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How Long is a Twin XL (Extra Long) Bed?

The most popular question new college students and their parents have this time a year is just exactly how long is a twin XL size bed? Twin XL stands for Twin Extra Long not extra large. Twin XL beds are 5 inches longer than a normal Twin size bed, measuring a total of 80 inches in length. Twin XL mattresses are the same width as normal Twin size mattresses at 39 inches wide. Where to Buy Twin XL Sheets? TwinXL.com is the Twin XL Superstore! Carrying the finest collection of twin XL bedding and accessories. Match a wide variety of color schemes and patterns with the largest selection in dorm bedding. Click here to shop Twin XL bedding .

Premium Twin XL Mattress Protector

One of most difficult items for college shoppers to find is a twin extra long mattress protector . Having a mattress protector for your college dorm bed is also very important. There are many benefits of having a mattress protector that not only benefit you but benefit the school's mattress. Taking proactive steps to protect the school's mattress can save you money at the end of the year. One of the main functions of a mattress protector is to protect the bed mattress. Liquids can cause permanent damage to a mattress. In a college environment there is a lot of opportunities for liquids to get on the mattress. Dorm rooms are small so the dorm room bed is often used as a couch to sit on or a table to eat and drink on. If you want to avoid charges at the end of the year than avoid causing damage to the mattress with a protector. Many mattress protectors vary in the level of waterproofing, from water resistant to waterproof. Reduce allergies and dust mites. A lot of bacteria ca