Is Box Spring Necessary For Bed That Lays On A Carpeted Floor?

by | Nov 5, 2020 | Furniture FAQs, Uncategorized | 0 comments

Most “box springs” being sold today are actually foundation platforms. They are plywood boxes with a very thin layer of padding at the top.

The primary purpose of these foundations is to add height to the sleeping surface.

With a good quality mattress that is at least 10 inches thick, the added foundation makes only a slight difference in either the comfort or the lifespan of the mattress.

The combination of a steel bed frame (or siderails connecting a headboard and footboard), a foundation (or box spring) and a mattress, pus the sleeping surface at the height most people prefer.

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Jeff Frank

Jeff Frank

Furniture Insider

Jeff Frank is a 45 year veteran of the furniture industry. He’s worked directly with buyers, retailers, and manufacturers at every level of the industry. In every position throughout his career, his focus has always been customer service.

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