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Buyer Guide To Children's Beds

When it comes to looking for bedroom furniture, especially beds, for a child's room, there are so many options to choose from, if you shop on a site like Cheap Bed Sale. The internet has increased the quantity and quality of options available. However, with so many to choose from, how can we determine what is the best for our children?

As all children and you, their parents are different - the answer to that question will be different. However, there are some important questions you need to ask yourself before you start looking for the best choice.

The questions that are most important are the ones we will discuss in this post, including:

-What Style Of Bed Do You Want? -What Functions Do You Want The Bed To Have? -Will I Be Able To Add To It In The Future? -What Condition Does The Bed Arrive In?

What Style Of Bed Do You Want?

The first important question to consider is the style of bed you want for your child. This question in itself opens a world of opportunity and variety to you. The most popular choices of bed styles for children includes:

High-sleeper Beds - A bed that, in a similar way to the top bunk of a bunk bed, is normally around 130 to 150 cm off the ground, giving space for furniture or storage space in the space below.

Bunk Beds

Mid-sleeper Beds Or Cabin Beds - Mid-sleeper beds range from around 60 to 80 cm off the floor with a den or furniture in the space beneath.

Captain Beds - These are slightly higher off the floor than a standard single bed with a sleepover bed or storage space underneath.

Traditional Single Beds

While Captain Beds and Traditional Single Beds are suitable for children of most ages, high-sleepers and bunks are unsuitable for children 6 years or under, and cabin beds are only suitable for children over the age of 4. As all children are different and you as a parent know your children best, you will be able to make the right choice as to which style of bed you feel most comfortable with them sleeping in.

If there is enough space in the room, a more traditional bed with matching bedroom furniture will be suitable; however, if space is an issue, then you may opt for bunks, a high-sleeper or even a cabin bed.

What Functions Do You Want The Bed To Have?

It may be a weird sounding question, but there are various beds available nowadays that have building systems that provide flexibility for children. If you just want a bed that will provide your children with a comfortable place to sleep and rest for 4 to 5 years, a cheaper model is a good option. However, if you are looking to get more bang for your buck, then a building system is a better option.

Quick note on building systems. A building system is a modular system that enables you to alter the size and style of beds as your children grow up. Generally, they start as a plain single bed, with the option to be changed into high-sleepers, mid-sleepers or even bunks further down the line.

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