There is something very cool about having an iron bed. They have a great look to them, and they tend to be very sturdy and will last for a long time. You may have to replace your mattress and bedsprings many times before you have to think about replacing the frame if you own iron beds. They may cost a little more, but the ones that are well made are going to last for a very long time. However, there can be problems with them, and anyone thinking about buying one for a child should think twice. Some iron beds are okay for children, but you have to watch what they look like when you buy them.
Some have really great embellishments on them. They may have what looks like ivy climbing around the frame with leaves. These are made of iron as well. These can be serious problems if you have young children in the house. They can get hurt if they have an iron bed like that, and if you have one, they can get hurt there as well.
When children are involved, you have to go for something simple. You also have to remember that an iron bed can be very heavy. You may not want to have one if you aren’t in your own home. If you have to move time and time again, you are going to grow to hate your bed. They are lovely, and they are sturdy, but they can be a pain to move. Any home with structure problems should not have a waterbed, and that might be said for very heavy iron beds as well. They are usually fine, but they may damage an old floor that does not have the support it should have for such a bed. You can find iron beds anywhere you buy furniture. Though most people like to have a simple wood frame and headboard on their bed, there are more ornate iron beds out there for those who are looking for that special look in their bedroom. You will have to pay more, but they are often worth the price.
You may find some online as well, but remember to ask about shipping costs before you buy. They can be very heavy, and that means shipping costs can be very high. If you can find a really great deal though, you may still pay less after you have added shipping than you may have to pay in a retail store nearby.