Posted by Bruneau Amitee on Friday, 7 February, 2020 14:12:16
The platform bed is the most versatile, since you can place any type of mattress directly on it without a box spring or foundation. For traditional bed frames (which usually have fewer number of slats than platform beds and therefore poor weight distribution) you will need a box spring or foundation below the mattress for weight absorption.
These slats also eliminate the need for a box spring because the bed itself acts as a sturdy base. Better Mattress Foundation: Platform Beds vs. Box Springs Though they have a higher upfront cost, consumers who invest in a quality platform bed can save money in the long run for the same reasons we discussed with non-platform wood foundations.
This is usually used in conjunction with a bed frame to keep everything off the floor and provide a little storage space under the bed if necessary. You can use a platform bed. These are very popular in Europe. They consist of a platform surface, either solid or with slats. The mattress goes directly on the bed with no box spring.
The bed frame size needs to match the size of the mattress and box spring. A king size mattress would need a king size bed frame to rest on while a queen size mattress needs a queen size bed frame. Another thing to keep in mind is not only the width of your simple bed frame, but also the height you want your bedframe to be.
The problem with using a king-size bed frame without box springs is that the box springs provide the structural support for the bed. Much like your body's skeleton, without box springs beneath it, the mattress pad will sag in the middle. In many cases, it will sag far enough to slip through the frame and wind up on the floor.
Believe it or not, there are a lot of options out there to get you the perfect bed! When Do I Need a Box Spring? Box springs are important, but you might have a bed that doesn't need them. When using a bed frame, a box spring will be required for your mattress to sit on. Traditional bed frames were designed for a box spring to rest on to