A Glossary of terms for TV Beds - TV Beds Northwest

A Glossary of terms for TV Beds

Welcome to the comprehensive glossary for TV Beds Northwest, the leading supplier of TV beds in the UK. This glossary is designed to help you understand the terminology associated with beds and, more specifically, TV beds. Whether you're buying a TV bed for the first time or you have bought a TV bed before, this glossary is designed to provide clarity on the bed-related terms you may come across when exploring ours or anyone else's TV beds. 


  1. Adjustable Bed: A type of bed that features movable parts, allowing the user to adjust the position and angle of the bed to their comfort. Adjustable beds can also be Adjustable TV beds

  2. Bed Frame: The part of a bed that supports the mattress. It can be made of various materials, including metal, wood, or upholstered fabric. You may also come across references to a TV Bed frame

  3. Box Spring: A type of bed base typically consisting of a sturdy wooden frame covered in cloth and containing springs.

  4. Built-in TV: A TV that is integrated into the foot of a TV bed. The TV can be raised and lowered for convenient viewing.

  5. Divan Bed: A style of bed that combines a base and mattress, often with storage drawers built into the base.

  6. Double Bed: A bed designed to comfortably sleep two people. It's typically 135cm wide and 190cm long. Double beds are also available as Double TV Beds

  7. Footboard: The panel or piece of furniture at the end of a bed, often housing the retractable TV in a TV bed.

  8. Headboard: The furniture piece at the head of a bed, often used for style and to prevent pillows from falling off the bed.

  9. King Size Bed: A larger bed designed for more spacious sleeping. It's typically 150cm wide and 200cm long. King Size Beds are also available as King Size TV Beds

  10. LED TV: A type of digital television that uses light-emitting diodes for backlighting. Often used in TV beds for their slim design and excellent picture quality.

  11. Mattress: The cushioned part of a bed where individuals sleep. It can be made from various materials, providing different comfort levels and firmness. We have an extensive range of mattresses perfect for TV Beds, or any bed, in fact. 

  12. Ottoman Bed: A type of bed with a base that lifts up to reveal a large storage space underneath. You may be interested to know that we are the only distributor of the Titan Ottoman TV bed made by Kaydian, the gold standard of TV Beds. 

  13. Platform Bed: A bed with a platform base designed to support a mattress without the need for a box spring.

  14. Queen Size Bed: A bed slightly smaller than a king size, typically 120cm wide and 190cm long.

  15. Retractable TV: The TV built into a TV bed that can be hidden when not in use.

  16. Single Bed: A bed designed for one person. It's typically 90cm wide and 190cm long.

  17. Slatted Base: A type of bed base that uses a series of connected bars (slats) to support the mattress.

  18. Smart TV: A digital television that is internet-connected and can stream content from various online sources.

  19. Super King Size Bed: The largest standard bed size. It's typically 180cm wide and 200cm long. We have an extensive range of Super King Size TV Beds

  20. TV Bed: A bed that has a TV built into the footboard. The TV can be retracted when not in use for a stylish and space-saving solution.

  21. Upholstered Bed: A bed that has a fabric-covered frame, often including a padded headboard for additional comfort.

We hope this glossary has been informative and helpful in understanding the terminology used in the bed and TV bed industry. At TV Beds Northwest, we strive to provide not only the highest quality products but also the knowledge to help our customers make informed decisions. Whether you're searching for a TV bed or exploring other comfortable sleeping solutions, we're here to help.  If you are still confused by some of the jargon, please feel free to contact us via our website or come and take a visit to our state-of-the-art showroom today. 

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