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Chart of Bed and Mattress Sizes

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Shopping for beds may be a bit more complicated than what you think, but Mattress sale canada can help you out.  Apart from the various bed frame types to consider, such as platform beds, storage beds, loft beds, bunk beds, or canopy beds, you will need to consider the mattress type like smart foam, air or water bed mattresses. But that’s not all, you would be confronted with a wide selection of mattress sizes.

For most normal size people, the choice for beds and mattresses starts with the status of a person.  Single individuals would have no problem choosing a single twin or bunk, especially if they are meant for teenagers, though some professional bachelors prefer at least a queen size bed for those occasions when they have to enjoy the night with a partner.  And if you do have a partner, you have a number of options for large beds from queen to grand king in the American size chart.

For taller or large frame persons, not only is the size important, but the structural strength as well. Six-Seven-footer individuals should have no problem as all mattress sizes can accommodate them, although According to savvysleeper you can also get adjustable beds to work perfect with any bed.  Basketball celebrities taller than that are best accommodated by king size beds.  It’s large frame and often obese individuals who are also tall that may need to look at sturdier platform beds or those made of metal to ensure the bed’s structural frame won’t buckle or deform overtime.

Chart of Sizes

Bed sizes often refer to the mattress dimensions they can accommodate which can be a bit wider or longer depending on the manufacturer and origination as different countries have their own standards.  Even within a country, there could be differences within a standard size like a queen or king size.  It is not unusual for some mattress makers to trim down an inch or two off a standard size to save on production cost.  The following should serve as a rough estimation of bed and mattress sizes for American and British made beds.

 

American Mattress Sizes

Name Width Length Space Per Person Reviews
Standard Bunk 39″ 75″ 39″ x 75″ Small, for one adult or child; good selection for school-age children; upper and lower.
Narrow Bunk 36″ 75″ 36″ x 75″ Small, for one child; good for pre-teens; upper and lower.
Twin / Single 39″ 75″ 39″ x 75″ Small, for one adult; good for guest accommodations.
Twin Extra Long 39″ 80″ 39″ x 80″ Bed linens can be difficult to locate and purchase.
Full / Double 54″ 75″ 27″ x 75″ Wide enough for a large adult or two small adults.
Queen 60″ 80″ 30″ x 80″ Best selection for two adults but possibly too small for some.
California Queen 60″ 84″ 30″ x 84″ 4 inches longer than standard Queen.
Expanded Queen 66″ 80″ 33″ x 80″ 6 inches wider than standard Queen.
Super Queen 66″ 80″ 33″ x 80″ 6 inches wider than standard Queen, also thicker.
King 76″ 80″ 38″ x 80″ Standard King.
California King 72″ 84″ 36″ x 84″ Not as wide but longer than a standard King.
Grand King 80″ 98″ 40″ x 98″ For really large and tall people.

 

British Mattress Sizes

Name Width Length Space Per Person Reviews
Single 36″ 75″ 36″ x 75″ Small, for one adult; good for guest accommodations.
Bunk 36″ 75″ 36″ x 75″ Small, for one adult or child; upper and lower.
Double 54″ 75″ 27″ x 75″ Wide enough for a large adult or two small adults.
King 60″ 78″ 30″ x 78″ Wide enough for two adults.
Super King 72″ 78″ 36″ x 78″ Large enough for two adults; good for guest accommodations.

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