Wise Words: Mattress Size Information

Posted on Monday Oct 6, 2014

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It doesn’t matter what size bed you think you need, it matters what makes you the most comfortable. Choosing the right size mattress can impact the dynamics of your bedroom spacing but more importantly, it can help you get the best sleep possible.

What Adjustable Bed Size is Right for You?

Queen Mattress:

In the U.S., Queen mattresses are by far the most common type of mattress. They measure 60” x 80” and usually offer plenty of room for couples to sleep soundly side-by-side, so long as they both lay relatively still. Queen is a popular size choice for adjustable mattresses, innerspring mattresses, and memory foam alternatives.

 King Mattress:

King mattresses offer over a foot more room than Queen mattresses, measuring 76” x 80”. They’re a great option for couples that regularly wake each other up with movement and many say the extra personal space keeps them cooler at night. Kings are actually an adjustable bed size and measure exactly the same as two Twin mattresses side by side, so some people buy two Twins to separate or push together at will. King beds take up significantly more room so be careful not to overwhelm the aesthetics of your bedroom by upgrading.

Twin Mattress:

Twins are the classic choice for a child’s room, a daybed, or a trundle bed. They measure 39” x 75” and can accommodate an average height sleeper almost as well as Queen or even King beds. They’re a good space-saving option for small rooms and nearly every type, from waterbeds to adjustable mattresses, is available in Twin sized.

Specialty Mattress Sizes:

Twin XL Mattress:

Measuring 39” x 80”, Extra Long Twin mattresses are what’s typically found in dorm rooms. They’re long enough to support super-tall sleepers though they’re more difficult to find than their alternatives. Obtaining sheet sets may be an issue.

Full Mattress:
Full mattresses have been replaced by Queens as America’s most popular mattress size. Measuring 54” x 75” they’re a little short for some and they’re sometimes difficult to match up with an appropriately-sized bed frame. It is possible to find Full sized dynamic posture control beds, primarily in adjustable mattresses.

California King Mattress:

Many people are under the misconception that California King beds are larger all around than Kings, but they’re simply shaped differently. California Kings measure 72” x 84” so they’re a great option for very tall individuals. If you prefer the comfort of air chambers you should look for an adjustable bed size comparable to a California King.

Comfortaire’s adjustable bed size specialists can help you determine which size mattress fits your space and sleep requirements. Our sleep professionals will walk you through measuring your room, your bed frame, and even selecting a mattress pad, and because we are part of The Original Airbed Company™ we know exactly how to help you Take Control…Awake Refreshed™.

 

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