What Holds Up My Mattress on My Old Bed?…Bed Slats

When iron beds were at their Zenith in the mid 1800’s, many manufacturers were constructing a very rudimentary¬†metal spring unit to hold the feather mattresses of the day. These metal spring units would later be refined and become ¬†known as a “box spring”. Today’s box springs are tightly wrapped iron coils that resemble a metal…