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16 best bed frames starting at $99 this Labor Day weekend

Upgrade your sleep with these options under $450.
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Labor Day weekend is coming up, which means it's a great time to score deals on mattresses. However, after you find your perfect bed, you'll need something to put it on.

Much like how great mattresses come in boxes shipped directly to your door, so do great bed frames. And they don't have to cost a fortune. From a $99 zero-assembly model to a $159 four-poster canopy and even a $349 remote-controlled adjustable base, here are 16 queen-sized bed frames under $450.

Einfach Queen Upholstered Wingback Platform Bed Frame

Velcro fastening slats and the overall design of this frame makes it easy to assemble, even for those who don't put furniture together very often. It's chic upholstered back can upgrade any space.

SHA CERLIN Bed Frame with Upholstered Wingback Headboard

Rated 4.7 stars on Amazon, this upholstered bed frame will add a unique, modern touch to any bedroom. It's covered in soft velvet fabric and doesn't require a box spring. Reviewers have noted that the frame might be shipped out in two separate boxes, but can be assembled in about 30 minutes.

Rest Haven Linen-Inspired Bed Frame with Drawers

Need some extra storage space in your room? This bed frame from Rest Haven has two drawers at the foot of the bed that can help keep you organized without looking too bulky. It's available in four neutral colors, including black, cream, charcoal, and stone.

Einfach Queen Size Platform Bed Frame

This platform bed frame is upholstered in linen fabric and comes in a range of colors including green, orange, yellow, and grey. The sturdy metal frame is able to support up to 900 pounds and also has supportive foot pads to make sure your floors stay protected.

ZINUS Shalini Upholstered Platform Bed Frame

With over 36,000 reviews and 4.8 stars, this frame is a no-brainer. Its padded upholstery and steel framework make it extremely durable, but it still comes with a 5-year limited warranty for added peace of mind. There's also about seven inches of space underneath, allowing you to tuck away any storage bins you might have. It's on sale for $202 right now, almost half off its usual $400 price tag.

HOMUS Queen Platform Bed Frame

If you're looking for something simple that doesn't take too much time to assemble, this 16-inch platform bed frame is worth looking into. Its strong foundation can support up to 3500 pounds and has lots of storage space underneath, making it perfect for smaller bedrooms.

Zinus Abel 14 Inch Metal Platform Bed Frame

At $99, this is one of most affordable and simplistic bed frames you can find on Amazon. It has over 33,000 reviews at 4.6 stars and is great for a minimalistic bedroom. The frame also comes together easily with Zinus's quick lock assembly system and should take less than an hour to build.

Linenspa Platform Bed with Mattress

Amazon's best-selling bed frame, the Linenspa Platform Bed has a 4.6-star average rating from more than 95,000 reviews. With 14-inch steel legs, it's durable and allows for decent storage. Reviewers also like that there's no need for a box spring. Plus it comes with a 5-year limited warranty. But the best part about this frame is it's actually a package deal. The Linenspa Platform Bed comes with a hybrid mattress featuring both memory foam and springs. The mattress, available in 8-inch, 10-inch and 12-inch.

ZINUS SmartBase Zero Assembly

This zero-assembly (all you have to do is unfold it) bed frame from ZINUS is a favorite on Amazon's list of Best Sellers in Bed Frames. It has a 4.7-star average rating from more than 99,000 reviews and comes with a 5-year limited manufacturer warranty. Because of its simple design, it's great for a guest room or space where you only temporarily want a bed set up. Because of the protective plastic caps for its legs, it's also perfect for delicate flooring.

SHA CERLIN Frame with Wooden Headboard

Another Amazon bestseller is this platform frame complete with a wooden headboard and footboard. It weighs about 76 pounds, can hold up to 900 pounds and only takes about 30 minutes to set up. Its 4.5-star average rating, from 850 reviews, might be higher if it came in a king size. That said, one 5-star reviewer likes it so much he bought three including one for his 80-year-old mother. "The wood accents feel a little cheap but looks GREAT!" he writes.

YITAHOME Metal Canopy Bed Frame

This sleek metal platform frame is a bargain because it comes with a built-in headboard and a four poster canopy. It has a 4.3-star average rating from more than 200 reviews on Amazon where it's $185 and is available in twin, full and king. (Plus Amazon has the best budget-friendly sheets.) All sizes allow for ample storage space underneath and don't require box springs. Add curtains or decorative lights to complete the canopy look.

Premier Syracuse Upholstered Linen Tri Panel Platform Bed Frame

For the look of a leather headboard and footboard, it's hard to beat the price of this Walmart bestseller. The frame comes in four sizes and doesn't require a box spring. It is recommended, however, to have a drill on hand for assembly as the screw holes can use some help.

Lucid Basic Remote Controlled Adjustable Base

Experts recommend adjustable bed frames to people who suffer from acid reflux or sleep disorders. For a fraction of the cost of a Sleep Number bed you can get this affordable frame controlled by a wired remote. Use it to elevate the top and bottom of the bed independently. The frame doesn't require a box spring and takes less than 10 minutes to set up. It has a 4.6-star average rating from more than 400 reviews, and 95 percent of buyers recommend it.

Hampton 14" Steel Platform Bed

With a 4.8-star average rating from 4,400 reviews, this strong (it can hold up to 1,000 pounds) steel platform bed is Wayfair's highest-rated queen-sized bed frame. It's compatible with most headboards and footboards and doesn't require a box spring. It comes with a limited 5-year warranty, and all tools needed for assembly are included. One recent reviewer says she put it together in 25 minutes.

Findley Platform Bed

You don't have to be in your teens to appreciate the look of this sleek platform bed from Pottery Barn Teen. While the design is minimalistic, the materials used — solid poplar and medium density fibreboard — are GREENGUARD Gold Certified. So if you're worried about chemicals contaminating your indoor air, you can rest easy on this bed frame. It weighs 72 pounds and comes in two finishes: simply white and smoked charcoal.

Nectar Mattress Foundation

Nectar Sleep

Normally $400, the Nectar Mattress Foundation is currently on sale for $250. It's made out of solid pine and natural spruce and comes with a 3-year warranty. Take advantage of the 50-day risk-free trial, but be prepared to keep the frame forever. It has a 4.5-star average rating from nearly 2,000 reviews. The legs are optional. But even if you want to use them no tools are required for assembly which only takes a few minutes thanks to a smart clip-and-lock design.

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