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Daybeds 101

Looking for more information on daybeds, accessories, and how to shop for them? This introduction to daybeds will help answer most of your questions.

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Daybeds 101

What is a Daybed?

A daybed is a piece of furniture designed to serve two purposes: sleeping and sitting. While it looks like a sofa with a back and arms, the cushion is actually a mattress made for sleeping. Daybeds are designed to take a twin size mattress (39" x 75"), but they can vary in width and length depending on the shape of the back and arms. Some daybeds are small and simple, while others have a more intricate, stately design. Styles include standard, trundle, sleigh, and canopy daybeds.

Learn more about daybed types:

Trundle Daybeds Sleigh Daybeds Convertible Sofas

Learn more about daybed styles:

Kids Daybeds Contemporary & Modern Daybeds

Learn more about daybed brands:

Largo Daybeds Fashion Bed Group Daybeds Hillsdale Daybeds

Daybed Materials and Finishes

The most popular daybeds we carry are made out of wood or metal, featuring finishes from sleek modern to antique distressed. You can also find daybeds in leather and upholstery as well as any combination of materials.

Learn more about daybed materials:

Wood Daybeds Metal Daybeds Leather Daybeds Wood & Metal Daybeds

Learn more about daybed finishes:

Black Daybeds White Daybeds Dark Wood Daybeds

Daybed Bedding

Topping your new daybed with stylish and affordable bedding is easy at DaybedDeals.com. We carry a wide variety of sheets, ensembles, pillows, accent pillows, mattress protectors, and even coordinating window treatments. Find everything you need to add the finishing touches to a daybed and any room of your home.

Our colorful assortment spans many motifs and designs that suit adult, kids, and guest rooms. Select one of our daybed ensembles with coordinating pieces, or create your own bedding set with custom fabrics. At DaybedDeals.com, you can affordably change the look and feel of a room just by switching your daybed's bedding.

Learn more about daybed bedding:

Daybed Ensembles Daybed Covers

Further Information

Beyond the Bedroom

While daybeds are commonly found in guest bedrooms, they can also function well in other rooms of your home. Add a daybed to your home office for an easy seating area that can also accomodate a spontaneous overnight guest. If you have a smaller home or apartment, a daybed works great in the living room as well.

Daybed for Two

Order the optional trundle, and double the daybed's sleeping surface, offering your guests a sleep space that almost equals the size of a king mattress. The pop-up mattress and support hide under your daybed when not in use. When you want extra sleeping surface, simply "pop" the trundle out and raise it to create a larger sleeping surface. The daybed trundle accepts up to an 8" daybed mattress.

Why a Polytop?

The premium polytop is included with your daybed purchase, supporting your mattress without the need for a box spring. The Polytop lasts ten times longer than regular link springs, and it's more comfortable, too. Our free polytop upgrade is available on nearly every model you'll find at DaybedDeals.com.