Difference Between Eastern King-Size Bedding and Regular King

Common bedding designs relate to the mattresses they match, but”common” turns to”perplexing” when identical mattresses have various names. Two popular king-size mattresses have been created; put the confusion to bed.

Royally Compatible Kings

Eastern king-size bedding and regular king-size bedding match exactly the exact same size mattress, which only touts the name”king,””standard king,” or”oriental king” mattress. A king — or standard or eastern king — mattress is 76 inches wide by 80 inches long. A fitted king-size sheet can measure slightly larger compared to bed — about 78 by 80 inches — so that you could put it on without much tugging and pulling or to allow for shrinkage. The California king — or Cal king — mattress is thinner but longer, measuring 72 by 84 inches. Mattress depth or thickness is an issue when shopping for bedding; look for deep pocket or extra-deep-pocket king-size sheets to match thickly cushioned king-size mattresses, by 16- to 20-inches deep.

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