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Which Mattress Size is Right For You?
Before purchasing a new bed make sure you know what size your current mattress is or what size you would like to have in the future. Below is a chart of the most common sizes for the United States, UK, and Asia.
CALIFORNIA KING: A mattress that measures 72 inches wide and 84 inches long.
EASTERN KING: Also called KING size, a mattress that measures 76 inches wide and 80 inches long.
QUEEN: A mattress that measures 60 inches wide and 80 inches long.
TWIN/SINGLE: A mattress that measures 39 inches wide and 75 inches long.
DOUBLE: Also called FULL or REGULAR size, a mattress measures 54 inches wide and 75 inches long.
Below is a mattress size chart for your quick reference:
|International Mattress Sizes|
|Size||US / Canada||Europe (UK)||Asia|
|California King||84" x 72"|
|Eastern King / King||80" x 76"||78" x 60"||78" x 72" x 22"|
|Queen||80" x 60"|
|Twin / Single||75" x 39"||75" x 36"||78" x 42" x 22"|
|Double / Full / Regular||75" x 54"||75" x 54"||78" x 48" x 22"|
How to Care for Solid Wood Furniture
Take the time to learn how to care for your solid wood furniture and it will last for generations. Our hand carved mahogany furniture is created by expert craftsmen, so you only need to do basic maintenance to keep it looking beautiful.Basic Care for Wood Furniture There are some basic precautions you can take to care [...]
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Wood Joints—The Good, The Bad, and the Ugly
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Basic and Advance Order Customizations
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Use Mayonnaise to Get Rid of Water Marks on Wood Furniture
I’m sure it’s not the first thing you contemplate when you think about cleaning products, but using mayonnaise to get rid of that water mark on your favorite coffee table is a great way to restore the piece to its original beauty.How To 1. Grab two tablespoons of mayo and spread it evenly onto a paper [...]