Horizontal Wall Beds Take Up Less Room
I think everyone understands the concept of regaining valuable floor space by installing a wall bed. This is so what little room you do have is not wasted by a clumpy bed taking up the whole room.
With a horizontal bed you can actually save on space when the bed is folded out. Here’s how this works. A normal queens size bed and a wall bed are usually two metres long and about wide so the bed sticks out by two metres. Often, in a smaller room this makes it a challenge to walk around the bed.
With a horizontal wall bed it opens up the other way so you only have 1500mm of wall bed to contend with. Horizontal wall beds are great for smaller spaces because they give you an extra half a metre of space.
Another win with a horizontal wall bed is the height is about 1500mm and gives you a useable shelf that isn’t so high it can’t be used. The horizontal wall bed enclosure sticks out from the wall about 400mm (most wall beds do this, horizontal or vertical) giving you a decent shelf (400mm x 1500mm).
As I have mentioned in previous blogs this type of wall bed can be used in smaller rooms but also in hall ways and rooms with low ceilings.
Bed Size Guide
Here’s a bed size guide:
Single 92 x 188 cm 3’0″ x 6’2″
Double 138 x 188 cm 4’6″ x 6’2″
Queen 153 x 203 cm 5’0″ x 6’8″
King 183 x 203 cm 6’0″ x 6’8″
The horizontal wall bed is a great solution if you are really struggling with space and comes in all sorts of different finishes to match your existing decor.
For commercial applications horizontal wall beds can be installed in hotels as additional beds in a room, in hospitals as overnight beds for visitors or for carers who look after clients temporarily or permanently.