People often got confused about combination price banner IKEA has in the bedroom section above each bed. The combination price usually includes: the price of the frame and Hamar midbeam (10 dollars). Hamar midbeam is a metal piece support that goes in the middle of each bed to support your wooden slats or your box spring. The reason why it’s separated is because there are two beds that doesn’t require for it. Price for bed frame usually doesn’t include wooden slats. (There are few beds that has wooden slats come with the bed. Most of them are day bed & loft beds. IKEA mandal bed with storage comes with wooden slats that’s why it is about 100 dollars more than the style without storage under neath the bed.) For details about how to choose a IKEA bed, read more from here.
People often ask: should I use IKEA bed slats or IKEA box spring for my bed? Or, can you use regular mattress and box spring with ikea beds? Today, we are going to talk a little about IKEA bed base: AKA wooden slats. Bed base wooden slats serves same purpose as your traditional box spring- It supports your mattress. People often asking: What’s the difference between wooden slats & box spring?
1. IKEA wooden slats are cheaper than box spring
Slats are starting at 20 dollars while box springs are starting at 129 dollars. Queen size bed base are running from 40-100 while same size IKEA box spring could cost you more than 300 dollars.
2. Slatted bed bases are healthier
Wooden slats are healthier than box spring because it allows air circulation. Box spring stores our sweats and cost potential health problems.
3. Slats are more modern
Many people prefer platform beds nowadays which means they prefer to have a bed that sits lower than a traditional bed. Slats reduces the height of a bed and gives you that modern look you wanted.
How to choose your slats
Just like choosing any IKEA furniture, choose your slats is based on your needs. Questions you can ask yourself …
1. Do you have a kids who loves to jump on bed and have fun?
If your answer is Yes, you might want to skip the basic Sultan Lade. Sultan Lade is made by simple pine wood. When your children bounce on bed, it might break.
2. Is the bed for someone who might gain some weight in the future?
IF your answer is yes, you might want to consider Sultan lillaker because it has a adjustable feature that could give you any support you wanted for your shoulder & your hip.
3. Do you read in bed a lot?
If your answer to this question is yes, Sultan Lovene might be your best bet as the slats is adjustable so you can sit comfortably in your bed while reading.
4. Do you want the best value for your money?
In this case, we will suggest Sultan Lien for you. It is only 10 dollars more the basic one (Sultan lade) but it comes with 25 years of warranty which is a nice feature to have.
You might be overwhelmed a little at the beginning. But it’s not that complicated. choose a right bed is very important and we hope that this section could help you make the process a little easier.
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