The Original Hybrid
The average person spends a third of their lives sleeping - that's around 200,000 hours in bed. If you want to sleep well and feel ready and raring to go when you wake up, you'll want to get the best possible bed for you.
A good bed starts with a good bed frame - we've outlined the main types of bed below.
Once you've chosen a bed, you'll need a great mattress to go with it. Our can help you find a mattress that will support your back well and last for years and years - and Best Buy mattresses start at less than £200.
A divan bed is the most popular and simple style of bed available - and there are countless varieties on sale. Essentially, a divan is a base. You then add a bed mattress and headboard, sometimes as part of a bed package.
There are two types of divan base available:
Pros of divan beds:
Cons of divan beds:
Bedsteads are slatted frames (as opposed to solid bases), usually made of metal or wood and comprised of a base, legs and headboard. They're usually a more decorative option, with different colours, finishes and styles to choose from - from a traditional pine bedstead to a luxurious four-poster bedstead.
Upholstered bedsteads, clad with leather or faux-leather, are an increasingly popular option.
Pros of bedsteads:
Cons of bedsteads:
As the name suggests, storage beds offer just that - lots of tidy storage options underneath the bed. They're a great option if you're short on bedroom space but want something a bit more stylish than a standard divan bed. Choose between storage drawers or an ottoman-style bed that fully lifts up, letting you store your belongings inside.
Pros of storage beds:
Cons of storage beds:
There are lots more types of bed on the market - often designed to meet a specific requirement or appeal to particular age groups.