The Ideal Bed Frame For A Heavier Person

by Dylan Bowen April 26, 2022 2 min read

The ideal bed frame for a heavier person

Sleep should be the one thing that comes easy to all of us and shouldn’t feel like hard work. There are many reasons you may not be getting that sleep you crave ever so much, health related issues, your mattress needs changing, a non-supportive bed frame due to damaged slats for example. But one of the main reasons to why you aren’t getting enough sleep of your weight. 

If you are a larger person, you might find it difficult to find both a mattress that is comfy and supportive or a bed frame that provides the correct amount of support. A large majority of people find it difficult to find the perfect bed frame that meets all their needs, and this can be even more challenging if you are overweight. These are some of the things you should do when you are looking to purchase a mattress for a heavier individual.

Carefully consider the material of the bed frame:

The material of the bed frame is always an important factor when you are purchasing a bed frame but the importance of this doubles when the bedframe is for a heavier person. Bed frames that are made from wood and divan beds that have box springs may be ideal for some individuals, but they don’t fit everyone. Some people may find that these types of bed frames don’t provide the durability or the adequate support that you might require.

In its place, you should look at more tough materials, like hardwood or solid metal, such as steel. This is because these materials are created to be stronger and provide more support. Alternatively, you can go down a completely different route and get a custom bed frame. If you choose to get a custom bed frame then you will be able to customise everything to your specific needs and requirements, which will allow you to truly have the ideal bed frame for you.  

Check trial periods and guarantee times:

As a mattress is an investment and something that you will use every day for hopefully years, you will need to be certain that the bed frame you are purchasing is going to provide the adequate support for that extended amount of time. This is why it is very important you double or even triple check the trial and guarantee period of times as this allows you to use the bed frame for a period of time to see if it meets all your needs. And if it doesn’t it allows you to return the bed frame or swap it out for a different bed frame that is more suited to your need. 

Look for added support:

If your additional support is what you are after then its best to consider bed frames that have legs somewhere between four to seven, this will obviously depend on the style and model of the bed frame. You can even find bed frames with up to nine legs, this does tend to provide a stiffer kind of support, but it does help to keep your bed frame in good condition shape for many years.

Dylan Bowen
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