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A sound sleep after a busy and hectic day is the most important need of every individual. Nothing else can give you the feeling of a relaxed and peaceful sleep than a soft and cozy mattress. Mattresses are an integral part of the bedroom furniture. You can't be complacent or careless while selecting the right one for your bed. Moreover, if you have a king-size bed, then the dimensions of mattresses assume more significance, as such beds are relatively bigger and if they don't have the right mattresses that suit their grandeur and style, it might reduce their beauty. Besides, there are possibilities that you may feel uncomfortable while you are sleeping if the bed and mattresses are disproportionate in size! Therefore, the subject matter of this article is to make you aware about the various king-size mattress dimensions.

Basics Information

King-size beds are believed to be royal and symbolize prosperity. They are very spacious and two people can easily sleep on them in total comfort and relaxation. They are the best bet for couples who are looking for roomy beds. Remember, they not only require perfect mattresses, but they also require huge rooms so that you have enough free space to at least walk in your room! Without getting into the construction details, let's review the standard dimensions. These include the Standard type and the California type dimensions. The measurements of the former in inches are 80" (long) x 76" (wide), and those of the latter are 84" (long) x 72" (wide).

Types

Standard

These are one of the most popular ones, and are found in various stores. They are the biggest in size and their measurement is 80 inches long and 76 inches wide. Since they are really big, each couple can have about 38 inches of the sleeping area. Standard ones are traditional, and so, it is easier to find items like bed sheets, etc., for them.

California

Tall individuals or rather couples, can even opt for mattresses bigger than the standard type. The California king has a length of 84 inches and a width of 72 inches. Sleeping area for on individual would be 36 inches, that is quite spacious when it comes to sleeping. It would be a bit difficult to look for the right dimensions of bed sheets for this type. You may read the table below and compare various bed dimensions.

Mattress Name (in inches) Mattress Size (in inches)
Twin 75" x 39"
Twin XL 80" x 39"
Full Size 75" x 54"
Full XL 80" x 54"
Queen 80" x 60"
Standard King 80" x 76"
California King-size 84" x 72"

King-size bed mattresses are durable and also give a feeling of comfort. So, in case you were confused regarding the dimensions, hope by now, you must have got some idea that will help you to get the right mattresses for your king-size bed!