Metal bunks beds are very popular, particularly since they are typically less expensive than wood bunk beds. Most metal bunk beds are manufactured in Taiwan, Malaysia and Mexico and are sold in the U.S. by importers and retailers. Tubular metal is used to construct these beds and they are often painted with high gloss black, white, red or blue paint. These metal bunk beds typically sell for between $150 and $250 each.
With metal bunk beds, both the frame and the ladder are constructed of metal. Metal bunk beds can be a twin bed over a twin bed, a twin bed over a full-sized bed, or simply a twin bed over empty space where you can put a couch, desk, dresser or other items.
Metal bunk beds are generally much lighter than wood bunk beds. This makes them more flexible, allowing you to change the format of the bedroom much more easily. The lesser weight also makes them a more viable online purchase. Specifically, shipping costs are less due to weight and due to the fact that the metal tubes are much thinner than the wood used in wooden bunk beds.
Metal bunk beds are often easy to self-assemble with basic tools such as screwdrivers and pliers. Connections and welds should be checked regularly to ensure that continued stability of the metal bunk bed.
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