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How thick should a top bunk mattress be?
Last Updated: 17th March, 2020
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Similarly one may ask, what mattress is best for top bunk?
Top 8 Mattresses for Bunk Beds Review 2020
- LinenSpa 8″ Memory Foam and Innerspring Hybrid Mattress (Editor's Choice)
- Signature Sleep Contour 8 Inch Reversible Coil Mattress (Runner-up)
- Olee Sleep 10 Inch Gel Infused Innerspring Mattress (Best for Cooling)
- Zinus 6 Inch Spring Twin Mattress (2-pack Ideal for Bunk Beds)
Also Know, is a 6 inch mattress thick enough? For people weighing more than 250 pounds, I recommend buying a high-quality mattress that is at least 12 inches thick with a 6-inch or thicker comfort + support layer. Also, make sure your mattress is firmer than average to boost support and reduce sinkage.
Moreover, how thick can a mattress be for a bunk bed?
Other important considerations include mattress thickness and weight. The thickness of the mattress should not exceed the height of the guardrails that bunk beds provide to prevent children from falling out. Typically, mattresses less than six inches thick are best.
What is the maximum weight for a top bunk?
Heed the manufacturers' weight restrictions -- some bunk beds are built to withstand 400 pounds on the top bunk, but not all of them. The maximum weight capacity should be clearly stated in the documentation that came with the product.