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Box Springs and Platform Beds

Monday, June 13, 2016 3:36:32 PM America/Los_Angeles

Box Springs and Platform Beds

Box Springs and Platform Beds

 

Do you need box springs for a platform bed? The answer simply is NO. A platform bed, also known as a cabin bed, is a bed the base of which consists of a raised, level, usually rectangular horizontal solid frame, often with a section consisting of rows of flexible wooden slats or latticed structure meant to support just a mattress. This platform provides adequate, flexible support and ventilation for a mattress by itself, eliminating the need for a box-spring or a second mattress as a foundation. Platform bed mattresses typically have cotton as their main ingredient and they all need slatted bed frames or futon frames. This also applies with no flat wood or use of your futon mattress on the floor. If you do lay your futon mattress on a box spring or the floor, mold will surely occur inside your mattress. Also your futon mattress will get very heavy from moisture not being released, leaving your futon mattress left with moisture soaking in the cotton and breaking your cotton fibers decreasing the lifespan of your mattress.

Futon mattresses Platform Bed Frames

 

• Click to see a list of no flip mattresses.

• Click to read if you need to flip or rotate your mattress.

• Click to read more about air circulation and your mattress.

• Click to read more about tufted vs. untufted mattresses.

• Click to learn more about which mattress is right for which sleep position.

Platform Bed Buyers Guide

Why Buy A Platform Bed

Platform Bed Styles

Platform Beds P-Series vs. K-Series

Platform Bed Sizes

Wood Types & Finishes

Low VOC

Selecting The Right Mattress For Your Frame

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