Construction / Dimensions / Comparisons
One question we get asked often is whether our wall beds are 'murphy beds'? 'Murphy Beds' were designed and patented by William Murphy in the early 1900's and consisted of a simple frame and spring system inside a closet. 'Murphy Bed' is now a generic name which covers a variety of wall beds.
Our wall beds differ from the original in design, appearance, hardware and method of operation. Because we want our customers to be more than satisfied, we build to the highest quality standards with the strongest mattress foundation on the market. Below, we show you how our wallbeds are constructed and how they compare to conventional Murphy Beds.
Our complete Wall Bed package is shipped in cartons, ready for assembly.
Our bed assemblies come complete with a sleek, smooth working spring lift system and foundation frame. The bed is totally enclosed by a deep 18" cabinet to allow for extra bedding.
The head of the bed has a comfortable inclined backrest with a top ledge for books, etc.
Concealed metal legs rotate to rest the foot of the bed. Instantly your space is converted to a bedroom, complete with a comfortable bed made and ready to use!
The Wall Bed frame is solidly constructed of 3/4 birch plywood with solid birch cross members and screwed together-methods used by the best furniture manufacturers.
The cabinet assembly is securely and independently mounted to the wall-not the floor as in some Murphy Beds. This means that when you move out, the bed comes with you, without leaving behind costly damage to the floor.
We offer four types of construction materials for the Complete package:
Our Wall Beds are built for comfort, using a 9" mattress, the height is 23" off the floor, making it easy to get in and out of bed.
Assembly of our Complete Wall Bed kits is easy, just using a power drill for screws, as all parts are pre-drilled and the kit comes with easy to follow instructions. If you prefer to build your own Wall Bed, please see our do it yourself packages.
Our beds are complemented by an optional system of side cabinets.
Check our finished dimensions of both the vertical and horizontal configurations below to determine which bed will best suit your room.
Vertical Finished Bed Dimensions
Horizontal Finished Bed Dimensions
How do our spring lift Wall Beds compare with piston lift Murphy beds?
During early research and development of our Wall Beds we tested both piston and spring lift type systems. The results led us to use the best tried, tested and true spring lift mechanism we can find.
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