Where to buy bed for maid's room?

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Where to buy bed for maid's room?

Post by ExpatMom » Thu, 16 Dec 2010 9:16 pm

I would like any recommendations on where to buy a bed that has drawers or storage under the bed for the maid's room. I have been to IKEA and most beds are just a low-to-the-ground frame and since the room is very small I would like to get a raised bed so she has space to store her things.
Also, where should I buy a mattress for the maid's room?

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Post by Strong Eagle » Thu, 16 Dec 2010 11:03 pm

She's in the storage closet, is she? Any windows? Air con?

Sorry to sound pedantic, and 'maids beds' are sold precisely because they are stuffed into tiny areas, often without windows or aircon.

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Post by ExpatMom » Fri, 17 Dec 2010 10:52 am

It is an actual maid's room with a window and separate bathroom. Yes it is small though and a single bed would fit but it would be nice to have the storage underneath. I must say I was shocked when our rental agent showed us places and said the Home Shelter could be used as a maid's room and I said absolutely not! The room opens to an airconditioned area but i would like to see about adding aircon in the room. My lady who will work for us said she didn't want aircon because she currently doesn't have it in her home in her village but I am not sure if she is just being polite. We were looking for a four bedroom so she could have one of the rooms but the price jumped up so high to add that extra room.
Anyway, any suggestions on place to buy bed frame and mattress? I still need to ask her how firm/soft she would like the mattress.

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Post by nakatago » Fri, 17 Dec 2010 11:52 am

well, it's refreshing you treat your maid right.

fyi if you run out of options short of having a custom bed made for you, you could buy any bed and some containers to put under the bed for storage. my flatmate did this with their bed. got them from ikea.
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Post by Byrchwood » Thu, 03 Feb 2011 2:58 pm

Our maid's bed is raised like a bunk bed. This gives her room to have a chest of drawers, chair & TV on the ground floor. We ended up buying a custom made mattress from www.beds.sg & it cost about $380. It is a really nice mattress.

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