How To Choose The Right Bed Size

How To Choose The Right Bed Size - Mattress & Pillow Science

Tired of restless nights and cramped sleeping spaces? Choosing the right bed size can make all the difference in the world when it comes to your sleep quality and overall comfort. 

In this blog, we’ll walk you through selecting the perfect bed size for your needs, ensuring you enjoy peaceful nights and rejuvenated mornings.

The consequences of the wrong bed size

Choosing the right bed size is crucial for a good night's sleep. When the bed size doesn't align with your needs, it can lead to consequences that affect your sleep quality and overall comfort:

  • Poor sleep quality A cramped bed can lead to poor sleep quality, resulting in fatigue and irritability during the day.
  • Restless nights Sharing a smaller bed can lead to restless nights, physical discomfort, constant movement and interrupted sleep.
  • Limited bonding time Smaller beds can hinder quality bonding time with your partner or family, impacting your overall well-being.
  • Sleep-related health issues — Long-term discomfort from sleeping on a small bed can contribute to various sleep-related health issues, including back pain and poor posture.

Finding your ideal bed size

Your bed is where you rejuvenate and recharge, and the right bed size can make a world of difference. Let’s discuss various bed sizes in Australia to guide you towards selecting the one that aligns perfectly with your lifestyle and preferences:

  • Single bed size
    • Dimensions: 92cm x 188cm
    • Perfect for kids and teens.
    • Offers ample space for a single person.
    • Ideal for smaller bedrooms or guest rooms.
  • King single bed size
    • Dimensions: 107cm x 203cm
    • Suitable for teenagers and single adults.
    • Provides extra width for enhanced comfort.
    • Ideal for taller individuals who require extra length.
  • Double bed size
    • Dimensions: 138cm x 188cm
    • A great option for couples with limited space.
    • Suitable for smaller bedrooms.
  • Queen bed size
    • Dimensions: 153cm x 203cm
    • The most popular choice for couples.
    • Offers ample space for two adults.
    • Ideal for parents with a child or a pet.
  • King bed size
    • Dimensions: 183cm x 203cm
    • Perfect for couples who value extra space.
    • Ideal for larger bedrooms.

    Factors to consider

    When choosing the right bed size, several factors should be considered to ensure that it meets your needs and provides the comfort you desire:

    • Room size — Measure your bedroom dimensions carefully to ensure that the bed fits comfortably without making the room feel cramped.
    • Sleeping arrangement — If you have a partner, children or pets who like to join you, you may need a larger bed to accommodate everyone comfortably.
    • Individual comfort — If you like to spread out or need extra space to move around during the night, a larger bed size might be more suitable.
    • Budget — Larger beds typically come with a higher price tag, so it's essential to find a balance between your budget and your comfort needs.
    • Mattress size — Ensure that your chosen bed size is compatible with standard mattress sizes available in the market. Your mattress should fit perfectly within the bed frame to avoid discomfort or uneven support.
    • Lifestyle — If you often read, work or watch TV in bed, you might appreciate the extra space a larger bed provides for these activities. Electric adjustable bed bases might be worth considering for those with specific sleep needs or simply value customisation.
    • Future needs — If you're planning to start a family or if your children often join you in bed, it might be wise to opt for a larger bed size that can accommodate your evolving requirements. 
    • Bedding and accessories — Ensure you have appropriately sized bedding and accessories, such as bed linens, pillows and duvets, to comfortably fit your chosen bed size.

    Final thoughts

    Selecting the right bed size is crucial for your sleep quality and overall well-being. At Mattress & Pillow Science, we have been collaborating with health industry professionals since 2005, ensuring that our mattress and pillow range is thoroughly researched and designed to cater to your specific needs.

    Our mattresses and pillows are crafted based on years of experience and sound product knowledge. We also offer protectors to enhance the longevity and hygiene of your mattress.

    Make the change today, and transform your sleep experience by choosing the right bed size. Say goodbye to crowded and uncomfortable nights and hello to restful, rejuvenating sleep. Your comfort and well-being are our top priorities, and we're here to help you find your perfect bed size!

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