California King Beds
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California King Beds You Will Love
Sometimes the regular king size bed does not give you the length you need. If you are tall and don’t love having your toes hang over the bed, check out RC Willey’s California king beds. A California king size bed frame takes four inches from the width of the original king bed and adds those four inches to the length. We have many different styles of beds to choose from.
Upholstered California beds are a popular and timeless choice. For a bed to be placed in the upholstered category, it must consist of a layer of padding with textile to cover it. The two most popular options for textiles are either leather or fabric. Choosing an upholstered bed will help your room have a classy vibe.
A California king platform bed is a great choice if you are looking for something a little more simple. It has a sturdy base that is lower to the ground. Another benefit of a platform bed is that it gets rid of the need to buy a box spring. The platform bed supports the mattress by itself.
More grandiose in their structure, they offer a headboard with a slight curve as well as a footboard. Not a huge fan of the curved look but enjoy everything else about the sleigh style? Don’t worry. We have sleigh beds that have little to no curve at all but keep all the other elements of the traditional sleigh bed.
When you aren’t sure what kind of California king bed frame you want, a headboard is a great solution. Sometimes the extra hassle and space of a full bed frame can be a bit much, especially for a smaller space. Choosing a headboard can save room while still giving you the style you want.
Frequently Asked California King Bed Questions
- Why is it called a California king? What does California king bed mean?
- How big is a California king size bed?
The most popular theory as to where these beds got their name begins after World War II. A California merchant thought that Californians in big houses deserved a grander bed. Thus, he created the California king bed. The name simply implies that it is longer than a typical king bed.
One common misconception about California king beds is that they are larger than a regular king bed. While they are four inches longer than king beds, they are smaller in width. Their exact dimensions are 72 inches by 84 inches. Overall, their surface areas are the same. Make your selection based on whether you’d rather have more space in your length or width. Learn more about bed sizes and dimensions with our guide.