What is a box spring?

What is a box spring?

Box springs are the mattress foundation that sits under most mattresses and functions both to absorb shock from nighttime movement and to elevate the mattress to a sitting position. Now rimmed with wood and covered in cloth, bed box springs are a much-needed upgrade to bedsprings of mattresses of old.

Is a low profile box spring right for You?

With the height of many mattresses varying considerably from one model to the next, it’s worth noting that a low-profile box spring can help the owner get in and out of bed more easily if the mattress it is paired with has a taller profile. Popular box spring-only values include models from Eclipse, Spring Air, and Royal.

How to choose the right mattress and box spring for You?

Choose a foam mattress and box spring that comforts you just right! The split box spring Queen and Queen size box spring adds durability and a supportive base across the bottom of your mattress. Find mattress and box spring sets in all shapes and sizes for awesome sleep solutions!

Does big Lots have a queen size box spring?

Big Lots has everything you need to create a comforting sleep atmosphere. Starting with mattresses, a foam mattress is a great choice. The Queen size box spring or split box spring queen pairs with a Queen mattress that’s offered with a large variety of features. Find the perfect one for your master or guest room.

A boxspring is a support for your mattress that’s manufactured to be the same size as the bed. It consists of a wooden frame filled with springs (or a metal grid) and wrapped in fabric. It sits directly under the mattress, providing support. The box spring is intended to serve a few purposes:

What is the difference between a box spring and a foundation?

Typically box springs are designed to sit on top of a bed frame. A foundation is another type of support system that usually consists of wooden slats or flat solid frames. They function similarly to box springs, but they don’t actually contain metal springs.

Do you need a box spring for a foam bed?

Box springs are designed for use with innerspring beds, and some models do not provide the same type of rigid support needed for a foam bed. To determine whether or not you need a box spring, it’s helpful to read the recommendations of your bed’s manufacturer.