A trundle bed is a type of bed that is build on rollers to make it go underneath another bed or a furniture fragment. One is a conventional bed, but the frame resembles a huge drawer, which carries the other bed. The trundle bed is a bed-within-a-bed.
Trundle beds get their name from the trundles, another name for casters that are used to move them back and forth. By the history annals, trundle beds were originally made for servants, so that they were able to sleep as close to their employers as possible to be able to answer their needs if required in the middle of the night.
Trundle bed is also known as a captain’s bed. The origin of the term no doubt comes from the scarcity of storage space in the tight confines of life on board ship.
This type of bed is one of the best among great bed options for a small room, and a convenient way to have a guest bed available when you need it, but may be stored away to fee up the space. They give place for sleeping for a couple of people without consuming the extra space of an ordinary bed. It is great for small rooms and frequent sleepovers. If you don’t need an extra sleeping place, the smaller bed is put away under the main bed.
If there is a need to get an extra sleeping place, just take the trundle out. If it is not needed anymore, you can push it back under the bed thus giving yourself some more free floor space. When combined with a daybed, trundle beds are a great way to maximize space and comfort.
These beds are much liked in families with young children who live in one room. It is especially useful in kids’ rooms, as it allows for bigger room for playing during the daytime, but can still easily provide two kids with their own beds at night. If there is nobody to sleep on the trundle, simply put it under the main bed without the need to take away the additional mattress or have to clean up the blankets in the living room.
Kids’ trundle bed could be provided with colorful mattress covers that sport cartoon characters and other images that appeal to young children.
Trundle beds may also be used in the guest room, or in any small space where you may wish to have a spare bedding. If you need some extreme space saving feature – you can try to look for trundle bunk beds for sale.
Most trundles have the mattresses at different heights, but there are trundle beds created to unfold and popup to a height same with the height of the daybed mattress. so you have a sleeping surface same to that of a standard king size bed. Two trundle bed mattresses of a twin size put together are equal to one king size mattress. The mattresses not heavy at all and can be easily carried to where they are required.
When not in use, the mattress from the lower bed can be taken away; thus you will have a nice open space to storage things.
The most available sort of trundle is a bed with low trundle which means someone has to sleep close to the floor. Some conventional bed frames are quite high to let the low profile trundle be stored under.