Are you planning on redecorating your room, getting a new bed or turning a room into a bedroom? This is a guide to help you know exactly how big a mattress is so you can plan accordingly. It also helps when buying sheets or making your own! No one wants to come home with a new mattress to find it doesn’t even fit in their bedroom!
Twin – 39″ x 75″
Twin beds are good for 1 child or 1 adult. If you are a taller person your feet may hang off the edge of the bed. This is also referred to as a single bed.
Twil XL – 39″ x 80″
Twin Extra Long are the same with as twin beds but add an extra 5 inches in length.
Full – 54″ x 75″
Full Beds or Standard can fit 2 adults but is sometimes a little cramped (27″ each). Depending on the size of your bedroom, you may want to opt for a Queen.
Queen – 60″ x 80″
Queen size beds are actually the most popular bed size sold. Plenty of room for 2 adults.
King – 76″ x 80″
King size beds are the same length as queens but wider. These beds are good if you have young kids that like to sleep with you or pets.
California King – 74″ x 84″
California kings are the biggest mattresses your can buy that aren’t custom made. These are 84″ in length, enough for a person that is 7′ tall.