Some people may find it difficult to believe, but mattress size matters. It matters a lot. According to The Sleep Council, you should \u201cthink big \u2013 larger beds are more comfortable. Being disturbed by a sleeping partner is one of the most common complaints. With a larger bed you are less likely to disturb one another.\u201d This Mattress Size Guide will help you find the right mattress size to fit your needs.\r\n\r\n\r\nTwin\/Twin XL Mattresses\r\nTwin mattresses are 38 inches wide and generally 74 inches in length. They are the smallest standard mattresses on the market. Daybeds and bunk beds for children are excellent choices for twin mattresses.\r\n\r\nCollege students living in dorms or first apartments need the additional length of a full six inches that twin XL mattresses provide.\u00a0 The width remains the same on these mattresses though they are 80 inches in length..\r\nFull Mattresses\r\nFull mattresses are sometimes referred to as double mattresses or standard mattresses. They are typically 53 inches wide and 74 inches long. These versatile mattresses make an excellent choice for teens, guest rooms, and first homes. However, they do not necessarily make a good choice to share with a partner. According to The Better Sleep Council, \u201cBuying a too-small mattress is one of the biggest mistakes new bed-buyers can make.\u201d They go on to say that couples sleeping on a full mattress have the sleeping space a baby\u2019s crib provides.\r\nQueen Mattresses\r\nThese mattresses are a much better fit for two adults. The queen mattress is the most widely used bed in the U.S. They are 60 inches wide and 80 inches long. The other benefit is that queen mattresses are common so it's easy to find a wide range of bedding options. Guest rooms and small master bedrooms are perfectly suitable locations for queen mattresses.\r\nKing Mattresses\r\nThe typical King Mattress, also referred to as an Eastern King mattress is 76 inches wide and 80 inches long. These mattresses are becoming increasingly popular \u2013 especially in light of recent revelations that bigger really is better for mattresses. The bed is roomy enough to sleep two large adults comfortably. However, the size of the mattress makes it difficult to easily move around \u2013 especially in homes with stairs or smaller sized rooms. These are better suited for larger master bedrooms.\r\nCalifornia King Mattresses\r\nThese mattresses are sometimes called western king mattresses. Coming in at 72 inches, they are four inches smaller in width than eastern king mattresses, yet they are\u00a0 four inches longer in length (84 inches). In other words, these mattresses are perfectly suited for taller adults. Because they are slightly narrower than traditional king mattresses, they offer a little more flexibility to fit in master bedrooms that have additional length but not enough width for a normal king bed.\r\nSplit King Mattresses\r\nWith their overall size of 76 x 80, split king mattresses are essentially two twin XL mattresses for one bed. If you have a second floor master bedroom or an upstairs apartment, this is the better choice since it can be broken down into smaller pieces so you can move them up and down stairs more easily.\r\n\r\nWhether it is 100 percent natural latex, memory foam, or coil, the goal, when buying a mattress, is to have plenty of room to sleep comfortably each night while still fitting within the space you have available. It\u2019s better to have a mattress that\u2019s a little larger than you believe you actually need than to have one that is simply too small.\r\nLink to Us!\r\nIf you found this article useful and shareable, please copy and paste the following into the html code of your website or blog:\r\n\r\nLearn More about Getting a Better Night's Sleep and Good Sleep Hygiene at <a href"https:\/\/www.plushbeds.com\/blog\/mattress\/mattress-sizes\/">Plushbeds Green Sleep Blog<\/a>.