × 75 in (1.05 m × 1.9 m)
Three Quarter 
48 in × steel bed frames 75 in (1.2 m × 1.9 m)

Other European sizes

Extra Small adjustable bed frames Single 
0.75 m × 2 m (29½ in × 78¾ in)
Small Single 
0.8 m × 2 m (31½ in × 78¾ in)
Large Single 
1 m × 2 m (39½ in air bed frame portable × 78¾ in)

Types of bed

There are many varieties of bed:

  • An adjustable air bed mattress frame bed is a bed that can be bed frame accessories adjusted to a number of different positions
  • An air bed uses an air-inflated mattress, sometimes connected to an electric air pump and having firmness controls.
  • A bassinet bed frames bedframes convert twin mattresses is bed frames comforters a bed specifically for newborn infants.
  • A box-bed is a bed having the form of a large box with wooden roof, bed frames for mattresses sides, and ends, opening in front with two sliding panels or shutters; often used in cottages bed frames risers in Scotland: sometimes also applied bed furniture frame futon bunk beds to a bed arranged so as to fold up into a box.
  • A brass bed, constructed from brass or brass-plated full size bed frames metal.
  • A bunk is a bed used in a confined space.
  • A bunk bed is futon bed frame dallas two or more beds one atop the other. (See also: loft bed.)
  • A captain's bed (also high bed frames known as a chest bed or cabin bed) is a platform queen bed frame dimensions bed with drawers and storage teak bed frame compartments built in underneath.
  • An infant's bed (also crib or cot) is a small bed specifically for babies and infants.
  • A camp bed (also cot) is waterbed bed box frame water air a simple, temporary, portable bed used by armies air bed mattress frames authority sources and large organizations in times of crisis.
  • A daybed bed frame glides is a couch that is used as a seat by day and as a bed by night.
  • A futon is a traditional style of Japanese bed bed frames mattresses delivered los angeles that is also available in a larger find bed frames and mattresses free Western style.
  • A hammock is a piece of suspended fabric.
  • A Manjaa is traditional Punjabi bed made of folding air bed frame tied ropes bordered by a wooden frame.
  • A Murphy instant bed folding frame air mattress bed is a bed that can hinge into a wall or king size bed frame cabinet to save space.
  • A pallet is a thin, lightweight mattress.
  • A platform manufacturer of nickel bed frames bed is a mattress resting on a solid, flat raised surface, either free-standing or part of the mattresses bed frames structure of the room.
  • A sofabed is a bed that is stored inside a sofa.
  • A state bed metal and bed frame developed in Early Modern Europe toddler bed frame from a hieratic canopy of state.
  • A trundle bed or truckle bed is a bed wooden bed frame usually stored beneath a twin bed.
  • A waterbed is a bed/mattress combination where the mattress is filled with water.
  • An iron air bed frames bed, developed in the 1850s, is constructed of iron and steel.

Bed frames

Bed frames, bed frames and mattresses free shipping also called bed steads, are made of bed frames bedframes to convert twin mattresses wood or metal. The frame is made up of head, foot, discount mattresses bed frames and side rails. For heavy duty or larger frames (such as for queen- and king-sized beds), the bed frame also includes a center support extra long twin bed frames rail. These rails are assembled to create a box for the free bed frame plans mattress or mattress/box spring to sit on.

Types of bed frames platform queen bed frames los angeles are:

  • platform - typically used without a box spring
  • captain - has drawers beneath the frame to make use of portable bed frame for air mattress the space between the floor and the bed frame
  • waterbed - portable bed frame for full air mattress a heavy-duty frame built specifically to support the weight of the quot beds bed frames and mattresses water in the mattress

Though not truly parts of a bed frame, many shop for bed frames and mattresses people include headboards, footboards, and bed rails in their definition of trundle bed frames bed frames. Headboards and footboards can be wood or metal. They can be stained, painted, or covered in twin bed frame xl fabric or leather.

Bed rails water bed frames are made of wood or metal and are attached to a headboard and footboard. Wooden slats are placed perpendicular to the bed rails to support the air mattress with bed frame mattress/mattress box spring.


  1. ^ This article bed frames and accessories wholesale mattresses b incorporates content from the 1728 Cyclopaedia, a publication in the public domain. [1]

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  • Sleep
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