Slat Bed Frame – Bed slats, make of wood or metal, sometimes install to the footboard and actually create a frame for the bed. Bed splints have been around for a long time, but modern bed designs have expanded the types and styles of bed bars. Some reason prefer more sustain that is provided by bed slats. Mattress condition often requires a stronger support for the mattress than that provided by the slats. Bed designs offer many alternatives to the slats for use as bed frames.
The frame of the steel bed replaces the slat bed frame and can be connected to the head and foot. The frame of the adjustable bed provides a square structure in which a box spring and a mattress sit. This type of bed structure is usually on wheels to facilitate movement. Some bed frames for larger beds have a metal slat through the intermediate and additional wheels for added support.
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Bed edges and dust flyers are used to hide the metal bed frames. Bed frames can be placed inside the wooden structure designed to hold the mattress and slatted slat bed frame. Platform beds eliminate the need for a box spring, providing a sturdy support for the mattress. Platform beds vary in the length and type of the legs, to what extent the bed sits on the floor, and whether the mattress sits on the platform or on top of it.