We love this bed. It was easy to assemble and looks great. The only problem was it only has two center supports, so the bed would creak and if you sit on the end of the bed you will not be supported. This is the only reason I didn't give it an excellent rating. Easy fix - two 9-inch 1x2's screwed into the center slat.
How did the color on site compare with the actual product? The color is darker than pictured.
Please tell us about the quality of the product. Excellent
How accurate was the on site description of the product? Very accurate
Very easy to put together. I was worried that there were no notches to show where some of the screws were to be placed, but it was simple to figure out. The size of all dimensions were just right for our new house with a smaller master room. Our 14" memory foam mattress fits snug and nearly doubles the floor height. If you had a thinner mattress, it might not look right or be comfortable climbing in or out.
How did the color on site compare with the actual product? exact match
Please tell us about the quality of the product. great
How accurate was the on site description of the product? right on
This is a beautiful bedroom set. We have the queen size bed and the credenza and recently increased to a King size bed. Unfortunately, the King headboard arrived damaged. It seemed clear to us that this happened in shipping. The corner of the headboard was completely broken. The product is out of stock and so we are unable to get a replacement. However, the customer service at Overstock was prompt and attentive. We were issued a refund within 1 business day. I have ordered furniture and home accessories from Overstock for years and this was the first damaged item. I am impressed by the customer service.
For starters the price was right in the ball park i wanted to spend and it being solid wood, can't go too wrong. Mind you it isn't solid piece of wood, but peices put together, but at leaset it isn't particle board. so here are my pros and cons:
-Note: I have a memory foam mattress-
Tools: Electric drill and a socket wrench (the provide tools that work pretty good, but increase building timeframe)
Built in about a hour and a half (including prep time, laying everything out before building)
Price-allowed me to buy a box spring that i highly recommend getting. You can get them for less than 300 if you shop around.
Style-dark tobacco brown wood looks great and gives a unique look that you don't get in similar priced furniture
Strength-holds up two adults, sometimes dogs and a bun in the oven no problem. Buy a box spring though, read cons.
Puting it together was pretty straight forward, but you'll need to a second hand when you get to the slats
Slats start to sag over time and a memory foam mattress really helps you know that it is happening. Bought a box spring and never looked back.
Sleeps low too, my boxer kept staring me in the face when i was woke up each morning. Bought a box sping and never looked back.
Buy a box of self drilling wood screws (about a inch and a half in length) to keep everything sturdy, you'll want to screw in each slat. With a boxspring i still recommend doing this.
there are two small legs tht attach to two slats that provide center support, if you move the bed around at all; make sure the legs are recentered.
I've already moved once with this bed and it still going strong, something else you don't get in this price range.
Hope this info helped
The bed and night stands were easy to assemble and the color and design are just like the picture! We are soooo pleased with it and the value can't be beat!!
We have a normal tempurpedic box spring and a tempurpedic mattress....they work great with the bed and you still can see the head board even though the box spring brings up the mattress level. Our bed is heavy and still feels very secure. There is no squeaking or creaking and the bed frame feels very solid! With our king size mattress measurements it fits just right....no extra room to tuck in the bed spread and that is A OK since it is much easier to make the bed!
The bed looks just like the pictures. Very beautiful color and style. It shipped to my home very quickly, only taking 5 days to arrive. It ended up being delivered about a week before my new mattress. I left the parts in the boxes until my mattress arrived. To my disappointment when I opened the boxes this weekend the headboard was damaged on one corner. Then upon closer inspection it appears it must have been tipped over during the packing process as you can see the three panels that make the headboard are knocked out of place. I called customer support and the gentleman I spoke was very helpful and placed a replacement part request for me and let me know I would hear from them in 2-5 business days on whether it was approved. I saved for over a year to buy this bed and a new mattress, really hoping Overstock.com makes right and sends me a new headboard that isn't damaged. Will append review upon resolution of replacement part and actually getting to put the bed together!
We choose to fit in a small room and to limit how much the window would be blocked by headboard. Too many on the market are 60" high and in small rooms with window placement from the 60s", which didn't account for King beds this has worked out quite well. The wood is nice, not sure I like the inconsistent stain pattern, however I have some designer store products that quality is probably equal. Initial headboard was damaged and OS was very helpful for a reshipment of the piece, probably a shipping issue (understandable based on shape and weight). The foot board was missing the metal triangle brackets needed for the legs to insert. Because OS did not have take back the damaged headboard, we were able to pull the parts from there. We also had to manipulate the frame bracketing. We have Tempurpedic and the box spring is solid wood all around, unlike most box springs that give, Tempurpedic does not. We are thankful our handyman is handy, otherwise it would have been returned. We did not experience any support issues like others have mentioned. For the price it's reasonable and functions the way we want, keeps pillows from falling to baseboard heating and doesn't' block the window very much at all. Overall happy.
The look of this bed was exactly what we were hoping for. It is very solid, the styling is clean and simple, and the color is beautiful.
It was not complicated to put together, though you need a good screwdriver to get through all of the slats. And a measuring tape, if you want to be sure your slats are evenly spaced.
This was our first platform bed, and after using it for a couple of weeks, I no longer have any worries about slat breakage or bed collapse or feeling like I'm sleeping on the floor. I find it more comfortable than boxsprings in that it's a more forgiving surface. Overall, we are super-pleased with the bed (and the nightstands that match).
Loves the headboard, but shipping was rough. They had to ship it four time before it arrived not damaged. First chipped in front, second split in half on the bottom, third cracked on the top corner. Finally the fourth made it after I explained the shipping services used where not handling it proper. Ugh...
Love the bed, wood headboard and stain is gorgeous. It was also fairly easy to put together with 2 people. Biggest issue with this bed is the center support. We have a king size tempurpedic and find it's too heavy for the center wood supports. There are only 2 small wood stands that screw into the entire center rail of the bedframe which rest against the floor. These have buckled a few times now, esp if the bed moves. The center rail is also cut a bit short so it also it feels a bit weak. When you look at the mattress on the bedframe, you can see the center dips just slightly. We plan on reinforcing this sometime in the near future.
Yes. It's very sturdy. However, we did have to put supports under the bed along the middle due to it being a king and so wide. The mattress sagged in middle when we'd lay on it. You couldn't see the sag but you definitely tended to roll towards the middle.teeandcdd on Feb 24, 2014
Thank you for shopping with us furni2. I did not find this bed in charcoal. I will leave a link to black king size beds with the hope that something will catch your eye. Have a nice day.overstockcustomercare1 on Feb 24, 2014
Thank you for shopping with us shiya. The bed is 100% rubber wood. Have a great day.overstockcustomercare1 on Feb 10, 2014
The following are the dimensions for this bed frame given in the description: "Overall Dimensions: 77.8 inches x 85 inches x 43.3 inches". Do these refer to the outsides of the bed? If so, what would be the dimensions for the mattess that would fit right into this frame? It seems standard king memory foam mattresses are 75 x 79.5 and that would leave almost 5 inches of empty space length-wise, which worries me.monbox on Jan 9, 2014Please enter a valid question.Answer This Question
Thank you for shopping with us monbox. The dimensions listed are taken from the outside of the bed. The bed is designed to support a king mattress that is 76 inches by 80 inches. We have confirmed these measurements. Have a great day. overstockcustomercare1 on Jan 9, 2014
Hello danyaf, Items are restocked as they become available; however we cannot guarantee an Item will be restocked. Thank you for shopping with us.
overstockcustomercare1 on Nov 12, 2013
Have had the bead for a few months ago - and am overall happy. I am however trying to fix a squeak. Are there recommended steps for this?
Also - is there a PDF I can download of the assembly - in case we move?mjkessel on Oct 7, 2013Please enter a valid question.Answer This Question
Hello mjkessel, we will have Customer Care contact you right away. Thank you for shopping with us. overstockcustomercare1 on Oct 7, 2013
Hi vsiddhartha, thank you for your inquiry. The height from the slats to the floor is 11 inches. The bottom of the side rails to the ground is 6 inches. The mattress sits a few inches in the frame so it is secure when sleeping. We hope this helps. Thanks for shopping with us. overstockcustomercare1 on Sep 16, 2013
Thank you for shopping with us wasabima. The wood is stained and solid. Have a great day.overstockcustomercare1 on Jul 29, 2013
I have a termperpedic adjustable bed, which uses it's own king size bedframe. It will fit inside the frame of this bed (per measurements given) but I need to know if the interior of the platform is completely open, or if there are any attached/permanent part of the supports under the mattress area. Basically, is the area directly under the mattress completely open until you assemble the bed and put the support slats in?rzuest on Jul 12, 2013Please enter a valid question.Answer This Question
Hello, rzuest. Hope your day is going well. The interior of the platform is completely open, no attached/permanent part of the supports under the mattress area until the bed is assembled. FYI the bed come with 2 support legs. However, unfortunately, this item is currently out of stock. Items are restocked as they become available but we cannot predict when or guarantee an item will be restocked. Please feel free to check back with us periodically to see if the item has returned. Thank you for shopping with us and please feel free to contact us again with any further questions.
overstockcustomercare1 on Jul 25, 2013
Thank you for your question weezymoore. I am so sorry this item is currently out of stock. If you would put your email in on the right side of the page we can notify you if we get more in. Thank you and have a great day.overstockcustomercare1 on Jun 20, 2013
What is the weight limit for this bed (mattress plus sleepers)? Can extra slats be added to increase it?dman1367 on Apr 22, 2013Please enter a valid question.Answer This Question
Thank you dman1367 for allowing us to help you today. The Vilas Platform King Size Bed is designed for use without a box spring so it has a multitude of slats and a central brace to support it very well without the box spring. This we found on the products description page and as far as a weight limit I have not been able to find one. Now I have found "similar" beds and the weight limit that is suggested for them is no more than 600lbs spread evenly over the bed so I would think that this would be the same as well. We hope this helps and thank you for shopping at Overstock.com.overstockcustomercare1 on Apr 29, 2013
How does the frame fit together? Is it with wooden dowels or a metal bracket or something else?tudorjl on Apr 10, 2013Please enter a valid question.Answer This Question
Metal brackets at each of the corners.bwa921 on Apr 11, 2013
What is the thickness of the headboard, and the thickness of the side rails?jackiemaek on Feb 22, 2013Please enter a valid question.Answer This Question
The head board is 2 ½ inches thick and the side rails are ½ inch thick. Happy shopping with our everyday low prices. overstockcustomercare1 on Feb 26, 2013
My memory foam mattress is 11.5 inches thick. one of the "reviews" stated that their 14 inch mattress was a perfect size and that any one that had a thinner mattress would think it was uncomfortable getting in and out of the bed (where the rails meet the mattress). I want this bed, but i'm trying to avoid purchasing a box spring... So i'm guessing my question is how thick does one's memory foam mattress need to be WITHOUT a box spring to be comfortable?candicembrown on Feb 13, 2013Please enter a valid question.Answer This Question
Thanks for your interest, this bed offers slats so you wouldnt need a box spring. the side rails are approx 8 inches high so I think you mattress would work fine with this bed. overstockcustomercare1 on Feb 15, 2013
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