The main advantage of purchasing a zip and link mattress is that it the offers the flexibility of being able to split one large bed into two smaller beds. Zip and Link Mattress are commonly used for King-size and Super-King size beds.
These are ideal for Guest Rooms, Bed and Breakfasts and Hotels. Zip and Link mattresses are also great for accessibility; if you have restricted access like a Loft Room or a Spiral Staircase. They are also ideal when you using Adjustable Slatted Bed Bases.
A King-size Mattress wide will turn into two Small Single size Mattresses and a Super-King Size Mattress will turn into two Single beds.
King Size Mattress (1500mm) = Small Single (750mm + 750mm)
Super King Size Mattress (1800mm) = Single (900mm + 900mm)
You need to be very careful when selecting the length
A Standard Small Single 2ft 6 and Single 3ft bed is usually 1900mm/ 6ft 3 Long
A Standard King-size 5ft and Super King size 6ft bed is usually 2000mm/ 6ft 6 Long
You need to decide if want your bed frame and mattress to be 1900mm or 2000mm.
If you have a Standard King Size Mattress 1500mm x 2000mm
You also want the overall size of the bed frame to be 1500mm x 2000mm
If the bed frame is larger, there will be a gap in between the mattresses when the beds are connected
The Mattress will not sit correct, you will also be able to feel a rigid bump on the middle of the beds when they are connected
This will stop the beds frames moving apart when the bed frames are connected