Low Profile Bed Vs Standard

It’s a common question among car enthusiasts, low profile bed vs standard bed. When comparing low profile bed frame vs standard bed frame, there are a few things that must be considered. For one thing, most builders use low profile bed frames in the winter to avoid over working the springs and shocks on a truck or SUV. By using low profile bed frames, they are also able to avoid damaging the truck or SUV by moving the frame over on top of it.

Kelly Clarkson Home Servier Twin Low Profile Standard Bed
Kelly Clarkson Home Servier Twin Low Profile Standard Bed

Using a low profile bed is a good thing to do when you’re considering whether or not to go with low-profile or standard bed. Not only will it give your truck or SUV a sleeker look, but it will also help the bed of your truck work better and stay on better. In addition, low profile bed frames help keep your vehicle’s weight off of the ground, improving handling and gas mileage.

However, low profile bed frames can’t just be any low profile bed. The way that they’re built has an impact on how well they work. For one thing, low profile metal frames are cut with profiles that are much closer than standard bed frames. The closer spaced profiles help reduce ground resistance. In addition, the close spacing means that less reinforcement is necessary to hold the bed in place. This means less weight can be placed on the bed, which means a lighter vehicle overall.

There are some drawbacks to low profile bed frames, though. Most low profile beds are limited in terms of the available options. Beds with this type of construction generally have no clearance, meaning the frames are set up as if they were meant for storage and not passenger transportation. Depending on how you plan to use the bed, this could be a deal breaker. If you only need a low profile bed for storage, then it might be acceptable, but it might not be worth the investment.

Andover Mills™ McMillan Tufted Upholstered Low Profile
Andover Mills™ McMillan Tufted Upholstered Low Profile

Standard frames have clearance. Therefore, the space that the bed takes up can be increased without sacrificing the ability to drive or tow. This is the most popular option for low profile bed buyers. However, if you need more passenger space, you may have to give up some cargo space in order to make the bed work.

Red Barrel Studio® Buhler Queen Upholstered Low Profile
Red Barrel Studio® Buhler Queen Upholstered Low Profile

Of course, there are more things to consider than how your new bed looks. Do you need to pay more for your low profile bed? While a standard bed will usually have the same performance, you may have to pay extra for the premium low profile bed types. In addition, if you plan to put a camper on the bed, you’ll probably want a stronger frame than a standard bed. Some manufacturers offer frames that are rated to support the extra weight.

You can save money on your high quality low profile bed purchase by shopping at a warehouse store rather than purchasing at home center warehouses. At home centers buy directly from the manufacturer and pass the savings along to their customers. By purchasing at a warehouse store, you can get better pricing. You also won’t have to wait as long to get the bed you want. You can shop any time of day. In addition, if your high quality bed is damaged and you need it immediately, you can get it out fast and without having to pay the price of repair.

If you’re looking for a bed that will perform like new, even after numerous use, consider a low profile bed. These beds have all the same features of the high quality models, such as full suspension, aluminum frame, and high quality springs. The low profile bed will perform like new even after many hundreds of use or years. So, this is one case where buying the best bed at the best price makes more sense than just buying an older model and then replacing it soon after.

Union Rustic Maxie Tufted Low Profile Standard Bed
Union Rustic Maxie Tufted Low Profile Standard Bed

Three Posts Troutdale Tufted Upholstered Low Profile
Three Posts Troutdale Tufted Upholstered Low Profile

One Allium Way® Devito King Low Profile Standard Bed
One Allium Way® Devito King Low Profile Standard Bed

Latitude Run Tufted Upholstered Low Profile Standard Bed
Latitude Run Tufted Upholstered Low Profile Standard Bed

Hooker Furniture Corsica Tufted Upholstered Low Profile
Hooker Furniture Corsica Tufted Upholstered Low Profile

Ebern Designs Tufted Upholstered Low Profile Standard Bed
Ebern Designs Tufted Upholstered Low Profile Standard Bed

Mercer41 Edmonds Upholstered Low Profile Standard Bed
Mercer41 Edmonds Upholstered Low Profile Standard Bed

Canora Grey Weatherall Tufted Low Profile Standard Bed
Canora Grey Weatherall Tufted Low Profile Standard Bed

Andover Mills™ Pascal Tufted Upholstered Low Profile
Andover Mills™ Pascal Tufted Upholstered Low Profile

Latitude Run® Tufted Upholstered Low Profile Standard Bed
Latitude Run® Tufted Upholstered Low Profile Standard Bed

Red Barrel Studio® Silveira Queen Tufted Upholstered Low
Red Barrel Studio® Silveira Queen Tufted Upholstered Low

Kelly Clarkson Home Servier Low Profile Standard Bed
Kelly Clarkson Home Servier Low Profile Standard Bed

Red Barrel Studio Blithe Tufted Upholstered Low Profile
Red Barrel Studio Blithe Tufted Upholstered Low Profile

Zipcode Design™ Pomfret Upholstered Low Profile Standard
Zipcode Design™ Pomfret Upholstered Low Profile Standard

Three Posts Bartow Low Profile Standard Bed & Reviews
Three Posts Bartow Low Profile Standard Bed & Reviews

Rosecliff Heights Stretford Solid Wood Low Profile