Do upholstered beds need a box spring?
Upholstered beds do not need a box spring bed base, you can use platform beds as an alternative to a box spring, however, if you want to add some height to your bed then a box spring will be necessary.
What is a box spring?
Box spring is a bed base that is usually made from wood and covered with fabric, they contain spring, they last around 10 years and they are made to provide a strong sturdy foundation to lay your mattress on.
Where can I get a box spring?
Box spring bed bases can be found anywhere, you can have a look at mattress stores and furniture stores. However, you will find the best luck online as you will be able to find the type of base you want, in the size you want and you can find out if there is one near you that you like and you can also find out if you can save money as websites and stores often have discounts and sales.
What are the benefits of a box spring?
- Adds height
- Provides extra support
- Made with solid wood making it more durable
- Lasts for up to 10 years
- Comes in different sizes, colours and designs