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How to buy a bed

No feeling is better than sinking into the comfort of a soft bed. We all love to retire to our bedroom to rest and sleep in peace. Therefore, the bed should be comfortable to give you 7-8 hours of sleep everyday. Buying a bed is no less than a long term investment. The bed is sure to stay with you for at least a decade.

1)The space available in the bedroom - It is very important to choose the bed size according to the space available in the room. Opt for a double size/queen size or king size bed according to the dimensions of the area available. You probably don't want to fit in a king size bed and leave no floor space to walk around. To know the standard measurements of beds, click here.

2)The new bed matches the existing furniture - If changing only the bed, make sure you keep all other bedroom furniture like chest of drawers and dressing tables in mind while purchasing bed. If the decor is traditional, buy a bed that has traditional design. If the bedroom is adorned with contemporary furniture, consider buying a modern designed bed. To know how to arrange furniture in a bedroom, click here.

3)Bed Research -There are so many styles to choose from - platform beds, canopy beds, bunk beds, storage beds and many more.Do a proper research on what bed will suit your decor perfectly and how many people can the bed accommodate?Canopy bed will be a perfect option for bedroom with high ceiling. While on the other hand, storage beds are a good option where space management is required. For small apartments, beds with storage box are an added advantage.

Bed 4)Material of the bed frame: Choose the material of the bed frame accordingly. If the bedroom has a classy decor, go for minimalisticdesigned bed crafted out of wood or metal. If the bedroom has heavy traditionally designed furniture, it would be best to add a solid wood bed in dark colour and rich design.

5)Height of the bed: The bed should be heighted such that it is easier to climb up and down. Consider the height of the mattress too before making any purchase decision.

Bed 6)Allot a budget: Beds can range from a few thousands to lakhs and crore depending on the size, design and quality of material used. You may be excited to buy a lavish bed that will completely change the look of the room, but make sure it fits well into your budget and doesn't cost you much. Though buying a bed is an investment, but sticking to the budget will help.

Buying a bed can be a tedious task, so always consider the above mentioned points before purchasing. A lot many options are also available online. Make a wise decision and choose the best one.