Typical Dorm Room
The average college student spends $8500 a year for a typical dorm room or
off-campus apartment. Given that this is his or her total living, studying and sleeping
space for the next four years, you need to make it as comfortable and organized as possible.
You can't change the size of your room, but you can use our
loft bed to gain more space and make it your home away from home.
"I think it is important for students to
personalize their college room, especially since it is their home away from
home. Their room is also the place where they spend the vast majority of their
time - so it needs to feel comfortable and hopefully a place where students can
feel productive." ... Deb Lo Biondo, assistant dean of Residence Life Duke University
Your college room should be a place where you can study effectively and provide a safe
environment from outside stress. Your dorm or apartment should be a place where
you can have friends visit, host movie nights or curl up with a good book and
How can you identify who are the parents of freshmen during move in day?
They're the ones who are bringing half the stuff back home with them because it
all didn't fit into the dorm room.
Typical Dorm Room or College Apartment
A typical 9' x 12' shared dorm room consists of twin extra long bed (39" x
80"), a four drawer dresser, desk & chair and a 4' wide closet that you share with a
roommate. To gain space, most students place one of the dressers inside
the closet. There is typically about 4' - 5' of space between the beds and
about 3' - 4' of space between the bed and the desk.
Forget trying to put your TV, microwave and
into your room, without a loft bed, you just don't
have the space.
The first thing parents say when they walk into a
dorm room is
"Is this all the space you get?"
With two loft beds you can nearly double the space
in your room.
For the cost of about three textbooks you can go from this...
bedroom at home was never this organized"...Mom
Dorms, Apartments, Fraternity & Sorority Houses
Using two lofts in your room will give you an additional 64 square feet of living space
(it's like adding an 8'x8' addition to your room), and will actually make your small room "livable".
FAQ: Frequently Asked Questions
If I use your loft
bed, what can I do with my existing dorm room desk?
You can place your desk underneath your loft, or use our desktop (shown above)
and use your existing desk for a TV stand.
I live in a dorm and the bath room is down the hall, where can I hang my
wet towels? Our
are the perfect solutions.
With our Ready-To-Assemble kits and fast
FedEx shipping you can quickly
get more space in your place.
can build it using
Print the plans from our web site now.
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