The Essential Guide To Metal Beds

When it comes to choosing from our diverse range of metal bed frames, there’s more to think about than simply the style of the frame. In this guide, we’ll explore cleaning and maintenance, size, cost and much more.

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Durability and Safety Advice

Metal bed frames are incredibly strong, tough, and solid making them long-lasting. They won’t deteriorate over time. Due to the material characteristics, they are very durable and can withstand a lot of weight. On top of this, they have rounded edges to avoid any sharp edges. This means they are completely safe to sleep on, allowing you to get some care-free rest each night.

Do they make a lot of noise?

When set up correctly, metal bed frames make no more noise than wooden or upholstered frames. Sometimes, they can occasionally squeak. This can be due to metal-on-metal connection points. If your frame begins to squeak, it's easy to replace any metal washers with rubber ones to minimize any unwanted noise.

Assembly advice

Metal bed frames are convenient and stress-free to assemble as they are lightweight and easy to move around. By following our self-assembly instructions, setting them up will be straightforward. Most of them consist of 4 legs, perimeter rails, slats to support the mattress, a headboard, and a footboard.

Care & Maintenance

If you’re looking for a bed frame that is low maintenance and easy to care for, metal bed frames are the perfect option. The material is easy to wipe clean and isn’t easily damaged compared to fabric bed frames.

Looking after a metal bed very much depends on what type of metal it's made from. To prevent rusting, be aware of what type it is. The great thing about them is, with a small amount of care, metal bed frames will stand the test of time.

How to pair a metal bed with on-trend bedroom themes

Metal bed frames can work well in any room whether you’re looking for a minimalist look or something more towards neoclassical. Our metal beds come in a range of sleek colours, offering a flawless design, adding a simplistic yet impactful tone and feel to any bedroom.

Minimalistic & clean

If your bedroom has a minimalistic style, a metal bed frame will pair perfectly, adding a clean and elegant look and feel to the room. Our range of metal bed frames come in a variety of monochromatic colours and designs so you are able to select the bed frame which best suits your minimalist and modern interior.

Neoclassical

Neoclassical interior design is centred around infusing modern designs with classic and antique decor. Pairing ornate metalwork with chesterfield chairs or rustic oak wardrobes assists with achieving this aesthetic. Our elegant, luxurious and timeless metal frames offer clean lines, a modern appearance and a high-quality display in any bedroom.

Mix and match metals

A growing trend of mixing and matching metals within interior design is becoming increasingly popular due to a variety of metals often adding depth and elegance to any space.

Whether you’re looking for warm metals, cool or neutral metals, our metal bed frames will pair perfectly against other metal furniture, transforming your bedroom into a clean and calm sleeping area.

What else is there to consider when choosing a metal bed?

Aside from sturdiness, maintenance and style, there are a few more factors to consider when purchasing a metal bed frame. Below we explore size, storage, cost and more.

Size

Size will very much depend on age, height, and whether you’ll be sharing your bed with a sleeping partner.

Single metal bed frames are great for kids, teens, and adults who don’t share a bed with a partner. Depending on the person, single beds can sometimes feel slightly too small and so in this case, small double metal bed frames are ideal.

If you’re a couple, a double metal bed frame would make a great fit. If you have a larger room or are looking for maximum comfort, king and super king metal beds will make the ideal sleeping companion.

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Detailing

A great benefit of selecting a metal bed frame is having the option to select a bed frame that has intricate and opulent detailing. Many of them feature finials and designs within the metalwork on the headboard, footboard, or across the frame. It is important to consider the overall theme and decor of your room when choosing a bed frame to ensure it suits, whether you’re looking for an impact statement or something more subtle.

Storage

Metal bed frames are raised from the ground with plenty of space for storage underneath. Having this space for boxes or storage trunks will allow you to keep your bedroom looking clean and tidy avoiding any unnecessary clutter. Have the open space under the bed will also allow for easy access when cleaning.

Cost

The cost of a metal bed frame will depend on which size bed frame you intend to buy. And what type of metal the frame is made from. They are worth the expense as they are all long-lasting due to their tough and reliable material. With the correct care and maintenance, they can last a lifetime and are therefore a great purchase, both economically and environmentally. To save money when pairing with a mattress, you can find metal frames in our bed and mattress sets.

Summary

Metal beds are versatile and reliable. When looked after and cared for, they can stand the test of time, even if you're planning on redecorating your bedroom often, making them a great investment to your home.

If you have any questions about metal beds or simply want to find out more, contact us today.