Metal bunk beds – In homes with more than one child, bunk beds are often a fixture. These beds save space while each child his or her individual area. While many bunk beds are made of wood, metal versions are available. Metal bunk beds are designed differently than their counterparts in wood in several ways.
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The first concern in any installation is safety. Detached metal bunk beds can have some sharp edges, so wear protective clothing, including long sleeves and pants during installation. It needed a helper, because some parts of the bed are too big or too heavy to lift and simultaneously secured without help. Attached bunk beds require drilling into the wall. For this task, hand and eye protection is required.
Different tools are required for installation of various types of metal bunk beds. Detached bunk beds are prefabricated with interlocking pieces. Installation of these beds may require little more than a screwdriver to attach the machine screws. Attached bunk beds, using a wall for support, require a drill and a drill which is suitable for the wall material.
Attached bunk beds are harder to install than standalone bunk beds because they use the wall as a supporting structure. Place a bed attached to metal bed where it will not block access to the room. Once you have decided where the bed is, installing metal frame bunk bed as a standalone framework installed. Install the box spring and mattress for each bed before attaching steps.