Adjustable bed
buying guide

Adjustable beds allow you to completely be in charge of how you get comfortable. Not only do they add new positions for you to relax, they enhance your mattress with new technology.

What is an adjustable bed?

An adjustable bed is a remote-operated, mechanical base that provides a unique place for you to rest at night. Sold separately from a mattress, an adjustable bed adds the ability to change the angle of your head and feet while laying in bed. You'll enjoy additional comfort while sleeping, watching TV, reading or whatever else in bed when you pair your mattress with an adjustable bed.

Diagram of adjustable bed. Head angle shown in 45 degrees, foot angle is 24 degrees. The height of the adjustable bed shown is 13 and three quarters inches

Fully Featured Sleep.

Each adjustable bed brings a unique feature set. The first difference in every adjustable bed is the head and foot lift angles. Having larger angles to move within gives you more options to find your perfect position. Once you've found your perfect setting, you may want to save it for later, so look for an adjustable bed that has programmable positions. If you don't want to mess with finding a unique position, adjustable beds can come pre-programmed positions that are well suited for watching TV, reading, using a laptop or tablet, or relaxing for the night.

Safety features are also important with an adjustable bed. If you have small children or pets, certain adjustable beds can sense if any person or animal are in contact with the inner workings of the adjustable bed, it will cease motion to prevent any injury.

Experience the Peace of Zero Gravity.

Simply pressing a preset button will position your body into a virtually weightless state. Resting in a zero gravity position reduces tension and fatigue and alleviates strain on your lower back and legs. The Zero Gravity position can also help with snoring and circulation by having your legs lifted above your heart. This unique position will help you relax unlike ever before.

Leggett & Platt® Designer Series bed positioned in the zero gravity position
Enjoy a Relaxing Massage Every Evening.

The dual massage motors built into select adjustable beds gives you two separate areas working to soothe you. The upper motor works to relax your shoulders and neck while the lower motor provides relief for your legs. You'll feel stress melt away from your day the moment you lay down.

Leggett & Platt® Designer Series adjustable bed illustrating its massage motors

Choosing the Right Adjustable Bed Style.

Adjustable beds come in two different styles. Certain adjustable beds can move independently on either side while others move together. If you're sharing your mattress and you and your partner want to move independently of each other, consider purchasing a split base. This is ideal if one person enjoys staying up to read or watch TV or prefers to sleep at a different angle than the other. Having your adjustable bed move independently on either side also means that your mattress must be a split in the middle. This is usually only offered in the queen and king sizes.

A solid Revere Bed sitting atop the Ergo Invincible adjustable bed
A split Revere Bed sitting atop the Ergo Invincible adjustable bed

Ergo Invincible Adjustable Bed paired with the Revere Bed
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Solid Base
Split Base

Feel the Benefits of Adjusting Your Comfort.

Beyond the features that adjustable beds include, they also provide certain benefits as you sleep. Adjusting your bed can reduce back pain by relieving stress on sore muscles. Snoring can also be reduced by slightly raising the head to improve your airflow. If you enjoy watching TV or reading before bed, you can find the right position won't strain your neck as you relax.

Leggett & Platt® Designer Series adjustable bed sitting in a sunny, bedroom setting.

Pairing a Mattress with an Adjustable Bed.

Once you've found an adjustable bed that suits your needs, pairing it with the right mattress is a necessity. Memory foam and latex mattresses are all compatible with adjustable beds while innerspring and air beds might not be. The right mattress and adjustable bed combination can elevate your sleeping experience and help you to relax and get the sleep you deserve every night.

Leggett & Platt® Designer series paired with the Colonial Bed

Designer Series Adjustable Bed paired with the Colonial Bed
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Find the right adjustable bed to suit your needs.

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Amerisleep Mattress Compatible
Amerisleep Mattress Compatible

Proven to work perfectly with all Amerisleep mattresses

Wallhugger® Engineering
Wallhugger® Engineering

Wall hugging action keeps you close to your nightstand as you adjust your position.

LP Sense®
LP Sense®

Stops any motion if a person or animal is touching the adjustable bed.

Zero Gravity
Zero Gravity

A simple touch of a button eases the body into a virtually weightless position relieving the soreness, tension and fatigue caused by the earth's constant pulling, leaving you refreshed and relaxed.

Head Board Brackets
Head Board Brackets

Optional headboard brackets allow you to attach your existing headboard.

Height
Height

The measurement from the floor to the top of the adjustable bed without a mattress.

Programmable Positions
Programmable Positions

The capability for an adjustable bed to save your favorite positions.

Preprogrammed Positions
Preprogrammed Positions

Pre-configured head and foot angles designed to make certain activities easier.

Massage Options
Massage Options

Variable speed therapeutic body massage motors relax tired muscles and help circulation.

Remote Control
Remote Control

Wired or Wireless remote for simple operation.

Sizes Available
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13.75"
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Head/Foot
Wireless
  • Twin XL
  • Full
  • Queen
  • Split King
$1,899.00 Shop Invincible
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  • Twin XL
  • Queen
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Frequent Questions

How is an adjustable bed delivered?

Your adjustable bed will delivered to you by a freight company to your curbside and will require assembly. However, if you purchased White Glove delivery, then your adjustable bed will be delivered and set up by a White Glove agent.

What is White Glove delivery and what does it include?

White Glove delivery takes any hassle out of setting up your adjustable bed. If you purchase the additional White Glove delivery, your adjustable bed will first be shipped to a White Glove agent. They will schedule a set-up appointment to deliver and assemble your adjustable bed in the room of your choosing. White Glove agents will also remove any debris created during the assembly process.

Do the White Glove delivery agents remove my old bed?

White Glove agents will remove your previous bed for an additional $150. To set up the removal of your mattress, call us at 800-500-4233 before purchasing White Glove delivery.

What is the Wallhugger® feature on certain adjustable beds?

Wallhugger® engineering enables an adjustable bed to stay extremely close to your wall as your head raises. You'll remain near to your bedside table.

Will an adjustable bed fit into my existing bedframe?

Our adjustable beds are designed to be compatiable with most standard bedframes. If you're unsure about your bedframe, give us a call at 800-(500)-4233 and we'll glady help you examine your bedframe to ensure compatibility.

Do I need a mattress foundation if I purchase an adjustable bed?

Owning an adjustable bed replaces the need for a mattress foundation. Your mattress will rest snugly atop your adjustable bed and will be supported perfectly.