Enhance an outdated bedroom with this sophisticated black platform storage queen-size bed, which features excellent space to store sheets, bedside reading, and other items. With its six storage drawers, this queen-size bed is functional and beautiful. ...more
I bought this because we were looking for an alternative to chest of drawers taking up too much space in our small bedroom. I must admit I expected the worst after reading reviews of other similar beds..complaints of broken pieces, 7 hour set up times, crazy directions, etc..So when three boxes showed up I thought I'd be at it all day and night getting this thing together if it was even in one piece. To my delight everything arrived undamaged, and matched description exactly. The assembly wasn't terrible although it will take you about 2 1/2 hours and a friend to help once you get to the point you start standing things up for assembly. Drawers glide smoothly and are actually quite a nice size. The whole thing looks great assembled and I've gotten compliments on it already from family. We did use our box spring because my hubby was worried the slats wouldn't make for a good nights sleep with just a mattress over top. Makes the bed a bit taller than we are used to but I actually like the effect...great buy for the money so far!
Did the color match the color displayed onsite? Yes
How is the quality of the product? As expected for pressboard
Did the description onsite accurately describe the product? Yes
Overall, this was a great purchase for the price and I'm very satisfied. The assembly does require two strong people, as the pieces are extremely heavy. It doesn't look fancy by any means, but it certainly doesn't look cheap either.
What I like:
The size fits a queen bed perfectly and there aren't sharp corners that I bang my shins on
The design is unassuming and the drawers slide very easily - no sticking or splintery pieces
What I don't like:
The sides are flush to the floor, but the front and back ends have very narrow openings that things can roll under (like an earring) and be extremely difficult to retrieve
The bottoms of the drawers are quite flimsy so you can't really fill them all the way, and definitely not with anything heavy (like books or papers)
How did the color on site compare with the actual product? accurate
Please tell us about the quality of the product. good
How accurate was the on site description of the product? accurate
Great bed for the price. Assembly wasn't complicated (we did have a drill and hammer in the house to accelerate assembly). Very comfortable slat system and fantastic storage capacity with 6 full drawers (we got some drawer organizers from the Container Store and it made it even better).
How did the color on site compare with the actual product? Color as described
Please tell us about the quality of the product. Good
How accurate was the on site description of the product? Accurate
Overall, this is a nice bed, especially for the price. However, we purchased this bed for our six year old son. We liked the idea of drawers for storage and the simple lines. We are now looking for a new bed and will be getting rid of this one. The bed has been offgasing for a few months now. We expected the fumes to eventually disappear and they havent. My sons bedroom smells of particle board and nasty fumes especially when the room warms up. He has complained of headaches and not feeling well since he began sleeping in this bed. I wouldnt recommend it for children if they have any type of sensitivities. I have slept in it and the odor is apparent. Probably great for a guest room but not for kids.
Hello natalie8, This bed is beautiful! This product ships in three boxes. I hope this helps. Thanks for shopping with us.overstockcustomercare1 on Sep 15, 2013
I bought this bed in May, and this morning one of the drawers broke. The track rippped from the wood, bending in an odd shape and partially destroying the drawer. Can I have a replacement drawer sent?
Thank youmarifranz on Sep 1, 2013Please enter a valid question.Answer This Question
Thank you for your inquiry; you will be contacted by Customer Care. Have a great day.overstockcustomercare1 on Sep 9, 2013
The extra weight combined with the weight of two people might be a concern because the unit is not meant to be used that way. In many cases you should be fine the bed is made to hold alot of weight but unfortunately I am unable to determine beyond a shadow of a doubt that you will be ok with a box spring. I apologize for the inconvenience.overstockcustomercare1 on Jan 16, 2013
Could you clarify a couple of questions. You said the bed in the photo had a box spring. It doesn't appear to. Does it need a box spring.
Someone else asked if you could use a different headboard. You said that maybe they wanted a different bed if they didn't want to keep the headboard. You also said the headboard wasn't included so that sounds like you can't keep it you would need to purchase it. Can you use a different headboard?terit00 on Nov 1, 2012Please enter a valid question.Answer This Question
You are not required to use a box spring for this bed. Also, it is okay to use a different headboard as well.overstockcustomercare1 on Nov 6, 2012
What is the model number and price of the headboard attached to this platform bed??rosemaker on Oct 27, 2012Please enter a valid question.Answer This Question
The queen-size headboard in black is item number 13302605 and it currently sells for $96.99. The espresso-color queen headboard is item number 13302604, and it priced the same. overstockcustomercare1 on Oct 28, 2012
The headboard model number is B-6000-YALE. Please see item #13302605 for further information.overstockcustomercare1 on Oct 30, 2012
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