When considering buying a new bed, our main concern is relaxing and sleeping well. But beds available today, have a lot more options than those of a few decades ago. Below, we will examine various bed examples, and consider a diversity of beds that look distinctive and exhibit distinguished features and comfort levels.
A canopy bed is similar to a four-poster bed because the two have a similar antique appearance and four vertical wooden poles positioned at each corner of the bed to hold up the upper panel. The difference is that a decorative fabric sits over the upper panel, covering the bed on all sides. Canopy beds are widely seen as one of the most luxurious beds in existence. Different types of fabric are used on canopy beds such as chiffon, silk, and net. Canopy and four-poster beds are rarely used in traditional homes today due to their bulkiness.
Half tester beds belong to the family of four-poster beds. The difference between a four-poster bed and a half-tester bed is that they have low feet unlike a typical four-poster or canopy bed. Half-tester beds were commonly used in ancient times, but have wanted in popularity in contemporary society.
Platform (Panel) Bed
Platform or panel beds feature a wooden slatted base, which provides optimal support for your mattress without the benefit of a box spring. Platform beds are popular in the United States, and are growing in popularity due to their convenience. Panels of wooden slats featured in platform (panel) beds, provide flexible support and ventilation to your mattress that serves to air out unpleasant smells. This facilitates a longer life for your mattress. Panel beds are quite light, making them much easier to lift. Panel beds are available in a wide variety of styles to complement any room decor. They are also available with storage solutions included.
As its name suggests, storage beds house intelligent storage solutions for their owners. Storage beds are generally coated with a leather texture (genuine or faux), and provide a good amount of storage space to hide away your belongings. These bed types are available in a vast array of styles. Some storage beds offer storage space below their slatted base and are simple to pull up. They often operate with an ottoman gas lift system.
You can place your linens, pillows, blankets, and anything else that will fit underneath your bed, lending to a clutter free room. Storage beds, sometimes contain spacious drawers on each side of the bed frame. In these drawers you can store sheets, covers, and bed accessories to better organize your space. Extra clothing can also be stored away in these functional drawers. In small spaces, storage beds are an intelligent solution to this dilemma. Not only are storage beds functional, they are quite durable and provide a comfortable, restful night’s sleep. Storage beds are available in a myriad of diverse styles, and can add a touch of class to your bedroom.
Day beds are quite similar in appearance to a sofa or divan bed, but they serve as a single or guest bed. Day beds are multifunctional, as they can serve as a couch where you can sit during the day and at night, they offer a restful night’s sleep. Day beds can also be used as a lounger or as a divan. Day beds are crafted from quality wood or metal. Some day beds are coated with a fabric texture to add to their esthetic appeal. A variety of designs and colours are available when choosing a day bed that not only offer amazing comfort, but enhance the visual appeal of your home.
Air beds are an inflatable mattress that provide a high level of comfort. Air beds are crafted from PVC or specialized plastic with a comfortable coating. These types of beds are growing in popularity as they remedy problems that can occur with bedding such as backaches. Air beds may take a little extra maintenance, and you may have to be more cautious with them as they can be torn and the air can leak out. Now that these beds are quite cost effective, they might be a good solution to a good night’s sleep for you.
A water bed is a floating mattress filled with water. Originally created as therapeutic sleep devices, water beds are a smart option for people with back problems and can reduce back aches, significantly. Asthma sufferers tend to see positive results in reduced asthma attack intensity when they sleep on a water bed. A water bed provides amazing support to critical points on your body, resulting in less movement during sleep.
Murphy beds are folding beds designed for small spaces. You can store a Murphy bed vertically in the corner of your bedroom or even in a closet. Murphy beds are an ideal furniture choice when you require more space in a bedroom during the day by utilising vertical space in an intelligent manner. Some Murphy beds contain storage cabinets below their base that can be utilised when they are pulled up vertically against the wall. Murphy beds popularity is growing as limited space is a modern issue.
Adjustable beds can be adjusted to multiple different positions, providing the perfect position to unique support your body. These types of beds give you the option to raise or lower the head or foot of the bed to your desired level of comfort. Once only commonplace in hospitals and nursing homes, adjustable beds have begun to be utilised in modern homes for quite some time now since they are ideal for providing relief from a number of medical conditions due to their uniquely adjustable design. If you suffer from muscle strain or back problems, an adjustable bed can provide relief from your aches and pains by converting it to a comfortable posture to suit your specific needs.
A feather bed tops a mattress, making it softer and more comfortable. If you plan to invest in a feather bed, be sure to fluff it often so the feathers don’t group into one spot after you’ve been using it for a while. Fluffy feather beds provide optimal comfort and relief from aches and pains, lending to a dream of a sleep experience akin to slumbering on a cloud.