Get to know your beds better

Beds are available in several sizes. King-sized double beds are much larger and more appropriate for spacious rooms whereas queen-sized beds are ideal for smaller rooms and constrained spaces. They are small enough to fit in a small room while being large enough to house two people comfortably. Additionally, they are much cheaper.

It is important to note that queen-size beds differ from king-sized beds in width but not in length. This means that you do not need to buy a king-sized bed if you are taller; however, those who are on the heavier side may find the width of the king-sized bed more comfortable.

King-sized bed
The dimensions are width 76 inches (193 cm ) and length 80 inches (203 cm). The width per person is 38 inches (96.5 cm).

Queen-sized bed
The dimensions are 60 inches (152 cm) and length is 80 inches (203 cm) . The width per person is 30 inches (76 cm).

Queen-size beds are available in many styles. However, you should choose one keeping in mind the overall decor of your room. It is certainly not mandatory to match every piece of furniture in the room. Simply put, a sleek modern bed goes equally well with an otherwise traditional decor, provided the overall look is harmonious. Nevertheless, you would want to keep all your furniture in the same tones or shades, especially if you are opting for the wooden finish.

Bed styles

  • Modern bed styles: If you prefer clean, minimal designs, you should go for contemporary styles. Modern designs are closer to the floor and aesthetically appealing.
    They do not require box springs; however, if you want to raise the height of the bed you may use a wooden bunk over your platform bed.
  • Classic bed styles: Classic designs are never out of fashion. You can find some beautifully designed queen-sized beds in classic styles. Some of beds come with a headboard, and if they don’t, then you may have to purchase one separately if you want it.
  • Storage beds: This is a good option if you are looking for additional storage. You have a choice from one, two, or three drawers. Pullout drawers are the more convenient option; however, if you are short on space you may opt for swing open doors.

Apart from these basic features, queen-size beds are also available in upholstered, sleigh bed, four-poster, platform bed, and canopy styles.

Bed frames

  • Wooden frames: queen-size beds are available in wooden frames. Wooden frames add a glam quotient to your room. They are sturdy and durable. They can be moved around easily. You can choose from among the various qualities of wood, depending on your budget. Wooden beds can be easily customized as per your needs.
  • Metal frames: Queen-sized beds with metallic frames come in a number of styles and finishes. However, they are more likely to creak and groan. They are tough and solid and can last for years. Metallic frames can be easily painted to a color of your choice.

In fact, there are so many options available in queen-size beds that you can easily find one that meets your needs.