Why Bunk Beds are Still a Top Choice

Bunk beds have been a popular solution to fit two children into a smaller room for many decades, as they maximize floor space of a shared room. Past generations only had the option of plain wooden or metal frames with two mattresses when choosing bunk beds, but nowadays you can purchase fabulous themed bunks with storage incorporated.

 

Nowadays we have so many options and opportunities for shopping and travelling, which has led to many of us having far more belongings than our parents or grandparents did. This leads to an increased need for storage, at a time when space becomes more and more of a premium. Children also have many more possessions than was typical just a few decades ago, and as many children’s bedrooms have limited floor space, cheap beds for sale like bunk beds, are still as popular today as they were in the 60s and 70s. However, styles have changed considerably, and when shopping for bunks you are likely to be delighted with the innovative designs and clever storage solutions that are available.

 

Kids of all ages would be speechless if you were to replace their old bedroom furniture with a themed bunk bed, high or mid-sleeper as a surprise. These beds come in just about every theme imaginable, from pirate ships, Volkswagen camper bunk beds, dinosaur bunk beds and even space shuttle bunk beds. Whatever your child’s interests, you can be sure there is a bunk bed that will delight her.

 

Mid sleepers, high sleepers and especially bunk beds are perfect options to solve the ever-increasing space issues that most of us face. High sleepers usually consist of just one mattress and underneath there is a computer desk, wardrobe space, drawers, and bookshelves so your child can store all his belongings in a compact space without the need for a lot of floor room. Mid sleeper beds have similar storage solutions, although they do not usually incorporate the computer desk under the mattress because there is not enough height. Instead, they will have plenty of deep drawers and cupboards ideal for storing sports gear and clothes.

 

Although high and mid sleepers are perfect for rooms where only one child sleeps, they are not such a good option if you need to fit two children in one room. Just like high sleepers, bunk beds today come with incorporated storage in the form of drawers underneath the mattress, cupboards and shelves attached to the side of the bed frame and chunky wooden staircases that have replaced the old rickety ladders and provide much-needed storage in the form of closets built into the staircase.

 

As well as being very practical, opting for bunk beds is cost effective. If you add up the cost of two very basic beds, a chest of drawers and a wardrobe, it will almost certainly be higher than even the more stylish bunk beds you can purchase online.

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