How do I choose a comfortable bunk bed mattress?
There are a couple of factors you need to consider when purchasing a bunk bed mattress, which we describe below.
Think about the size and depth
Every bed bunk frame is different and can require varying sizes and depths. For this reason, it's best to consult the specifications of the bunk bed that you own. Most bunk beds are compatible with a small single or single mattress, however, there are several bunk beds that use a small double or double mattress in the lower bunk.
In regards to mattress depth, this also varies in line with the bunk bed you have. Generally, they don't tend to exceed over 20cm, but there are a variety of bunk beds that we stock that allows for deeper bunk bed mattresses. A good measure is to ensure the mattress isn't larger than the safety barrier on the top bunk otherwise it becomes pointless.
Think about mattress type and firmness
What's the most appropriate mattress for a child to get a great night's sleep? The answer revolves around both mattress firmness and mattress type. Generally, children don't need a mattress that is overly firm because their bodies are lighter and don't require as much support. Either a soft, medium or medium firm mattress will suffice to support your child's body no matter which sleeping position they're in.
The second factor to consider is which type of mattress your child will find comfortable. There are a variety of sleeping solutions that are appropriate for children, including pocket sprung or open coil mattresses. These sprung regular mattress types sufficiently support your child's growing body and keep them comfortable throughout the night, which makes for a great option if you don't want your child to sleep on memory foam.
We also stock a collection of memory foam or high density foam mattresses that are appropriate for bunk beds and children. Some brands have manufactured their memory or reflex foam to be free from harmful chemicals, perfect for little ones who want that sink-in feeling in bed.
Who can use a bunk bed?
Generally, children most commonly use bunk beds, however, adults can comfortably fit in one too.
Why shop with Mattressman?
When you shop for a bunk bed mattress with Mattressman, you can rely on our services to provide you with a simple and efficient purchase. We offer free delivery that can arrive as soon as the next working day if you order before 4pm and the item is in stock. What's more, we can remove your old sleeping solution thanks to our mattress recycling service, so you don't have to worry about disposing of it yourself.