That buyers need to know about the size of beds

By Admin | Furniture For Home
11 April 2016

In one tale girl, accidentally fell into an empty house belonging to the family of bears has not been able to get to sleep comfortably.Not yet selected Mishutkina bed, a cozy and comfortable, which immediately went to sleep.However, this is not only in fairy tales - in life size bed for us to play a significant role.

What are the dimensions of beds and that you need to know about them


  1. What you need to know about the dimensions of beds
  2. What is the optimal length of the bed
  3. What you need to know about the beds
  4. Choice beds required size

What you need to know about the dimensions of beds

Buying new furniture for the bedroom, we look first at how it will be placed in the room.And do not always take into account the size of the place to sleep, even though it is no less important.To begin remember in what position you just accustomed to go to bed.For those who like to sleep on your stomach or back, obviously you need more space than the fans to sleep on her side, her hands tucked under her

cheek.And another thing: the older the person, the greater the personal space he wants to have, including during sleep.

beds manufactured today, different country of manufacture.Therefore, there are two sizes of beds:

  • English system (including feet and inches) are mainly manufacturers from the United States.
  • metric system (which is characterized by centimeters and meters) used by manufacturers from Europe.

What is the optimal length of the bed

If the person who chooses his future lodge has a small or medium height, then it's nothing to worry about.After all, in the standard two-meter bed it is perfectly located.Another thing, when the store comes Tall buyer - for such a comfortable sleep you need more space in length.There is a simple way to determine the right to self-long beds, it needs to add to his height of 30 cm. However, if you love big pillows and sleep on your back, stretched toe the line, you can throw another 10 cm.

most common standard sizesBeds - is 2 m and 1.9 m. The 1.95 m offered manufacturers much less.Well, the exotic bamboo beds are perfect and tall people - because they usually have a length of 2.2 m. By the way, these clients are factories with all the attention, offering to extend your favorite bed.Naturally, it will have to pay.

Bamboo Bed
bed of bamboo.

What you need to know about the beds

Typically, this parameter indicates how many people can fit comfortably on the bed - one person, or two adults with a child.Accordingly, these are called twin beds, double or a queen.However, the complexion and habits are different, and the dimensions of these products vary.On this - on.

Single beds

from domestic production width of a single bed can be 90, 80 or 70 cm. And a child and an adult (not too much weight) will be able to sleep well in such conditions.I do not have any tossing and turning or waking up from the discomfort and distress.

Single bed
Single bed with a soft headrest.

By the way, the standard size of a single bed in Europe are different in a big way - its width is 90 - 100 cm. The same American manufacturer of bed because of their system of measures will have a size of 190 / 90cm and bears the marking Twin.We have such options available beds, called adolescent.So, if you want to buy a bed of America, but of greater length, question mark Extra Long (otherwise, Twin X-Long).Width, it will still be 99 cm, but the length of it will greatly increase - up to 203 cm.

Simple Single

single beds

«lorry" called beds, which for two somewhat too narrow, and for one - just marvelous.The width of such products usually varies from 100 to 140 cm. However, about two to tightness someone might argue - passionate newlyweds who love to sleep in the arms of this size often fits most.

Queen-size bed with a unique design
queen-size bed with an original design.

Domestic size three-quarter bed closer to the European double bed with a width of 140 - 160 cm. If we compare with beds from America, the closest in size to model Full (otherwise, Double).Its width of 137.2 cm, length - 190 cm. Model Queen more comfortable, "king" size: width of 152.4 cm and 203.2 cm length.

Classical queen-size bed.

Double beds

this category products width less than 140 cm wide not released - that was not too crowded.In order not to disturb his second "half", going to bed, enough of the mattress with independent springs and bed width of 160 cm - it is now the most popular.Produced and wider models - 170 cm. For those whose complexion is fragile, you can buy a product with a width of 155 - 150 cm.

Double bed

And if you are not satisfied with the standard size double bed, and I wantsomething special, by their standards, the factory-manufacturer to be able to meet you, make an individual bed (standard step 5 cm).However, be prepared for additional costs: the mattress, bed linen, which also need to be ordered.

Europeans, releasing the product for two people, do not skimp on the width - it is 180 cm, and sometimes reaches two meters.In America, it called like bed "royal".Longer articles referred Western King or California King.Their width of 182, 9 cm, and the length - 213, 36 cm. Well, model King, Standard King wider - 193 or 198 cm. Their length - 203.2 cm.


Selecting the desired size bed

Preliminary preparation

Going to the store and admiring the luxurious products for sleep, you can even slightly lost.So think through another home some important points:

  • Decide wide.It depends on your preference: Sleep in splendid isolation, on different sides together in a close embrace of a loved one.Or maybe you want to double the size of the bed can be put together and the kids came running from morning to mom and dad under the flank?
  • length of your double bed depends on the growth of any of the above you.We just need to add 30 cm.
  • place for future beds prepare in advance, having made all measurements carefully to fit it back.

choose the size depending on the country of the manufacturer of beds and mattresses

Depending on the size of the bed frame will need to pick up and the mattress and bedding.And buy a mattress for a bed European American production is not necessary - it does not fit.Here the matter in different systems of measures (US integers are converted into fractional inches European centimeters).So, for example, 80 inches long and 60 inches wide in terms of centimeters are as follows: 203.2 cm and 152.4 cm.

So, buying a bed from the United States, and the need for it to seek a mattress from the same edge.And you liked Italian model of the mattress will be completely the wrong size.The same situation is with the European bed.You can, of course, order products from the "special size", but leaves it a little expensive.We select

bed "for themselves»

can not make the final choice?Try to lie down on the bed right in the store.If you buy a bed for one, lie on your back, bending your elbows and index fingers connect to the breast.If convenient, and elbows hang - take.

If your above-average growth, it is necessary to order the mattress in size - it will cost somewhere in the 10 per cent more expensive than the standard size.Adding to the growth of 30 cm, we obtain the required number.But the bed frame will have to increase - do not forget about it.It should discuss in advance at the factory, if they can help you with this.If you fail, then look among the standard products.For example, you can buy a model California King.It is convenient because it does not have in his legs back.

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