With its extra length and storage space, the Twin XL Mate's Platform Storage Bed is perfect for the teen or college student in your life. Save floor space by making use of the three 18-inch deep drawers....more
With its extra length and storage space, the Twin XL Mate's Platform Storage Bed is perfect for the teen or college student in your life. Save floor space by making use of the three 18-inch deep drawers to store away clothing, linens, shoes and other necessities. Eliminate the need for a box spring thanks to the slat support system, which requires only your mattress. The drawers can be positioned on either the right or left side of the bed to accommodate any room layout, no matter how small.
Materials: MDF/ composite wood
Finish: Durable espresso laminate
Suitable for twin XL and twin long-sized mattresses
Sturdy drawers with solid wood sides glide on built-in metal runners
Finger pulls at the bottom of each drawer front for easy opening
Three 18-inch deep drawers can be positioned on either side of the bed
Wood slats positioned length-wise distribute body weight evenly to ensure a good night's sleep
Constructed from CARB-compliant, laminated composite woods
Ships ready to assemble, includes an instruction booklet for easy assembly and has a 5-year manufacturer's limited warranty on parts
Dimensions: 18.75 inches high x 41 inches wide x 81.5 inches deep
Internal Drawer Dimensions: 5 inches high x 23.25 inches wide x 18 inches deep
18.75 in. H x 41 in. W x 81.5 in. L
5 Year Parts
MDF, composite wood
Laminate, Linen, MDF, Metal, Wood
Cherry, Espresso , Metal , Walnut, Wood
Comfortable, Quality, Sturdy
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The package arrived complete with all the pieces, including all fasteners and hardware, undamaged in two boxes. They were HEAVY. I opened the boxes and brought the pieces up the stairs one or two at a time, as I needed them, and assembled the frame. All the holes were where they were supposed to be and all the pieces lined up the way they were meant to.
However, the assembly procedure is less than perfect. After all the slats are in its channel on one side, it is ‘challenging’, to say the least, to put the slats in the channel on the other side. As you would fit one slat in, another would fall out. Eventually I used duct tape to hold the slats in place in the first channel so they stayed put, while I maneuvered the other end of the slats in the other channel. Additionally, I taped a cardboard ‘lip’ under the second slat channel to prevent the slats from falling down out of place as I maneuvered them into the channel and secured the end board.
This problem could be eliminated if the bottom flange of the slat channels were wider so the slats would not fall out while one attempted to assemble the bed.
I do wish the drawers were longer. They go just over half way into the width of the bed, not all the way. It’s a shame to have that space unusable.
Another design issue is the slats run the ‘wrong way’. Typically on a platform bed they would run across the width of the bed to better accommodate the weight of different areas of the sleeper, not down its length. I’m sleeping (very well thank you) on a 14” thick mattress so it doesn’t seem to be an issue for me. It you’re using a 4” foam, you may have a different experience.
Overall, not withstanding the above, I’m happy with this purchase and WOULD buy it again.I wish it had been available in a 'natural' or light colored wood.
I was a little apprehensive since the bed is mostly made of MDF/particle wood, but once we put it together and examined all the parts, it is very nicely constructed and a very good quality. The drawers are smooth and made of pine with metal brackets. We got the bed in espresso for our teenage son; it looks great and provides lots of storage.
How did the color on site compare with the actual product? excellent
Please tell us about the quality of the product. excellent, better than expected, since much of it is particle wood/MDF
How accurate was the on site description of the product? excellent
Here's the thing, it took my husband 4 hrs to put both beds together (we ordered 2 xl's). Its packaged well and the directions are 100% accurate, it just takes time and patience. My husband is great with these things and said it would have been quicker had he had someone to help him hold pieces together while he put it together. The drawers are quite nice. Don't attempt to assemble without the power screwdriver. I was impressed with these beds!
How did the color on site compare with the actual product? It looked exactly as it does on the web site.
Please tell us about the quality of the product. Thought the quality was very good.
How accurate was the on site description of the product? Spot on...
I am more than satisfied for the price and quality of this bed. I ordered it for my spare bedroom for when my teenage grandson stays over. Very sturdy and wider twin extra long bed. No need for a separate dresser because of the three spacious drawers in the platform Took my grandson and me about 3 hours to assemble. Neither of us had ever assembled something lke this before. NOTE: After the drawers are assembled and inserted and they seem not to close tight enough at one end or another adjust the bed frame. Most likely the top of the frame is not lined up exactly with the bottom of the frame. All screws must be screwed in straight or drawers won't slide easily.
Very easy to assemble, fits perfectly in my apartment. The espresso finish is subtle and goes well in practically any room. I would definitely recommend this product. The drawers are great for storage when space is limited!
We are so incredibly pleased with the style, quality and ease of assembly of this product. It seems that so many pieces like this are made solely of particle board, but this frame and the drawers is made of real wood and VERY sturdy composite materials. My husband and I were able to put it together in under 2 hours and it looks great! The drawers slide easily and the runners aren't the usual flimsy plastic runners-- they're real metal! We feel like we received the deal of the century on this product :D
This bed may look good on the screen but it is really small and cheap looking. Having to put it together was a bear! Two hands and two people. My fingers still hurt from having to hold one side of the screw while turning the other side. Not fun at all.
Hello azmomma3, There is actually three drawers on each side. We're sorry for the confusion. The alternate photos show the other side. I hope this helps, thanks for shopping with us.
overstockcustomercare1 on Apr 22, 2014
How thick should the mattress be for this bed 6", 8" or 9" inches thick?76nikki on Feb 1, 2014Please enter a valid question.Answer This Question
Hi 76nikki, there is no certain size mattress that is needed for this bed, any height size bed will work. I hope this helps, thanks for shopping with us.overstockcustomercare1 on Feb 9, 2014
Can the drawers be put on either side of the bed depending on which side is against a wall?pibby321 on Jan 22, 2014Please enter a valid question.Answer This Question
Thank you for contacting us pibby321. You can have the drawer on either side of the bed. The head and foot board are the same so the user just needs to turn the bed so the drawers are on the desired side. Please let me know if you have any other questions.overstockcustomercare1 on Feb 4, 2014
Hello, gizzmo88. Hope your day is going well. The mattress is sold separately. Thank you for shopping with us and please feel free to contact us again with any further questions.
overstockcustomercare1 on Jun 18, 2013
Hello whiterabbit, The weight limit is 250Lbs evenly distributed. Thank you for shopping with us.overstockcustomercare1 on May 10, 2013
About how long does it take to put this bed together for a person without any experience assembling furniture? How hard is it to do it? Do you require any special tools?reviewguy7 on Sep 30, 2012Please enter a valid question.Answer This Question
The time it takes to put it together depends on the person. Please take some time to read first hand accounts about assembling the unit for a better idea. No special tools are required thats not already provided.overstockcustomercare1 on Oct 1, 2012
For a person without any experience, about how long does it take to assemble this bed? Do I need special tools? How hard is it to put it together?reviewguy7 on Sep 30, 2012Please enter a valid question.Answer This Question
According to the reviews of other customers who have purchased this product, the assembly process was lengthy. However, it was worth the effort because most were impressed with the end result.overstockcustomercare1 on Oct 1, 2012
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