It’s a scary thought for any parent but, yes, bunk beds can collapse – but only if they’re not assembled correctly! You should follow your assembly instructions carefully and make sure no pieces are missing when you’re done. Check all the screws are tightened. Does the bed feel sturdy? You should push the bed from all sides once it’s assembled to double-check sturdiness.

Once your bunk bed is assembled, you should make sure you’re always following the safety guidelines and regularly check the bed to make sure it’s secure. With correct assembly, a high-quality bed, and safety guidelines followed, your new bunk bed poses no risk.