Bedrooms form the core of the house. Everyone wants to decorate the bedroom very elegantly and nicely so that it looks beautiful and cool. The bed is the main center of attraction in the bedroom but sometimes lack of space due to small houses makes the rooms look very stuffy. In that situation platform beds are the best option one can go for.

Platform bed is a bed where the bed consists of a mattress placed on a solid platform raised off the floor by legs or framing. The space below the bed can be utilized for some other purposes like storing things. These platform beds do not have springs.

Types of platform beds-

One can select a platform bed from the two varieties available-

  • The wooden platform bed – The wooden platform beds are made either from the oak wood or the maple wood. They offer warmth as wall as beauty to any type if bedroom decor. They are available in many sizes like full size, king or queen size, and twin sizes. Though they are designed only for the mattresses they can be changed and customized a bit for box springs. Altering the height of the headboard can do this and lowering the size of the slate board. These wooden platform beds are generally given a Danish oil finish.

  • The metal platform bed – The metal platform beds come in many varieties. One will get a huge collection right from the contemporary metal platform bed to the traditional ones and they are available in a variety of colors. These beds have predrilled holes according to which the height of the bed, which ones want, can be selected. Special quality steel is used along with the metal for more strength and durability of the bed. To avoid stripping and over tightening of the bolts special Allen wrench is used. Along with the steel cross bars sheets of masonite is used for support at the side railing.

Advantages of platform beds-

  • Platform beds have a very sleek designed and hence are recommended by most of the decorators.

  • They provide a better mattress support area since it does not have a box spring underneath.

  • It increases the storage space and makes the room looks clean and tidy.

  • These beds are very affordable.

  • Allergies to dust can be avoided, as dust does not get collected under the bed.

  • They are portable and comfortable.

To buy a platform bed

There are many websites and online merchants from where one can buy a platform bed. These websites offer the sale of latest quality platform beds at very reasonable prices. There is a huge variety and collection of designs available online from which we can choose the platform bed that suits our bedroom the best. There are platform beds available in wide range of prices and hence it becomes convenient for us to choose a bed that suits our budget.