Metal Bunk Beds – Why Yes and Why No?


Bunk beds are a very popular choice when it comes to making two of your kids share a room. Even more popular are metal bunk beds.

Bunk beds that have frames made out of metal are called metal bunk beds. They are cheaper and their reasonable prices make them much more affordable as compared to the wooden bunk beds you can find. Because the metal bunks are lighter as compared to wooden bunks, their assembly and dissembling takes much less time and effort. The metal beds are thought to be more durable and long lasting. They do not lose their shape easily, and can withstand high pressure .

Even though metal beds have these advantages, they are not as stable as wooden bunk beds owing to the weak jointing of the bunks. It is necessary to check and tighten the joints of a metal bed from time to time as they begin to quiver. They bunks may become unstable due to children’s playful activities on the bed as well and in some cases cause the bed to collapse. In order to avoid these mishaps, a regular check on the joints of a metal bed is extremely necessary. The metal bunks may be undesirable in cold weather because the metal gets cold very easily.

There are many kinds of metal bunks available for you to choose from. There is the twin over twin kind of metal beds. The upper and lower bunks are of the same size and are sometimes detachable to use both beds separately, especially when kids do not want to use a bunks anymore. Some metal beds have larger lower bunks and smaller upper bunks. These are ideal for children of different ages to share.

Obviously the elder child needs more space, so the larger, lower bunk will be suited for an older kid, while the upper bunk, which is the size of a twin bed, can be used by the younger child. Metal beds also come with both; upper and lower, bunks being larger. If you have two grownup children sharing a room, a full over full metal bed would be the best choice for the room. Some metal bunks only have an upper bunk, with an empty space in place of the lower bunk. Those are called loft bunks. These are very useful for storage, as anything such as toys, games and even a desk, can be kept beneath the upper bunk. Futon bunks are also very popular, with a twin top bunk and a sofa beneath. They are ideal for sleepovers and when a child has a room of their own.

So now that you know about the different kinds of metal bunk beds you can choose from and that most, metal bunks, are a very economical choice, you may find it easier to make two of your kids share a room.

Bunk beds are a great thing for the space and the your children’s entertainment. You can save space and money with bunk beds.

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