Guides & Articles

This knowledge base contains a complete directory of bunk bed and loft bed related articles that can be found on this website. The list includes the whole set of articles from our buyers' guide series.

Buyers' Guide -- Overview

An introduction to the buyers'-guide-to-bunk-beds series of articles with a few words on each of the featured pieces.

Buyers' Guide -- Basic Considerations

A few things you need to consider before buying a bunk or loft bed -- such as who will be using it and where will it be placed. Fairly obvious stuff, really, but it needs to be touched upon just in case.

Buyers' Guide -- Types of Bunk Beds

Bunk beds and especially loft beds these days come in a host of shapes and styles and can serve a multitude of purposes besides the basic one: sleeping. This overview lists a few of the most popular configurations.

Buyers' Guide -- Material: Wood vs Metal

There are some benefits and drawbacks inherent to using both wood and metal in manufacturing bunk beds -- learn more about it in this article. In addition, there is an overview of the wood types most often used in the production process.

Buyers' Guide -- Optional Items

Bunk beds often come with additional features, optional or not, such as storage drawers, trundle beds, tents, staircase, matching furniture... Find some info about it here.

Buyers' Guide -- Featured Manufacturers

Quality is not something you want to compromise on when buying a bunk bed or loft bed. A name on the label, recognizable and respected, will go a long way toward assurance that your purchase has been a sound one. Find a few such names in this overview.

Buyers' Guide -- Where to Buy: Online Bunk Bed Retailers

A good online bunk bed store should meet a few basic requirements: wide selection, quality service, competitive prices. In our opinion, the outfits listed here comply with these demands to a considerable degree.

Safety Guidelines

Bunk bed and loft bed usage is, due to their elevated design, associated with a certain amount of risk. The aim of this guide is to help you reduce the possibility of an incident to a minimum.


Some basic rules of furniture maintenance that will ensure your bunk bed will serve you and your children for years to come.


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