Bed Side Rails For People Who Are At Risk Of Falling Out Of Bed

SandraMcelroyBy SandraMcelroyDec 13, 20170

Bed rails are used to keep people from falling out of their beds when they move around or roll while they are sleeping. There are as many kinds of bed rail as there are kinds of beds to install bed side rails onto.

Did you know that you can use bed side rails for various reasons and ways? Here are some of the crucial functions of bed side rails:

Essential Functions Of Bed Side Rails

Essential Functions Of Bed Side Rails

While protective bed rails are the most common function of bed side rails (such as the bed rails that are used on children’s bunk beds, bed rails for elderly sleepers, bed rails for hospital beds to prevent hospital patients from falling, and truck bed rails for the sleeping quarters of a cargo truck) there are also a variety of more decorative bed rails.

In most cases, however, people find bed side rails to be annoying if there is not a specific reason to have bed side rails along the sides of the bed for protection. People like to be able to sit on the edge of their bed comfortably and to be able to easily crawl in and out of bed when they are tired, which can be more of a challenge if the bed has bed side rails installed.

Different Sizes Of Bed Side Rails

Bed side rails for a rail guard bed liner can come in all different sizes for the most common sizes of bed frames, from twin bed rails and full size bed rails to queen bed rails and king size bed rails. Full to queen size bed converter rails and other types are also available in some cases if you want to use the same rails on a larger bed.

Bed rail caps can make the tops of bed rails less uncomfortable for people who brush against them while crawling over them. Bed side rails also attach to the frame of a bed in different ways, whether that be some kind of slit in the case of slotted bed rails, or whether they simply hang from a number of bed rail hooks. The slotted kind is usually the most secure next to the kind that is simply an irremovable part of the bed frame.

Conclusion

Conclusion

Bed side rails are a common bed accessory and in many cases are a part of the bed frame package that you buy, so you can get cheap beds mattresses and bed rails in the same package and at the same place. Whatever kind of bed side rails you get make sure that you carry out the installation correctly and see that all of the connections between the bed side rails and the frame are secure so that your bed side rails can best carry out their function of keeping people safely on the bed.

SandraMcelroy
This is Sandra McElroy. My mission is to help BedtimeFriends readers research, & pick mattresses & various other sleep products that suit their needs, & budget.
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