Low Bunk Beds

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If traditional bunk beds are too high, maybe a lower version is the answer. Some kids are afraid of the heights many bunk beds extend to. Some have trouble climbing down from those heights for a drink of water or bathroom trip during the night. These low bunk beds eliminate those worries, giving your children a fun place to sleep, and the comfort of removing their concerns.

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This low bunk bed is an interesting example of modern design. Ideally fits in every tiny space, being at the same time very functional. Featuring classic stairs instead of ladder ones, it constitutes a fully safe construction.

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Buying Guide

Bunk beds are synonymous with childhood. They are often the first independent bed for warring siblings. They are cozy, comfortable and a whole lot of fun. More importantly, they are a practical choice for a multi-child household living in a small apartment or home. There’s one problem though.

What are the drawbacks of bunk beds?

Despite all the safety regulations, almost 36000 bunk bed-related injuries occur each year in the United States alone. That’s enough to cause nightmares to any parent. What if the child slips or falls from the height of a conventional bunk bed? How high should the upper bunk be? There can be a lot of niggling doubts with unclear answers.

What are the benefits of low bunk beds?

Low bunk beds are the solution to the bunk bed safety problem. These beds club the space-saving design with low-height bunks that make it perfectly safe for kids of all ages. Why there are low bunk beds for toddlers too. If this is the first time that you are venturing into this neck of the woods, then here’s some help to get you going.

Undoubtedly, the height of the top bunk is the most concerning aspect of a regular bunk bed. So select a low bunk bed with a maximum upper bunk height of 48” or less, if you have kids aged 6-10.

That’s a reasonably safe height and most children above the age of 6 should be able to easily make their way in and out of the bunk without a potential misstep. Low bunk beds for older kids, on the other hand, can be up to 65” tall.

What are the available designs of low bunk beds?

Low bunk beds are normally designed with the safety of the child in mind. So, you might find the designs a little limited in terms of additional features, like an integrated work desk or a dedicated play area, which are options that you can choose in a normal-sized one.

Having said that, you can still pick bunks with integrated storage for the bed linen or for your child’s bedtime story books. Some low bunk beds can be separated and used as two standalone beds when your children are old enough to have their own bed.

What are the safety considerations for low bunk beds?

Low bunk beds might be considered safer than normal-sized ones. But the basic safety rules still apply during selection.

  • A staircase attached to the footboard is always a safer option as compared to a ladder attached directly to the bed. Besides staircases can have integrated storage drawers. However, bunks with a staircase usually have a larger footprint.
  • If there’s not enough space for one, then look for bunks with an angled ladder. It must include a safety rail. Or even better, two safety rails.
  • A bunk with a ladder attached flush is the most compact one of the lot. But there’s always the risk of the child slipping.
  • A nightlight illuminating the stairs at night is a good safety feature that allows kids to easily ascend and descend the bed if need be.
  • The upper bunk must have guardrails irrespective of how high or low it is above the ground. The rails must be at least 6 inches above the surface of the mattress and the gaps in the rails must be less than 3.5 inches.

Are low bunk beds difficult to assemble?

Most bunk beds will need to be assembled at home. The difficulty in assembly will vary greatly depending on the design that you choose. A bunk bed with storage, for example, will have a more cumbersome and time-consuming assembly process than a bunk bed without storage. Read the instructions carefully, gather all the parts and tools needed and have a friend or your partner help you with the assembly.

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