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The Benefits of Wood vs. Metal Bunk Beds

Posted by Art.Z on

Are wood or metal bunk beds better? This is a question we are frequently asked by our customers and we would like to answer the question once and for all. Both offer great options and unique advantages and depending on your needs, one will be the better choice. In order to help you decide which one is superior, below are the features that each bunk will provide.

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Wood Bunk Beds

The wooden bunk beds we carry here at justbunkbeds are meticulously crafted and expertly assembled to ensure quality, stability and longevity. Not limited to just one type of wood, there are several types that offer different benefits. Composite or engineered wood offer a smooth surface and symmetry which translates into a flawless color finish every time. Other woods such as Pine wood are popular for its unique rustic look that will ensure your bunk is one of a kind. If you want a bunk bed that is environmentally friendly, Rubber or Asian hardwood is the way to go. Perhaps one of the biggest benefits however, is that wooden bunk beds are offered in every style, design, configuration and color you can think of.

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Metal Bunk Beds

Metal bunk beds offer a modern look that kids adore and an affordable price adult’s love. Typically, they are crafted from steel tubes, metal rods or heavy wrought iron. Tube metal bunks are popular for being lightweight, easy to move and often convertible. Heavier metals such as wrought iron offer unmatched strength and durability to lasts a life time. Each type of metal is specially coated so that the color finish is resistant to typical wear and tear such as scratching or chipping. Not limited to just children, these beds are popular in college dorms and other institutional uses.

Wood + Metal Bunk Beds

Wood vs Metal

Both materials offer their own benefits that will cater to the needs of every individual in a different way. Wood bunks offer versatility in terms of uniqueness, storage and configurations. An eye-catching, beautiful, and timeless design will always look good. Metal bunks are simple, affordable and emit a casual contemporary vibe that kids get excited for.

Explore Our Selection!

Now that you are armed with the knowledge of what wood and metal bunk beds offer, which one is the best for you and your children? Take your time as you browse through our different bunk bed categories to choose the one will satisfy your needs. At just bunk beds, we want you and your children to be happy with your brand new bunk bed and that it is enjoyed for years.

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