how to mattresses measure up
Latosleep® ’s guide to finding the perfect size mattress
MEASUREMENTS & DIMENSIONS
sizing up your situation
Beyond personal preference, there are various factors to take into account before picking a mattress size. For example: How big is your bedroom? Do you share the bed with a partner or pets? Is living space or sleeping space more important to you? We’ve illustrated all four standard mattress sizes to give you a better idea about which mattress is appropriate for you.shop the mattress
At 36 inches wide by 78 inches long, a Single mattress is the smallest bed on the market. Its compact footprint means it’s ideal for children and single adults. A single is also great for individuals with small living spaces, such as studio apartments.
The double slightly longer cousin, the double mattress is the most popular size for college dorm rooms. It’s twelve inches longer than a Single, making it 48 inches wide and 78 inches long. In addition to students, at double mattress is a good solution for taller teenagers and individual adults with limited space.
The most popular mattress size around, the queen mattress fits best in a master bedroom that’s at least 10 x 10 square feet. At 60 inches wide and 78 inches long, the queen offers plenty of space for couples or individuals who like having extra room to move around in bed.
At 72 inches wide and 78 inches long, the king mattress is large enough to accommodate couples who share the bed with their children or a sizeable pet. Owning a king requires a spacious master bedroom, preferably at least 12 x 10 square feet..