Box springs are the support bodies for your mattresses. They often elevate the height of your beddings but are great as they provide a great foundation for your mattresses. These box springs have been used earlier with springs in them to absorb the weight and allow distribution on the mattress. But in present days, they are just box like sturdy supports for the mattresses. They are made of metal or wood materials. You can always opt for them if you think you need them. There are some points which you need to think upon to decide if you need the box springs for your mattresses or not.
Things to think before getting box springs
Some points should be though upon before getting box springs for your mattresses, these include
– If you are looking for good support for your mattresses
– If you are ok with the raised effect of the mattress due to box springs.
– If you like the overall look of the bedding after placing the box springs.
– If you are ready to invest in another piece of bedding support which would mean additional costs
The box springs give good support to the mattress but also increase the overall height of the bedding which is something that one should be sure of before getting the box springs for their mattresses.
Types of Box springs for your mattresses
There are mainly two types of box springs available and you can choose from them depending on your preferences.
– Standard box spring: the standard box spring measure to 9 inches and provides good additional comfort and support along with your regular mattresses. The height of the overall bedding increases with these kind of standard box springs.
– Low profile box springs: These type of box springs can be a great option for people who do not like heighted sleeping beds. This type of low profile box spring are of 5 to 6 inches and provide good support and base to your mattresses. These can also be a great option for a base for today’s well raised mattress options.
Depending upon your requirements of box springs you can either opt for them as they increase the durability and comfort level of your original mattresses. On the other hand, these are not very essential for your mattresses. They just add some extra life to your mattresses.