Platform Beds



Buying Platform Beds? Consider this

The platform beds are commonly known as the beds that have foundations, which was built from them and only need a mattress. Some of these days' platform beds were offered with modern features and options that previously are not available.

The wood platform beds come in 3 basic kinds of woods. The import woods, softwoods and hardwoods were presented through platform bed styles. The platform beds of a domestic soft wood are commonly made from aspen or pine woods. These kinds of woods are naturally softer compared to the hardwoods and fairly more prone to denting due to its softness. The beds are normally provided with a roll out board where the knots and some other features of softwood can be found. Usually the softwood beds were given to the customers unfinished so they can paint or stain the beds in any color that they preferred. With the bed's unfinished nature, one can be able to purchase it with cheaper rate from the market.

The platform beds of domestic hardwood are also presented that will universally be in maple and oak. These types of platform beds provide high tensile force and the wood grain has no knots. Usually the oak wood has a little grain while the maple is normally less grainy. The oak type can be stained with darker colors and has many earth tones; on the other hand, the maple has a lighter stain applied. Furthermore, the platform beds made up from the hardwood has to use slat systems. You may also have the option for softwood slats or upgrade into the poplar slats of hardwood. Normally these beds are price competitive along with the other rows of beds and through the nature provided by the domestic hardwood, the beds offer huge longevity that can be used for lifetime.

The import woods become more available from the market of platform beds. Woods such as ramin or some tropical hardwoods have been commonly used. Generally, this wood type does not contain more grain and was fully furnished with dark colors such as chocolate and coffee. Import beds are economical just like the other beds available in the market and most of the time use wood slat systems. Thus, some has started to offer metal foundations, which are equipped of wood slats. These days, a number of import beds have been attributed of storage lifts. They were built into bed storage in the bed footboard.

Other types of platform beds are the steel and metal beds. Several manufacturers from Canada and US use the cold rolled steel of North Americans that provides durability and strength into the steel. With the use of this steel, several colors can be painted such as browns, gray, black, white and some transparent colors that let you see the welds.

When you have decided to purchase platform beds, you should first consider the construction with the style and design you desire as well as the materials used. Also make sure that you had bought a piece that enriches your lifestyle and can add beauty to your quarter's environment.