A loft bed is a wonderful addition for any child’s room. They are also great for rooms with multiple children, overcrowded, and rooms that are short on space. A bed could also include a nice storage area underneath that will allow children to play and keep their toys.
A typical child’s unit will hold a twin sized mattress, and due to the fact that these beds are both economical and great space savers, they have fast become one of the most popular choices in children’s bedding needs.
Bunk or Decroative
Loft-style beds may be either top bunk or extend from a beautifully designed decorative bed, or both. These beds don’t have to look childish either, there are many that are the perfect compliment to every college dormitory as well as provide much needed desk and computer space underneath.
These type of beds may be constructed from hard wood or aluminum. Some of the common amenities typically included with them are: drawers, desks, ladders, pull out steps, and easily foldaway steps and ladders, and even guardrails. It is no wonder that with all of the features and wonderful versatility that loft beds have gained the reputation that they have.
Do it Yourself Loft Beds
For those who have woodworking experience, can follow a diagram, and have plenty of hand tools, use with a circular saw, and electric power tools, then building your own child’s loft bed may be just the project for you. You can purchase a book from any home building store with plans, or you can find loft bed building plans online for free.
You will undoubtedly find that building your own loft bed is a richly rewarding experience as well as cost effective. You can even find kits to purchase that will include all of the materials that you will need to complete your bed project.
You can choose the height of your loft bed as well. Younger children don’t require the same height of a loft bed that a college student will use. Remember to check out the dimensions of the loft plan that you are building before beginning your project.