Getting a good night’s sleep is the best thing we can do for our health, both mentally and physically; this is why it is incredibly important that we choose the perfect type of bed. Everyone is different, so there is no ideal type of bed that suits all; some people like a firm mattress, others like soft ones that you sink into and some prefer memory foam instead. When it comes to frames, some like added storage others prefer traditional four-post types, so with a vast range of to choose from, how do we choose the perfect one for us?
Here are some tips to help you decide:
Before choosing a bed, we have to consider our physical bodies, some people may have particular health problems, and it’s extremely important that the bed we choose is going to assist- rather than make us feel worse. People with pain issues like back problems, hip problems, or arthritis may need a special type of mattress to help alleviate the pain and allow for a comfortable night’s rest. Some people may need a bed that lifts and up and down, especially if they have mobility problems. Whatever the situation- if unsure- it’s best to get some medical advice before buying a new bed in order to make suitable choices.
Choosing the right size bed is also very important; it has to fit into the room comfortably while allowing enough space to manoeuvre around, so make sure you take the measurements first. We have to see if it’s suitably sized for us, is it long or wide enough to suit our height and weight? Is it too low to the ground that it’s a struggle to get up and off it or maybe too high that it’s a struggle to even get onto it? To judge this, it may be better to go and try some beds out in store. We also have to consider who lives with us; do we share a bed? Are there kids or pets that may be jumping in? It’s better to find a bed that suits everyone’s needs if this is the case.
Practicality and Appearance
Finding a bed that is practical is another bonus; for instance, if you need some extra storage at home, it may be worth opting for a bed that has some added storage, and some people even have a bed with a TV which can be stored away-via remote control-when, not in use. Also, consider its style and appearance (if that is particularly important to you) you may want something to match your decor and other surrounding furniture. If you have pets and kids, you may want a bed that can be wiped down and is easily cleaned, so wooden or metal beds can be a great option.
Considering we spend a lot of time in our beds, a third if our lives, in fact, it’s important that we make the right choice. We want our beds to be a place or comfort and relaxing downtime, not something that is going to make us feel groggy in the mornings.