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Do you need a box spring for a mattress?
Just like you need a mattress to support your body, the mattress needs a box spring to ensure its longevity. In most cases, the height of the box spring is similar to the bed itself. People who like minimal design do not use any additional bed frame, only box spring and the mattress.
Can you put a box spring on a slat platform bed?
Most of the ‘box springs’ are really not much more than a box covered in fabric. With very few exceptions you can throw away that box and just put the mattress on the slat platform bed and get the same level of support you would from a box spring. In respect to this, can you put a box spring on an Ikea bed frame?
What are the disadvantages of a box spring?
Heavy: Some bed frames may not support the weight of a box spring, mattress, and sleeper, resulting in damage to the bed frame and mattress. Lack of support: Box springs without spring coils provide very little in terms of support. The perimeter of the mattress may be supported, while the middle is not.
What is the difference between a box spring and a platform?
Box springs and foundations are, in essence, an extra layer below your mattress to provide more support and absorb shock. A platform is a bed frame with a solid bottom that supports your mattress. They are usually lower to the ground and don鈥檛 require a box spring or foundation.