Platform Beds and Furniture
FAQs for Platform Beds
What is a platform bed?
A platform bed is a simple, raised base that your mattress rests on top of, no need for a boxspring. Platform beds generally provide a more sleek and modern appeal, sit lower to the ground, while also offering great support for your mattress. At The Clean Bedroom, they are all handcrafted with sustainable materials including maple, ash, and fir by skilled craftsmen in the USA.
Do I need a boxspring with a platform bed?
No, a platform bed does not require a boxspring, making it a convenient yet supportive choice.
Will I void my mattress warranty if I use a platform bed?
In most cases the answer is no. However, most manufacturers do have a minimum requirement if the bed has slats for the distance between the slats on a platform bed. If it is a traditional platform bed with a solid flat surface you should be okay. Since the requirements are different from each manufacturer it is advised you check with your sales person for those requirements.
What are the benefits of a platform bed?
Platform beds don’t require a boxspring, are easy to set up, provide a firmer foundation for your mattress, they come in a wide variety of designs and are relatively cheaper than traditional beds.
What kind of mattresses can I use with a platform bed?
Nearly all mattresses can be used with a platform bed. You can look at your mattress’s information to find if anything is mentioned about what bed/base it should be put on. But most mattresses can be used with a platform bed.
Can I store things under a platform bed?
While platform beds are known to be lower to the ground, many still allow for extra space underneath. The platform beds at The Clean Bedroom provide plenty of room for storage underneath, making it a nice place for some extra things.