Which mattress frame type is best?

Which mattress frame type is best?

Investing in a new luxury mattress is a significant step toward better sleep. But it’s important to support your new mattress with a compatible bed frame. Here are a few suggestions in a wide range of price tags, features, and benefits.

Adjustable Bed Base

Adjustable bed bases have been used in the medical industry for decades, but exciting advancements are making it possible to enjoy the benefits of adjustable beds from home. Known to improve symptoms like back pain, sleep apnea, snoring, acid reflux, digestive issues, swelling, asthma, allergies, poor circulation, and muscle pain—an adjustable bed base can completely change the way you sleep, relax, and unwind.

Each of our mattresses is designed to work with adjustable bed bases (both 11-inch and 14-inch profile options). The flexible base layer allows the mattress to bend and move smoothly. View our adjustable bases.

Slat Bed

A common bed frame design, slat beds are a durable and affordable choice for many bedrooms. Keep in mind that in order to have the best support for your mattress, the slats should be no wider than 4 inches apart. Anything wider could potentially cause wear and tear and sagging in your mattress over time.

Platform Bed

Platform bed frames bring a sleek, modern look to your master bedroom while offering even support for your mattress. It’s important to note that Wellsville mattresses don’t require box springs and can be placed directly onto a platform base. If the base has short legs, and you choose the 11-inch mattress, the combination is quite low-profile and may place you closer to the floor. This style may be exactly what you want—it’s really a matter of preference.

Metal Grid

A very popular style, the metal grid bed frame is usually easy to assemble, lightweight, affordable, and offers a space for storage under your bed. Just be sure to get a frame with a sufficient weight capacity—especially if you are sharing a King size bed with a partner. View our metal grid platforms.


IMPORTANT: Placing your mattress directly on the floor voids your mattress warranty. This is the only option we strongly caution against. Plus, placing your mattress up off the floor in a sturdy and well-designed bed frame will keep your bed cleaner and help it last longer.


View all of our bed frames and platforms.

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