Bedding / January 15, 2019 / Amie Thibault
decision possible when choosing sleeping arrangements for their children. For families trying to conserve space, bunk beds and loft beds provide the perfect solution. When used in children's rooms, they provide more space for other activities and toys. Siblings can share a bedroom or friends have a permanent sleepover solution using bunk beds. Loft beds work best for a single child stuck in a small room. By including desks, drawers, cabinets and trundles into the bed design; a loft bed can essentially eliminate all other furniture from the room!
Many experts say that metal bunk beds are unsafe. This is because metal beds are not as sturdy and tend to wobble, dent and bend over the years due to weak joints. Essentially, a metal bunk bed may save you money but is not a good investment in the long run. Wood bunk beds are not without their problems. A good rule of thumb is the heavier the bed, the more likely it is to be sturdy and safe. Even with hardwood beds, screws and wing nuts can work loose over time. A properly designed bunk bed will have ample support braces to keep some of the pressure off of the bed's joints.
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