A frustrating thing when it comes to plan the ideal room for your children is the space. In most cases the bed is the one occupying the most of it, so bunk beds are the perfect solution in this case, also being among the most popular choices. The classic bunk bed design has maintained his design over the years, which proves its ingenuity. But it is difficult to improve the perfect design, so the best choice was to stack two individual bed frames one on top of the other to free some space.
Bunk beds for children have changed over the years and are available in different colors, materials or concepts, from the old ones like tubular metal to bunk bed plain pine. The wooden bunk bed and the metal one remain the most popular in our days, because they can be repainted and be given a new life simply by buying a new mattress for them. The advantage is that you can sell these beds when your kids will grow up. You can sell them to other families that have two or more children. There are also some bad bunk bed designs that have evolved from the original concept, like captain’s beds or mi-sleepers.
You can incorporate other furniture pieces in the design to save some space. This space can be used for a wardrobe, a desk where the children’s can do their homework for example and many other things. Don’t forget about the money that you will save. When you decide to buy your children a bunk bed you should take in consideration some tips like this:
- You should first see an assembled bed to make you an idea about that specific model; check if the parts fit well, and if the material is good enough. Choose the specific material that you like for your bunk bed taking in consideration its quality
- When you find a model that you like, take in consideration if it can be easily assembled and disassembled. In the future you might want to change something in the room and this feature might be very useful.You can buy a bunk bed with a slide if you want your kid to have more fun, or you can get him a bunk bed with desk so he has a place to do his homework while still preserving free space for other activities.
- For your children’s safety a bunk bed should have ladders and guardrails so that the kid doesn’t fall down while sleeping.
- Is there a mattress is included with the bunk bed? There are bunk beds that don’t have a mattress so pay attention and compare the prices.