how to know if a bed is sturdy

How Can I Be Sure If A Wooden Bed Is Sturdy?

If you are buying a new wooden bed, particularly online, it may be hard to know whether the bed is going to be durable and sturdy. This situation is what inspired us to create this list of ways that you can be sure your wooden bed is going to be sturdy. How Long Is The […]

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tips to make sure you buy a high-quality bed frame

How To Ensure You’re Buying A Quality Bed Frame

When it comes to buying a new bed frame, you will want to be confident in the quality and durability of what you are buying. Bed frames are a rare purchase that we may make every 10 years, not on a weekly basis. Therefore, if you are going to be using their product near enough […]

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signs that your bed is too small

5 Signs That You Need A Bigger Bed

At Guide Me To Bed, we’re always on the lookout for helpful tips that can improve the quality of your sleep. Often, we find that many readers contact us to ask about whether or not they need a bigger bed. Here are just a few of those reasons: Bump One of the most obvious signs […]

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morise and Tenon Joint Example Graphic

The Benefits Of Your Bed Having Mortise and Tenon Joints

The mortise and tenon joint has been used for centuries by woodworkers and even to this day still remains the strongest way of joining wood at a 90 degree angle. This method of joining can be found on many different bed frames, and remains, in our opinion, the one you want to look out for. […]

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Sleeping with the lights at bed time

Sleeping With Lights On And Using Electronics Before Bed

Be honest, how many times have you dozed off with the light’s on, the television or even stayed up late to use your tablet or computer just before bed. One of the key actors to regulating sleep and your biological clocks is exposure to light, so falling asleep with a light on or seeing lights […]

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describing low bed frames

What Are Low Bed Frames?

The majority of bed retailers now sell ‘low bed frames’, but it is often misunderstood what they are and where it is most effective to have a low bed frame. We’re here to explain what low bed frames are and where they would be most valuable to you. Low bed frames are very effective for […]

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Maximise space in your loft bedroom

Maximise Space In Your Loft Bedroom [PT.1]

Attic conversions into lofts make for excellent bedrooms. Skylights bring plenty of brightness to a previously dark space, and they’re often very large and comfortable as they span the entire house. In fact, it’s not uncommon for them to feature small ensuites or other additions because of the space that’s available. Having said that, it’s […]

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