Its a common problem we see all too often. You need to buy a new bed and decide that a divan bed (with its versatility) is the right kind of bed for you. With all the choices out there you can spend hours researching the different types, styles & prices. Choices range from what size to get, how many drawers, do you go with a pocket sprung, memory foam or visco elastic divan or even an orthopaedic divan bed for a firmer feel.
With all of these decisions to be made it can be easy to forget one very important detail. Will my new divan bed fit up the stairs? This issue is ever increasing with the more development people undertake in their homes. Quite often its the 3rd floor extension or basement extensions which can cause a problem, even though divan bases usually come in two parts quite often this will still cause a problem for larger divans (5ft king size or 6ft super king size divans). Extensions built in homes usually have restrictions in which they have to work within, hence the space will be smaller than a regular size bedroom, entry into these extensions can also be tricky and the sizes of bedrooms along with obstructions like eave’s or narrow staircases can make entry near impossible.
Well what’s the solution I hear you ask? Its quite simple, divan bed bases can be split into 4 parts rather than 2. This allows each individual piece to be carried up separately (easier to carry) and then effectively built on site within the bedroom. Each piece is connected with linking bars (this keeps the divan bases in place).
Thats all very well, but what about the mattress, i hear you ask. We have experienced a few situations where the thickness of the mattress combined with the large surface area means that squeezing it up the stairs, round the corner and through the narrow door entrance can also a problem. Well zip and linking mattresses are the solution, this effectively allows you to get the mattress split in half for easier access into your property and then zipped back up to rejoin them. See the illustrated example below for more information.
For more information please telephone us and we can help you make the right decision when purchasing your divan bed.