7 points to be considered while buying a bunk bed


Small apartment in large metropolitan cities is a common problem faced by people nowadays. As a parent, one of the biggest problems is creating a room for their children. In the starting, this may seem to be an incredibly easy task, but once you dig deeper into designing a room you will face challenges and problems which are common to most parents.

Creating an individual space for your children in a small apartment is not an easy task especially when you have a clear picture of what your children want in your mind. In these circumstances bunk beds are ideal choice of parents which not only allows you to save space for other things such as computer table, book shelf etc, it also enables to allow room for activities.


Primary advantages of bunk beds are-

  • Two beds in single space
  • Makes up for more space in bedroom
  • A ton of fun for your little kids to play

However while buying bunk beds you have to keep these 7 things your mind-

  1. Considering the space between the bunks- it is important to consider the space between the bunks because the bed will not only be used for sleeping but also for sitting therefore it is important that upper half is composed only after carefully determining the space needed by the person in the lower section to sit.
  2. Deciding the height of the top bunk- if the roof of the kid’s room is low, then the bunk beds may not be ideal choice for you. However, this does not mean that you cannot buy bunk bed at all, you just have to make sure that there is adequate space between the top bunk and the roof.
  3. Carefully planning the ladder or stairs to the top bunk- it is critical to choose the correct ladder or staircase to make sure that your child can easily climb upto the upper half, without fear of falling.
  4. Durability of the bed- for majority of the people a bed is a kind of investment. So whether you choose a king sized bed for your children or a bunk bed, it is significant to check the quality of the bed before making a purchase. If you are planning to use this bed for next 5 to 7 years then you have to make sure that it is durable. As kids use bed not only to sleep but also to jump and play on it.
  5. Storage space- a bunk bed with the storage option is the best choice. Basic idea to buy this bed rests on the fact that it saves a lot of space which can be used for other things.
  6. Height of the rails- as kids are naughty and don’t listen to anyone, it is highly important to take care of them. The one sleeping on the upper bunk needs to have rails on all the sides to save him from falling.
  7. Aesthetics- bunk beds are extended version of style and comfort. While choosing a bunk bed you should always choose the one which is made of wood as it adds grace to the design.