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Storage Loft Beds: Why they work and what to consider!

Storage Loft Beds: Why they work and what to consider!
Typical scenario - you enter your child's room only to find yourself playing hop scotch over clothes, toys and books. What about those Legos!? :) I know it happens to me often. We love letting our kids play indoors and enrich their minds with fun activities. But, after getting ready in the mornings or when play time ends, it would be wonderful if they could store everything easily. This requires storage space.

There are so many storage ideas out there for kids, but we like to take the lead on maximizing spaces by combining beds with storage furniture like dressers, bookcases and toy chests. Here are a few examples:

Lofts with Storage
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When choosing the right fit for your family, first consider your space. How big is your child's room? A practical solution for small or medium rooms is a loft bed; specifically low lofts. Dressers, book shelves, and desks all fit under them nicely for a maximum space savings. For larger rooms, these pieces can even pull out as stand alone furniture when your child gets older or if you want to simply change the layout of the room.

Maxtrix Low Loft with Squares
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So if the clutter in your child's room has got to go - A Maxtrix Storage bed could be a great solution! As you shop around, consider these differences between a Maxtrix Storage bed and the many other options out there.

Some key features for Maxtrix Storage Lofts

1. Being part of the Maxtrix® system our beds are completely modular. The storage units are designed to fit exactly under the beds but are not attached. So it’s easy to switch them around and re-configure them, or take them out altogether if your needs change.

Girls Low loft with Slide Stair

2. All Maxtrix storage units are designed to be extra deep, so you can get a lot of goodies stored away. Compare the depth of our drawers to others. Our case goods feature:
    • - Self closing undermounted drawer glides: so the drawer closes completely even if you don’t push it in all the way. Plus no unsightly drawer rails on the side when you open the drawers.
    • - A safety locking mechanism for drawers – great for preventing kids from pulling out drawers and preventing accidents or injuries

Boys Chestnut Low loft Stair Slide
  • - Each drawer features 2 support beams on the underside: this makes them extremely strong, weight bearing up to 100lb’s per individual drawer
  • - Excellent quality construction with solid wood frame, dovetail sides and solid wood front
3. All our storage units can be outfitted with a crown and base kit to turn them into freestanding units with more ornate details in a few simple steps.

Natural 4 Drawer Crown & Base
4. Our storage beds are part of the Maxtrix® system, so they have all the fabulous quality and safety features Maxtrix® is famous for:
    • - Solid hardwood construction, made to last. Hardwood best resists dings and scratches, and looks absolutely beautiful
    • - Extra high safety rails (16”)
    • - Extra deep, grooved ladder steps

Boys Low loft Storage Natural
  • - Completely Safety tested against all US and Europe stringent safety requirements
  • - Angled ladder option comes with a sturdy safety rail for added stability
Boys Chestnut Low loft Stair Storage
5. Our Low lofts are ideal for rooms with low ceiling height, younger children and small spaces. But they are one of our most popular sellers because they are extremely functional for any space. Maxtrix beds can be converted to become "taller" as your child grows, so the exact same low loft bed that works perfectly today can become a mid or high loft as your child grows up. That's the beauty of the Maxtrix system. It's completely modular and incredibly versatile. 6. Best of all, we always come out with new and innovative ideas to optimize storage. Stay tuned for updates!

Shop all of our storage lofts and decide what storage options are right for your family!