A Guide To Choosing The Right Mattress For You


Once you’ve chosen your desired handmade wooden bed frame, it is equally – if not more important to spend time choosing the ideal mattress for you, ensuring it is the correct type for your body, your requirements and your bed frame.  Remember, a comfortable bed consists of the bed frame AND the mattress working collectively, so do not consider them in isolation! And all of our mattresses can suit our wide variety of bed frames including the Low Bed range and the Space Saver range. We also offer a bespoke service so that our mattresses can be manufactured to a specific size required for your bed.

We always advise our clients to select the best mattress they can feasibly afford.  Mattresses are often neglected with customers focusing heavily on the bed frame itself, but on average a person will spent roughly a third of their daily cycle sleeping so it is an area that you don’t want to be cutting corners.  If chosen wisely and maintained, a mattress should last 8-10 years, giving you countless hours of comfortable sleep and guaranteeing you wake up ready to tackle anything life throws at you.

Choosing a mattress is a matter of preference but also your well-being.  If chosen diligently and looked after it will maintain its structure, comfort and continue to give support to your back, limbs and spine – fundamental for good posture and continued health. Continue reading

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Unleashing The Low Tokyo Bed!

The Low Tokyo Bed - Low Beds by Get Laid Beds

Following the success of the Low Oriental Bed, we have introduced a new bed frame into the range – The Low Tokyo Bed. Similar to the Low Oriental Bed, it sits 4 inches off the group, therefore can be used in a variety of settings, be it a box room or spare room, it can be used as a guest bed, loft bed or attic bed.

The simple, elegant design offers the same unique style as its predecessor, however possesses a slightly taller headboard for extra support.

Sleek and modern, this bed is a great addition to complete your individual taste – although the bed frame itself comes standardised there a various ways in which you can customise the low bed to fit in seamlessly with its surroundings or be the centrepiece of your bedroom.

Firstly you have selected that the Low Tokyo Bed is the perfect wooden bed for you can select how big you want to go – we offer a selection of UK and European bed sizes as standard, starting with a small single bed and going all the way through to a Super Caesar Bed. If you are after something more specific and tailor-made this is also possible as all of our beds are fully bespoke and made to order.

Once you’re happy with the size, the next step is to select the material. If you select the solid pine finish there are a variety of satin finishes to suit your needs ranging from a dark and sumptuous chocolate all the way to white. If a durable and classy Hardwood is what you are after then we have a selection of hardwoods including Oak, cherry, Maple, Beech, Ash, Walnut or Mahogany – all with a clear satin finish.

Once you are happy with the final design of your Low Tokyo Bed – why not have one of our highly recommended mattress to suit, please click here to view our range of open coil, pocket sprung or memory foam mattresses.

All our Low Beds are handmade by skilled craftsmen and experienced bedmakers in our factory in Leicestershire. With years of manufacturing experience these bespoke beds including the Low Tokyo Bed are made to the highest quality using strong, durable and sustainable wood in combination with Mortise and Tenon joints which are renowned for being long-lasting.

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By George! It’s A Royal Baby Boy!


The Royal baby has finally arrived after months of speculation regarding the gender and the name of the future royal. Earlier this week, Kate Middleton gave birth to a healthy baby boy and has named him mere days after his arrival unlike other royal infants in the earlier years of the monarchy. Crowds have been drawn to the modern royals and bets were placed at bookmakers throughout the country for the future name of the latest royal arrival. Continue reading

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European / IKEA Mattress Dimensions Now Available!


European Bed Sizes – At Get Laid Beds Ltd, we understand the ever changing demands and needs of our customers and therefore are always listening to customer feedback from existing and potential customers. We pride ourselves in delivering a high quality product with unrivalled customer satisfaction

Through listening to what the market needs, we now offer more bed frame and mattress sizes as standard than our competitors and we have made it possible to purchase any of our existing range of handmade wooden bed frames in a European Single, Double, King or Super King size. Continue reading

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The Four Poster Bed – Iconic and Sophisticated


For centuries The Four Poster Bed has been the go-to design for those wanting the next level of bedroom comfort and luxury and even today, they still symbolise abundance and opulence.

The Four Poster Bed was first invented in Europe and was initially developed from simpler bed frames at the time due to wealthy noble-men and landowners wanting to exhibit their position in society. For this reason, they were constructed bigger more flamboyant than anything that had previously been seen. Robust and expensive Hardwoods were used as the materials draped in luxurious fabrics such as velvets and fine wools. The four posts not only provided the bed with an extra level of privacy but also trapped heat inside – vital in the cold unheated homes at the time. Continue reading

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Tight For Space? Consider A Space Saver Bed!

Low Oriental Bed Space Saver Bed

At Get Laid Beds, we believe our stylish bed should not compromise comfort and space within the home and to maximise the bed space available to you. Therefore we are introducing our new range of wooden beds – the Space Saver Bed range.

Families grow, jobs change and hobbies come and go. With the average bedroom size decreasing inversely proportionally to the amount of ‘clutter’ we now all possess – everyone is keen to take advantage of any extra space within the home

Our new Space Saver Bed Range works by superseding the concept of the mattress sitting within the bed frame but instead sitting flush directly on top of the bed frame.

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An Extra Large Bed To Suit The Most Adventurous


I am sure, for those who heard when Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie expressed their needs for an 11ft bed because their 9ft bed wasn’t big enough for their growing family, the thought of having an extra large bed no doubt went through each and every one of our minds and if you didn’t, I’m sure it is now.

Perhaps the thought of having a lazy Sunday to do nothing but lie in front of the TV, or spend some good family time after a busy day at work or perhaps just simply to not be kicked in the shins or elbowed in the face throughout the night.

Because of this and through market research we have expanded the range of bed sizes we can now offer, originally topping off with a 6ft Super King Bed, over the past few years we have developed our range and now offer the following extra large bed sizes: Continue reading

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Introducing The New Hardwood Bed Range


At Get Laid Beds, we understand how hard it can be to choose your ideal bed, especially with the choices available when it comes to handmade beds.  Our new hardwood range of wooden beds may make that decision slightly easier.

From our classic wooden bed designs to our newer, more contemporary designs – our entire range of beds are now upgradable from a Solid Scandinavian Pine finish to a Solid Hardwood finish, including Oak, Cherry, Maple, Beech, Ash, Walnut and Mahogany.

What is Hardwood?

Hardwood is wood from broad-leaved angiosperm trees, and are mostly deciduous, whereas softwood Continue reading

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Low Four Poster Bed – Our Newest Addition


Introducing our newest product to the range, “The Low Four Poster Bed” – This latest design features the elegance that a four poster offers but with a modern and unique twist. It’s low profile will create the boldest of statements and is now a staff favourite!

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Don’t Let The Bedbugs Bite!


When you were a child were you warned about the nasty bed bugs biting you in your sleep? It always makes children laugh but many people don’t realise how true a threat this actually is!

The “Bedbug” or Cimex Lectularius (to give the thing it’s latin name) has been regarded as a human parasite for literally thousands of years. This is because they feed pretty much exclusively from our blood.

They were given the name “Bedbug” because the bedroom is generally where they choose to live and breed – more specifically near to or inside your mattress or headboard! Whilst they are not exclusively nocturnal creatures they have a tendency to be most active when we go to sleep. They are extremely tiny and we usually wouldn’t know if they were feeding on us.

If this wasn’t enough to make you consider buying a new bed and mattress or just replacing your bedding then just think about all the millions of dead skin cells and hair follicles that your old mattress plays home to! Time for a change? Check out the range on our website.

We didn’t want to haunt your thoughts with a picture of a bed bug so heres one of a sleepy sealion, enjoy!

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