Types of Beds and Their Features

By: Nate Rodnay

Your bed is a piece of indispensable furniture where you can relax and feel comfortable after a tiring working day. Beds are meant to be comfortable and are built to last for at least 10 years. Whenever shopping for a new bed, comfort not price should be your key concern.

Types of Beds and Their Features:
Basically there are various types of beds, which are suited to various needs, like storage requirements, space, usage and size and shape apart from comfort. The features of various types of beds are as follows

?Bedsteads
A bedstead is a modern-day type of bed, with a rectangular wooden frame. The wooden slats on the rectangular wooden frame support bed mattress. To support the mattress, the most common system in bedstead is wooden slat, which is either rigid or flexible. Other systems include flexible or rigid wire mesh. Bedsteads are also available in iron and metal based on the requirements. This type gives decorative with a definite classic look to the bedroom.

?Divan Beds
This bed combines a box base, which is used for storage and a mattress for superior comfort while sleeping. Typically, divan beds come with two to four drawer option. However divan beds without any storage are also available on the customer's request. Divan acts as bases for mattresses. They either have springs, which allow the mattress to adapt to the body's outline or a solid platform, which provides firmer support.

?Storage Beds
As the name itself indicates storage beds offer maximum storage space. Typical feature of a storage bed is built-in drawers or shelves that unfolds the bed from the top to give extra storage. Storage beds are ideal for the kid's room or for the guest room.

?Sprung Base Beds
A sprung base bed has a layer of springs on top in addition to the mattress, which gives a more comfortable and softer feel while sleeping. This type of beds also gives more life for the mattresses. Sprung base beds are available with or without storage.

?Adjustable Base Beds
Adjustable base beds are becoming more and more popular, as the bedrooms are transforming into a multi-functional space. It is a result of the changing needs of the people. In addiction to sleeping an adjustable base bed supports reading or having breakfast, watching TV or working with the laptop. They also serve the medical complaints requiring a raised sleeping position or raised legs to comfort the back problems.

This basic information about the types of the beds help you make the right choices when buying a bed.

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