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Beds Glossary: Q - Z of Beds

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Queen bed:

Queen is the most common mattress size, ideal for two people sleeping comfortably. The Queen mattress measures 152cm by 203cm (60"W by 80"L).

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Rails:

Available in aluminium, metal or steel, rails provide support for bunk-beds and daybeds.

Real Leather Beds:

Beds made with real leather

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Single Beds:

Also known as a Twin Bed. A 38" x 75" Mattress fits this Bed.

Single Ended Frame:

Bed frame that supports just a Headboard.

Slat System beds:

A system of support utilising wooden slats as structure for the mattress and bed-base.

Slatted deck:

Mattress support for daybeds and bunk beds comprising of wooden or metal cross slats.

Sleigh Beds:

A bed resembling the aesthetic design of a sleigh, smooth, curved lines are synonymous with the sleigh bed's design.

Solid Brass:

An alloy of zinc and copper, solid brass makes a unique, unmistakeable statement in traditional bedding design.

Storage Beds: .

Designed with practicality in mind, Storage beds can include either pull out drawers on the front or side of the bed, or storage space beneath the mattress itself.

Style:

This is the atmosphere you are trying to set in a room

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Throw Pillows:

Decorative pillows usually used on a sofa or daybed, Throw Pillows come in a host of sizes, shapes, colours and designs.

Toy Chests:

No children's bedroom is complete without a toy chest. Often designed to blend into the decor of a kids' room, toy chests can be referred to as benches and will preserve precious space as storage units.

Traditional:

Synonymous with cherry and mohogany woods, Traditional style has historical roots and will generally be built to last.

Trundle Beds:

A low or collapsible bed which is stored under another bed.

Twin:

Also known as a Single Bed. A 38" x 75" Mattress fits this Bed.

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Veneered Wood beds:

Veneered Wood is typically very thin wood utilised in the contstruction of doors, tops and cabinet panels.

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Waterbeds

Type of bed distinguished by its use of liquid, rather than Coils, for support.

Wood Beds:

Beds furnished entirely from wood, be it solid wood, oak, maple, mohagany or timber.