Mattress Sizes and Dimensions: Know the Size Before You Buy!

If you’re like us, you love your mattress and wouldn’t trade it for anything in the world. Well, ok, not anything in the world. Mattresses are an integral part of your health and happiness. Getting a good night’s rest can make your day so much better. But, getting a bad night’s rest – we won’t even go there.

So, you’re finally ready to upgrade your mattress. Is it time to upgrade the mattress size, too? Maybe your child has grown out of their twin and needs a twin XL. Maybe you’ve gained a few furry friends since your last mattress purchase. Either way, finding the right mattress size for you is easy, and we’re here to help!

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How does your mattress measure up?

Twin Mattress

Twin Mattress Dimensions: 38” x 75”

The twin mattress is the smallest standard mattress money can buy (aside from crib mattresses). This mattress is ideal for kids and single adults. It’s also perfect for those living in small, compact spaces. This mattress is not a great choice for tall people or couples.

Twin XL Mattress

Twin XL Mattress Dimensions: 38” x 80”

The twin XL mattress is five inches longer than a twin, which accommodates taller people. You’ll more than likely find this mattress size in college dorms. The twin XL mattress is best for tall kids and single adults. It’s also the mattress of choice for couples who w It’s not a great choice for couples or individuals with pets.

Full Mattress

Full Mattress Dimensions: 54” x 75”

Slightly larger than a full but smaller than a queen, a full mattress is a happy medium choice. The full mattress is ideal for young adults who are ready for a bit more space but don’t want to get a queen just yet. It’s also great for couples who don’t mind being close throughout the night or individuals who sleep with their pets. It’s not a good mattress for couples who like to spread out.

Queen Mattress

Queen Mattress Dimensions: 60” x 80”

The most common mattress size, the queen mattress fits well in standard size bedrooms and is just the right size for most couples. At 60 inches wide by 80 inches tall, this mattress is great for couples who like a little space or for individuals who like to spread out. It’s not necessarily the best choice for kids or people who live in small spaces.

King Mattress

King Mattress Dimensions: 76” x 80”

At 16 inches wider than a queen, a king mattress has plenty of room to share! This mattress is ideal for couples who prefer a lot of extra space and couples who sleep with children or pets. It’s not a great choice for kids, single adults or people who live in small spaces.

California King

California King Mattress Dimensions: 72” X 84”

Looking for length? The California king has an extra four inches for those who are accustomed to “how’s the weather up there?” jokes. This mattress is perfect for tall couples who prefer more space than a queen or couples who sleep with a large dog at the foot of their bed.  It’s not ideal for couples who don’t need the extra length, single adults or people who live in small spaces.

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