Assist me make an alternate STUVA loft mattress stairs

Assist me make an alternate STUVA loft mattress stairs

Hiya! Can anybody suggest an alternate ladder / stairs answer to this STUVA FRITIDS loft mattress?

STUVA FRITIDS loft mattress | IKEA.com

Within the retailer, the ladder was locked for security so we couldn’t take a look at it.

Now assembled at house, there’s solely tip toe area in your toes making the ladder, which is completely vertical, fairly difficult to make use of.

Thanks,

Terri

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Hello Terri

The TROFAST staggered shelving unit appears to be loft mattress ladder substitute of alternative. They make a pleasant regular set of bunk or loft mattress stairs. All you might want to do is add bars and handrails for security.

Listed below are a couple of tutorials it’s possible you’ll discover useful:

The TROFAST strains up properly with the KURA mattress. Nevertheless, the STUVA loft mattress is far taller. So, you will want to determine an extra touchdown step earlier than the mattress.

I discovered three potential choices for you.

Choice 1: STUVA cupboard

JMC used a STUVA cupboard mixed with the TROFAST as the ultimate step to succeed in the non-IKEA full top bunk mattress. Learn extra right here.

Choice 2: TROFAST unit

Alternatively, you should use a taller TROFAST unit as the ultimate step, alongside the staggered unit. The 5-bin TROFAST under measures 145cm in top. Reduce the 2 sides down a mite if you wish to decrease the step.

TROFAST unit | IKEA.com

You’ll lose a little bit of storage however you’ll be able to nonetheless insert a shelf or shallower bin in. Do safe it to the TROFAST step unit. See this tutorial on a TROFAST sturdy stair conversion for particulars.

Choice three: DIY loft mattress stairs

Lastly, you’ll be able to construct a ladder from scratch. You might be able to salvage the STUVA steps and fix them to the aspect posts of a brand new angled ladder.

Value smart, that is in all probability one of the simplest ways to go. Get the aspect planks lower at your native store, in case you don’t have the instruments for it.

Tell us the way it goes.

Glad hacking,

Jules

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