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A guide to twin mattress dimensions

When the twin bed was first introduced, it was declared a boon for medicine and the end of marriage as well know it. The doctors said that finally the married couple could sleep without harming each other in separate beds, while ministers declared that marriages would no longer succeed. The time of the furore? 1890. While twin beds continue to be popular today, king-sized beds remain even more so. This guide will describe the standard sizes of the twin bed.

Bunk bed

One of the sizes of the twin bed is found on the bunk bed. The size of the mattress comes in two sizes: the standard and narrow. The standard bunk bed size is 39 inches wide and 75 inches long. On the bed, only one adult or one child. The sizes for the bunk beds are the same for the upper and lower bunks. The narrow bunk size is 36 inches wide and 75 inches long. While small, it will work well for a child or a small teen. The sizes for the bunk beds are the same for the upper and lower bunks.

Twin size

The regular twin size is similar to the standard bunk size in that it is 39 inches wide. The length of the mattress is 75 inches. This bed will work well a single adult or as a bed for a guest room. The mattress for this bed can be easy to find as it's a standard size and available at most mattress shops. A pillow top mattress can work well on a twin bed frame. Bed clothes will be easy to find for this bed is a standard size. The bedding will be available at most furnishing stores.

Twin extra long

The twin extra long is an unusual size, or rather, not standard. The width of the mattress is 39 inches wide. The length of the bed is 80 inches. This bed will also work well for a single adult as well as in a guest room. The frame for this bed is usually custom. The bedding is difficult to find. You may find it easier to make the linens or use double bedding for the bed.

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