Double Over Double Bunk Bed Reviews
Metal Double Over Double Bunk Beds
First let me tell you that this post was created because I saw this awesome full over full bunk bed and I fell in love with it and inspired me to do more research on this topic.
Before I dive into the review let me quickly give you the major features and dimensions of this full over full bunk bed so you can see right away if this will be a good fit for you:
Full over Full Contemporary Bunk Bed Solid As A Rock
The metal construction is build to last and very sturdy. One of the customers has described this bunk bed: built like a tank. Because of its sturdiness it can be used both for kids and for adults, although for adults it may feel a bit tight. From what I’ve read most of the buyers have used it for brothers sharing a room together. It holds easily teenage boys in full strength (like 6′ tall and and about 180 lbs each).
You can trust this bed in its very strong construction. It is truly an impressive strong and solid bunk bed.
The best way to describe what you’ll be getting with this double full bunk bed is literally two regular size full bed on top of each other.
Yes, assembly is required and from the customers reviews the opinions are divided: for some it was easy and done in an hour or so and for some it was the whole day. But they all agree in one thing: they all loved the beds after they have been assembled.
The beds will arrive in very heavy boxes so help is required. Also it is best for two people to do the assembly for holding the parts. But check this out – you’ll see that 2 ladies over 60 have been able to put it together all by themselves! This should assure you that assembly is truly not that hard.
You will receive assembly instructions and you can even email Amazon and they will send them to you. The instructions are shown in all picture format and it have a parts graph / chart page.
Together with the bed parts you will also receive an Allen wrench.
When doing the assembly you’ll make it easier for yourself if you use a powerful drill gun and ensure all screws are really tightened properly.
Very Stylish Design
The beds look simply awesome don’t you agree? Very unique design, the curves soften the overall look while the main construction stays strong and durable. The design is very well thought out, both from an aesthetic and practical aspect.
The beds are very roomy and comfortable, anyone sleeping on them, kids or adults will enjoy them very much and fro a long time.
The upper bed being on top of the lower one is perfect for anyone who wants to save space in their home but still get a functional piece if furniture.
One fun and attractive piece of furniture that will serve you a long time.
It’s not bulky, very modern and you’ll definitely get a bed that looks different than others.
What Kind Of Mattress To Use For This Full Over Full Bunk Bed?
A standard full mattress will be a perfect match for both top and bottom beds. Many customers have purchased the one recommended from Amazon and they are very satisfied. Check the section Frequently Bought Together on the sales page. The beds comes without mattress, they are sold separately.
You will only receive the metal frame of the bunk beds. There are bars included in the platform so all you need are 2 full size mattresses.
Recommended thickness of the upper mattress is 8 inches to leave space for the frame to provide protection from rolling over.
More Important Features
- About the positioning of the bed: you can either put the head part against a wall as shown in the images or you can put one side against a wall. It will work both ways with no problem.
- A trundle bed does not fit underneath the bottom bed so scratch that out if it was part of how you were planning to use this bed.
- The bed is totally silent, no creaky or squeaky sounds produced when using it! Perfect for sleep.
- The upper bed can not be used as a loft bed because of safety reasons: the bottom part is required for adding strength to the overall construction.
- The bunk beds must be used in one piece and can not be turned into separate beds.
- It is possible for 2 adults to sleep on the top bed and another 2 adults (total of 4 people) to sleep on the bottom bed as long their weights are below 400 lbs for each couple.
- You can use it for boys sharing room, for a lake house, for a ranch house… The metal will last a long time and won’t easily decay. Especially perfect for small spaces.
One customer described this full over full bunk bed as the Mercedes Benz of Bunk Beds. You simply can’t go wrong with this bunk bed. Very nice style and very high quality. With this bed you won’t have to worry about kids being too hard on it or braking in the middle of the night. The metal construction is a beast and is made to hold tight.
Double Over Double Bunk Bed With Stairs
At the very beginning please note that this bed is most suitable for children and smaller ones. Especially recommended for girls. So if you need something for adults too just skip this one and don’t waste your precious time.
Here are the main features:
These full over full bunk beds do not come assembled.
You will receive an installation guidance in form of a paper with drawings. Most customers stated it was easy to assemble it and the instructions are easy to follow. One mother 3 boys installed it all by herself with no problem!
The bunk bed is held together by wooden dowels and all the pieces are marked with numbers and match the directions in the guide.
If you take great care and pay attention to details, also take your time and be patient when assembling you will get a very sturdy and solid bunk bed. As they say measure twice and drill once.
Word of caution: you will probably need a drill as for some buyers some holes were not pre-drilled. Also the drill will save you time as the allen wrench may be too slow to work with.
It is best if you have a helping hand when doing the assembly.
What Kind Of Mattress To Use For This Full Over Full Bunk Bed?
Since this bunk bed is full over full bed you will need two full size mattresses. In the section Frequently Bought Together there is a very good suggested full size mattress if you don’t already have.
The mattress size should be no more than 9 inches due to side rail for top bunk.
Please note the products includes only bed frame – no mattresses included.
Other Important Features
- According customer reviews it is possible to fit a trundle or drawers underneath this bunk bed.
- The space between the floor and the lower bunk bed is approximately 10 inches so have this in mind if you plan on using it as storage space.
- As the construction is made for kids and is not the world’s sturdiest it is best for the kids not to jump on this bunk bed.
- The bed frame is made of real wood
- Each bed has 12 support boards or slats underneath, which is enough support for kids sleeping on the beds. There are long center support pieces to reinforce the slats. But some customers have installed additional support – that is up to you.
- Adults CAN use the beds but their weight has to be under the recommended max. weight. However watch for the leader, it will not sustain a heavy person. Please bear in mind that this is primarily bunk bed for kids – little ones as well.
- This full over full bunk bed can be separated and used as normal separate full beds.
- The space between the lower bunk bed and the top bed is really not very big, an adult would not be able to sit straight without the head touching the top bunk bed. But as I’ve mentioned earlier it’s a bunk bed made for kids.
- Also the overall height of the bed is adapted to kids and is not as tall as other bunk beds. This increases the kids safety. And it will be easier for the parent to make up the bed.
- The shipping boxes are heavy so you’ll need 2 people for carrying
- The ladder is fixed on one side of the bed so it is not removable
Style And Design
The bed being made out of dark wood will look very nice once assembled. It’s a classic design, it will fit in most households with its color and will provide good sleeping place for kids. It’s also a great space saving bed if you have more than one child.
One of the best things about this bed is its price. You really can’t beat the price. It’s great for families with little children who are on budget, need to save space and need a good looking and functional bunk bed. The bed will also provide plenty of room for one kid to sleep and play comfortably on the top or bottom bed.
This full over full bunk bed is of good, solid quality and perfect for a kids room. In combination with the price you won’t find a better combination out there – unless you make a bunk bed yourself! The product has high ratings and customers have been pleased with its service.
It will make a good gift for your kids especially as a Christmas gift, it will make their faces shine of joy!