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Choosing The Right Bunk Beds

Sep 3, 2008
If you have children, the selection of beds for their bedrooms can become an overwhelming experience because of the many styles available. Before buying a bed, you need to consider the size of the room and the number of bedrooms in your home. If you're dealing with space issues or a limited number of rooms, you might consider bunk beds.

In terms of space efficiency, a bunk bed is a good choice. It is simple and straightforward in design, yet comfortable enough to hold its own among its more lavishly-made counterparts. What are bunk beds? Bunk beds are also called double-deck beds. They are two beds stacked one on top of the other, through a specially designed bed frame. This stable frame supports the weight of the two beds so two people can lie down comfortably in the same vertical space.

The top beds have a ladder and always come with safety rails. You need to be very careful about letting small children sleep in a bund bed, especially on the top. Some bunk beds come with space for storage under the bottom bed, and some have drawers and shelves for convenience. Such additions are useful when there are space constraints.

Before buying a bunk bed, check its sturdiness by placing your hand on the top bed and shaking the whole piece to check if there is any movement. Always make sure the lighter child sleeps on the top bed.

Each year, thousands of children under age 15 receive hospital emergency room treatment for injuries associated with bunk beds. Most of these injuries are fairly minor and occur when children fall from the beds. Horseplay frequently contributes to these accidents.
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