There are still some people confused about different sizes of bed. For example, they sometimes cannot differentiate California king bed and king bed. Sometimes people have California king mattress but they buy the bed skirt in wrong size. As a result, it doesn’t fit to the mattress.
To avoid this to happen, California king comforter sets are available. Because all pieces are put in one set, you will not make a mistake of buying something in wrong size anymore. Although it is now easy to buy the sets, it is always better to know the different of California kind and standard king size of bed.
Actually California kind size is considered as non-standard size of bed. Comparing to the kind size, it is narrower and longer. That is why it needs special bedding, too.
For your information, California king mattress measures 84 inches long by 72 inches wide. For comparison, standard king bed size measures 80 inches long by 78 inches wide. Can you see the difference? It means that you should know how to find the right bedding for the mattress.
For example, when looking for the sheets, you should put the measurement into your consideration. Sometimes sheets are not always included in the California king comforter sets. So, you should buy it separately. There are two kinds of sheets: fitted and flat sheets. People tend to use fitted sheets because it fits securely over the mattress.
Flat sheets, on the other hand, need to be draped over the sides of the mattress. For flat sheets, the measurement is 110 inches long by 102 inches wide. It is easy to find the size that fits to your California king bed as all pieces already have a label.
So, what are included in the sets? California king comforter sets usually include bed skirt, shams, comforter, and cushions. Sometimes they also include flat sheet, fitted sheet, and pillowcases in the sets. California king bed is not as popular as king size bed. It is actually designed for taller people.
That is why it is longer than regular king bed size. Even so, with the naked eye, the measurement is difficult to discern. So, always ask the salesperson about the type and the exact measurement of the bed you are going to buy. The salesperson will also allows you to try the bed, meaning that you can lie, twist, turn, sit down and up on the bed to make sure it is the right one to buy.