The Smart Box Spring Frame Replacement is better than a box spring and traditional frame it sits up high enough (about 14 inches off of the floor) that you do not use a box spring or frame. Replace your current metal frame and box spring with a user-friendly, hygienic, space-saving alternative. The removable cloth cover allows for easy cleaning. The Smart Box Spring Frame Replacement comes un-assembled in a box. Some assemble required. Once built, you simply place the mattress on top and you are ready to sleep.