I recently purchased a new king size mattress for my old wooden bedstead, but the high foot board made fitting the fitted sheets a right pain, and I kept scrapping my knuckles when making the bed. I looked at all of the high head board, and open ended beds on the Dreams website, and I liked the look of this one, so I phoned Dreams HQ on Friday, and they delivered it a few days later on the Wednesday. Jackie in the Dreams sales HQ was really helpful on the phone, and made all of the arrangements very quickly, and explained everything. The delivery guys arrived on time, and they also did the installation very quickly. They both took the time to explain how they were putting the bed together, so I would know how to take the bed apart in the future, if I need to re-carpet the room. The other reason for selecting this bed, was that 19 people gave it top feedback, and I have to agree. The bed is very solid, and doesn't make any noise if you move around on it, as beds should be silent and not squeaky in any way. The colour of the bed is beige to a degree, but it does change depend on natural day light, or bed room lights. At times it does look a bit silver grey, but it seems to change, depending on what time of day I walk into the room!! In a nutshell, you won't go wrong buying this bed. I've added a couple of photo', so I hope that helps.