A Guide to Buying Fabric Beds

For most, a bedroom is a sanctuary and the bed is the most important piece of furniture in the room. When designing a bedroom, the emphasis should be placed on comfort since so much time in the room is spent sleeping. A bed frame is the part of a bed that holds the mattress. It may also include side rails, a headboard, and a footboard or they may be purchased separately. A fabric bed frame is both functional, stylish, and comfortable. It offers looks and features that are unmatched by traditional bed frames. A perfect fabric or upholstered bed frame can transform the entire bedroom giving it a sophisticated, modern look. Before purchasing a fabric bed frame, consumers should consider bed sizes, styles, materials, colours, and a possible need for assembly.

Fabric bed frames come in various sizes based off of the size of the mattress planned for the bed. Sizes range from single, double, king, and super king size mattresses. One of the most important considerations in purchasing a fabric bed frame is determining which size bed and mattress would be best for a room.

Choosing the style of a fabric bed frame is entirely based on personal preference and the design of the bedroom. Since the bed is the focal point in every bedroom, the style of the bed frame sets the tone for the room. Fabric bed frame styles range from simple to elaborate. Some of the common differences in style are the presence and absence of headboards, foot boards, and storage features.

Fabric bed frames are made from various materials. A fabric bed frame is typically made of wood that is then covered with an upholstered fabric. Larger beds also may contain bed posts and center support. The buyer should pay attention to the type of wood from which the bed frame is made, and ensure that it is a strong wood. Another consideration is the type of mattress support.

There are many different factors to take into account when shopping around for fabric beds, and making the right choices from the list above will help you purchase a bed that will last you for many years.