The Experts Bed Buying Guide - Mattress Mick's

Mattress Mick's Bed Buying Guide

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Mattress Mick's Bed Buying Guide


A good bed can be the difference between a refreshing nights sleep and waking up with aches and pains. No doubt about it, buying a good bed is a wise investment. When it comes to choosing a bed, there is a wide selection of different types of beds on the market, each suited to ones personal preference. To help you decide on which bed is right for you, Mattress Mick has put together an expert bed buying guide with information on each type of bed.

Divan Bed

divan bed - cambridge dream world bedding

Divan beds are excellent value for money. They come with both a mattress and a base, where the mattress sits perfectly on the base, maximising support all round. Beautiful fabrics cover a timber constructed frame, which sits on legs or casters. Divans come in two types: Platform Divan, and Sprung Edge Frame Divan. Platform divans provide a hard foundation if you like firmness, whereas sprung edge divans have extra springs on the timber to provide a softer base if you want extra comfort. Additionally, divan beds function as an aesthetically pleasing storage solution, with drawers underneath or a mechanically operated ottoman life.

See Mattress Mick's range of 'Divan Beds'


Bed Frames

Bed Frames - Carla Bed Frame

Bed frames present more visual and asthetic choice. They come in a variety of different matertials from wooden frames, metal frames, plastic, upholstered, and leather. There are two types of bases: Wooden slats, for a more firm surface, and wire mesh, if you want a more sprung base.

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'Bed Frames'


Storage Beds

Storage beds

Storage beds are a very practical solution for storage in the bedroom, giving you the extra space underneath the bed. There is a great variety of different storage beds you can choose from, especially the divan storage bed. The divan storage bed comes in two options. One being the divan storage bed with drawers - you can choose from 1, 2, 3, 4 drawers all depending on the bed size. And the other being an ottoman lift bed - An ottoman lift uses mechanical functionality to lift the mattress from the bottom or the side.

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Guest Beds

Guest Beds

Guest beds are an ideal temporary sleeping solution that allow you to easily tuck them away while not in use. The most common type of guest bed is the single bed with guest bed. This is a single bed where the guest bed is underneath and pulls out. Day beds are another option. They are multi functional as they come with a back and arms so you can transform them into a sofa during the day.

See Mattress Mick's range of 'Guest Beds'

Sofa Beds

Sofa Beds

Sofa beds bring a lot of flexibility and are a practical option for getting the most out of your space. They transform between a sofa in your lounge by day to a bed by night. If you are using it occasionally, then a foam one is ok. But if you are using it a lot, then a pocket spring one is better.

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Bunk Beds

bunk beds

Bunk beds or loft beds are ideal for a child’s bedroom or guest room. They allow you to maximise your space as you can use the same space twice, especially if you can’t fit two beds in the room. They also come in study bunks with a desk underneath, which is perfect for teenagers or students studying. Bunk beds are available in a variety of materials, the most popular being wooden bunks and metal bunks.

See Mattress Mick's range of 'Bunk Beds'

Mattress sizes are: single, small double, double, king size, and super king size

Bed Size



3ft by 6ft 3in (90cm x 190cm)

Small Double

4ft by 6ft 3in (120cm x 190cm)


4ft 6in by 6ft 3in (135cm x 190cm)

King Size

5ft by 6ft 6in (150cm x 200cm)

Super King

6ft by 6ft 6in (180cm x 200cm)


For more help with choosing the right bed for you, please call into any of our stores: Store Locations or call us at 01 670 9053

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