When you pick out your mattresses, do you even think about getting the right size for you? People commonly make the mistake of just picking out any mattress without even factoring the possibility of what a bigger size mattress one can provide. For one thing, a bigger mattress (for example a California king mattress) can give you more support especially if we consider your length. In some instances, you might experience that your mattress is just too short to accommodate all of your body, thus leaving your limbs hanging in pain as you sleep.
It is of utmost importance that you think about the mattress that you are about to pick. Keep in mind that it can spell the difference between a good nights sleep and a hard day at work.
So when picking out the right size mattress, here are a few tips: First and foremost, exercise your options. Compare as many mattress brands as possible (for example California King, Mattress World or Mattress Giant. Keep in mind that the world of mattress-making is quite cut-throat as each one of the brands have their own levels of competence when it comes to mattress production. Always take note that it can be the little things that can make you think about the choosing a king mattress over the regular size mattress dimensions. For a better field of choices, go through various websites that sell them.
Looking into the possibilities of picking out mattress dimensions, usually people have the common problem of having to choose between length and width. If you’re a tall guy, of course you should have serious considerations upon picking the length of the mattress over the width. So if you’re particularly not that tall, it wont be such a good idea to invest on something that’s too large for you. Go with something that offers more cushion instead.
However, there are some mattresses that do offer great length and width. Quality king size bed dimensions, for instance, provides just that.
Upon considering the size mattress, the next thing to do is to pick out the feel and feature that you need. You can choose from four major types: futon, air, latex and memory foam mattresses. Among all of those, the latter has to be the most popular. It gives optimum comfort since this type of foam has the capability to take in the contours of your body, therefore giving you more cushions on all sides.
Picking out a mattress is no simple matter. Be very particular with your choice.
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Why the Queen Bed is the More Practical Choice
When it comes to purchasing beds, people tend to underestimate the importance of size. And they don’t really get how important the size of a bed is to its users. Take for example the price that you have to pay when it comes to an oversized mattress. Since you spend more on something that is way too big for you and your partner, the tendency is that you will be paying too much.
You should always pick a bed that suits you perfectly. If you and your bed mate have medium sized bodies, a queen size bed is just what you need. This kind of bed size may have a smaller bed frame, but it offers the same amount of comfort as king size beds. In addition to that, you can get a few more advantages when you buy a bed of this size. One is that these beds are a lot roomier compared to buying two standard mattress beds or even a double-deck bed. With a queen, you and your partner will have more space to move when you go to sleep. Another is that the sheets and bed covers for this one are a lot cheaper compared to those that you need for a king size bed.
|International Mattress Size Dimensions|
|Crib / Toddler||27 + 1/4 in
× 51 + 5/8 in
(69 cm × 131 cm)
|27 + 1/2 in × 55 in (70 cm × 140 cm) cotbed|
|Cot/Mini Single (UK: small single; this size is not common in the US)||30 in × 70 in (76 cm × 178 cm)||30 in × 69 in (76 cm × 175 cm)|
|UK: small single (small single is used to mean several different sizes)||30 in × 75 in (76 cm × 191 cm)|
|Modern Cot||30 in × 74 in (76 cm × 188 cm)|
|Single/Twin (USA: twin)||37.5 in × 74.5 in (95 cm × 189 cm)||36 in × 75 in (91 cm × 191 cm)||90 cm × 190 cm (35 in × 75 in)||107 cm × 198 cm (42 in × 78 in)|
|Single/Twin XL||37.5 in × 80 in (95 cm × 203 cm)||42 in × 75 in (107 cm × 191 cm)|
|Double/Full (UK: small double)||54 in × 75 in (137 cm × 191 cm)||48 in × 75 in (122 cm × 191 cm)||140 cm × 190 cm (55 in × 75 in)||122 cm × 198 cm (48 in × 78 in)|
|Double/Full XL (UK: double)||53 in × 80 in (135 cm × 203 cm)||54 in × 75 in (137 cm × 191 cm)|
|Queen||60 in × 80 in (152 cm × 203 cm)||160 cm × 200 cm (63 in × 79 in)||153 cm × 198 cm (60 in × 78 in)|
|Olympic/Expanded Queen (novelty size by Simmons)||66 in × 80 in (168 cm × 203 cm)|
|California Queen (primarily a wood-framed water bed size, becoming obsolete)||60 in × 84 in (152 cm × 213 cm)|
|King (Eastern King) (UK: King)||76 in × 80 in (193 cm × 203 cm)||60 in × 78 in (152 cm × 198 cm)||150 cm × 200 cm (59 in × 79 in)||183 cm × 198 cm (72 in × 78 in)|
|California King||72 in × 84 in (183 cm × 213 cm)|
|Super King (UK: Super King)||72 in × 78 in (183 cm × 198 cm)|
|Grand King (novelty size by Select Comfort air beds)||80 in × 98 in (203 cm × 249 cm)|
|San Francisco King||84 in × 84 in (213 cm × 213 cm)|
Of course, upon looking at the advantages of queen size beds, there will also be some disadvantages. Over time, you may find this bed to be a bit stuffier since there will only be 30 inches of space to sleep upon. And it doesn’t help that this type of mattress may not be as thick as some king size mattresses.
Nevertheless, a queen bed is still the more practical way to go especially if you’re looking for a cheaper buy. Just be careful with your purchase though. Depending on the brand, a queen size bed can vary from other brands. Take the California Queen Bed for example. It is made up of two single beds that have been joined together to get a queen size mattress. So it might be better for you to really understand the specifics of your purchase. Always take into consideration the size, durability, price and even the warranty of your bed.