How Much Does a Bed Frame Cost?
A bed frame is a part of a bed that is used to position a mattress and serves as a foundation of the bed. The bed frame is made of several components which are the head, the foot, and the side rails. Bed frames are made in different sizes depending on the size of the mattress it can accommodate. While most bed frames are elevated off the floor by legs, some sit directly on the floor. They are also made of different materials, but the most common materials are metal and wood. The price of a bed frame is going to depend on the size and the material from which the bed frame is made.
How much is it?
- On average, a standard bed frame is going to cost anywhere from $34 to $160. A king bed frame is going to cost anywhere from $59 to $158. A full size bed frame can cost $34 to $120.
- Adjustable, foldable bed frames can cost anywhere from $50 to $125. These bed frames can adjust to any bed size as well as fold up for easy storage. For example, a highly rated bed fram such as the STRUCTURES by Malouf retails for $50 to $89.
- Bed frames that come with drawers attached can retail for $169 to as much as $550 depending on the quality of the bed frame set. The South Short Furniture Collection has a Platform bed with drawers that retails for $170 to $210.
- An online store such as TheSleepShop.com sells bed frames for different sized mattresses with an average price from $69 to $109.
- Walmart, one of the biggest retailers in the country, also sells bed frames through their site Walmart.com. Like the other sites mentioned, Walmart also sells different sized bed frames made with different materials and in different styles. The price for the bed frames that they sell can range anywhere between $55 and $87.
What are the extra costs?
- To complete the bed, a mattress is needed to be placed on top of the bed frame. Mattresses are available in different prices and depending on this factor, the price of the mattress can be different. Basic mattresses prices can start at $150. See: “How much does a mattress cost?“
- Also additional will be the bed set that you purchase to make the bed. This can include things such as sheets, bed spreads, pillows, etc.
What is going to be included?
- Included with the bed frame are the different parts and components needed to make sure that the bed frame is properly assembled. From the head to the side rails, these are all included to complete the assembly of the bed frame.
- Adjustable bed frames can adjust to any size bed frame, whether it is a full size or king.
How can I save money?
- Compare a few bed frames with various retailers. You may find that the prices are going to greatly vary from one store to another.
- Try to choose the bed frame that is made of durable yet affordable materials. Investing in a good bed frame can save you a lot of money in the future.