Over the years we have been asked many questions in relation to space saving wall beds so we thought it would be a good idea to list and answer some of these questions.
If you have a question that is not listed here then please feel free to contact us and we'll be happy to help.
What is a wall bed?
A wall bed is a bed that folds upright against a wall. Wall bed is a generic term which is used to describe many variations of this and so there are many types of wall bed from cheaper, more basic bed frames to the more luxurious wall beds which are fully enclosed within its own purpose built cabinet.
Are wall beds proper beds?
Yes! With the advantage of being able to create more space instantly in your room.
Can I fold away the wall bed with bedding and pillows left on?
Yes! Wall beds include straps to hold the bedding in place when folded away. This gives the advantage of instantly producing a bed which is ready to sleep on, also when folding away there is no faff taking all the bedding off and finding somewhere to store it.
Are wall beds easy to use?
Yes! The beauty of Space Saving Beds is that they are so simple and easy to operate especially in comparison to other folding type beds.
Are wall beds easy to raise and lower?
Yes! Generally most wall beds have some sort of counter balance mechanism which takes much of the heavy lifting away from the operator. Space Saving Beds are very light and easy to lift and lower the bed. The Space Saving Beds mechanisms ensure that beds do not come crashing down to the floor even if you let go of the bed - Just a smooth, slow motion.
Can wall beds be opened quickly?
Wall beds can be lowered and ready to sleep on in seconds.
Can wall beds be closed quickly?
Wall beds can be folded away in seconds. Even if using the bed on a daily basis there is absolutely no fuss in the morning. Simply make your bed when you get up, just like you would with a regular bed and then fold it away - No fuss and so much more space.
Can wall beds be used on a daily basis?
Are wall beds comfy?
Yes! The advantage of a space saving wall bed is that they use a proper mattress.
Can I use my own mattress?
Yes! you can use your own mattress providing all of the dimensions are correct.
How do wall beds work?
Wall beds work on a pivot mechanism with a counter balance system to reduce much of the weight when being operated. The result of this is a very light and easy to use space saving bed.
Should I buy a wall bed or a sofa bed?
Wall beds & sofa beds can be a useful piece of furniture and can provide a useful sleeping solution. Your choice is primarily down to your own circumstances. Sofa beds can provide a very useful guest bed as well as an every day sofa and wall beds are a practical solution for a space saving bed that needs to be used on a daily basis.
Do you deliver wall beds to my area?
We deliver to most parts of the UK. Please contact us with your location details for further information.
Do you stock wall beds?
Some beds are stock items and others are made to order please refer to the product details for more info.
Can I install the wall bed myself?
Space Saving Beds can be installed as a DIY project although it is essential that wall beds are securely fixed. Wall beds should be installed by someone with wall fixing experience and so we always recommend this is done by a tradesperson or someone as competent.
Do you offer a wall bed installation service?
We supply only. This helps us to offer the best products at the lowest prices possible without the extra overheads that come with additional services. It is very easy nowadays to find local tradespeople to carry out your installation and generally much more cost effective.