4 Key Tips For Choosing The Perfect Bed

how to choose the perfect bed

Having the perfect bed is one of the secrets to a good night’s sleep. But choosing a new bed is more than just aesthetics, it needs to be comfortable, long-lasting, and good for your body.

Whilst it might seem simple to buy a new bed, once you weigh up all the requirements it can be more tricky to find the perfect one than you first thought. Here are a few of the key tips to help you find the right one for you.

#1 – Figure out the *right* size

King Single, Double, Queen or King? There are several bed sizes to choose from, and generally most people opt for the biggest one they can fit in their bedroom. However if choosing a smaller bed, then its length and breadth should be enough to comfortably accommodate your height and weight of yourself and any sleeping partners.

If you have a small bedroom and end up buying a huge bed, you’ll end up with a cramped space that loses functionality overall. On the other hand, a small bed in a huge bedroom will make the room look bare and less appealing. So make sure you have mapped out the right size before you go shopping!

#2 – Decide on the style you need, not want

The style of the bed plays an important role not only in terms of comfort but in the overall look of the bedroom. The first thing you need to consider is the bed frame. While a wooden bed frame might look classy, they are heavier and difficult to move around versus other types.

A great way of increasing the visual appeal of the room is to get one with a headboard. You can opt for either a wooden or an upholstered headboard and co-ordinate it with the rest of your decor.

#3 – Don’t forget a high quality mattress

Choosing the right mattress is crucial as it supports your body while you sleep. For most people, the best type is one that’s firm yet comfortable.

These days there are plenty of options when it comes to mattresses, at a variety of price points. If you are unsure about the type of mattress to buy, then shopping from one of the mattress-in-a-box brands is a safe option. You can get the best mattress in a box deals at a  discounted price by shopping online.

#4 – Look for one with extra storage space 

Extra storage space is always welcome, especially if you live in a smaller home. In that case, look out for beds that include storage space built into them. This may be in the form of drawers or cabinets built into the base of the bed, or even some small shelves on the headboard. You can fit in a lot of things into these spaces, which de clutter the rest of the room.

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  • Fashionista8P
    Reply Fashionista8P Wednesday 20th May, 2015 at 10:06 am

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    Reply lanalang Monday 31st December, 2012 at 9:26 am

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