Different Types of Bunk Beds
Bunk beds are a great addition to any multiple child household or to any room that needs some new sleeping spots. Bunk beds are great for a situation that calls for more sleeping spaces but is lacking in space. Bunk beds are great for smaller homes with smaller rooms. If you have ever considered buying a bunk bed, you will be pleased to know that there are numerous styles of bunk beds
that are all great for accommodating you, your family or your guests. You may even be thinking about giving a bunk bed as a gift to a child or college student. Bunk beds can be great for either of these situations. Any room that is lacking in space can be greatly broadened by the addition of a bunk bed. Bunk beds are also excellent for cabins and cottages. So, what type of bunk bed is right for you?
Bunk beds can be made out of more than just wood. There are plenty of bunk beds that are made with different sorts of metals. There are pros and cons to both metal and wood bunk beds. This is where your personal preference will be more of the deciding factor. Bunk beds come in a variety of styles as well. There are L-shaped bunk beds, twin over full bunk beds
, twin over queen bunk beds, twin over king bunk beds, triple bunk beds, standard bunk beds and loft bunk beds. Twin over king and twin over queen bunk beds are actually few and far in between in comparison to the popularity of other bunk beds. Actually, the twin over full bunk bed is a popular choice for parents these days. The twin over full bunk bed has actually been known to spare some children from an otherwise serious accident. For instance, if a child rolls over in there sleep and out of the top bunk, they have a better chance of hitting the bottom bunk as opposed to the floor with a twin over full bunk bed. Of course, the twin over king and the twin over queen would also work for this purpose.
If you are really cramped for space, you can get a bunk bed that comes with drawers and a dresser-like set up for your children. Futon bunk beds are popular
for college students as they can have a seating arrangement and bed all in one. The futon couch and bed on the bottom can work great for lounging or sleeping if the person has a guest over. However, before you purchase any bunk bed, you must make sure that it is sturdy and well-made. You do not want your children or yourself in harm’s way because the manufacturer of your bunk bed did not make it sturdy enough. Give a bunk bed a little more than a quick look over if you are serious about buying it.