The bed along with the mattress is delicate household items that require special effort in packing and transportation while moving to a new home. Even a small scratch in the bed or bend in the mattress can ruin the overall look and functionality. In such a situation, professional long distance movers can help you in moving your home’s bed and mattress in a few minutes. You just need the right way of packing that can be achieved by experienced movers.
Want to pack your delicate bed all by yourself? If yes then here’s a guide consisting of some tips for the disassembly, packing, and moving of mattress and bed:
Get a precise measurement of mattress and bed
To get the accurately sized packaging materials, you must measure the dimensions of the bed and mattress. Use a measuring tape to get an idea of what size of packing materials you’ll need. Measurement of beds and mattresses is also crucial in terms of transportation.
Once you get an insight into the dimensions, it becomes easy to pack, carry over the stairs or lift and load on the vehicle.
Keep handy all the required tools and packaging materials
For the right handling of the beds and mattresses, there’s a need for the right tools, supplies, and packaging materials. If you have movers working for you then there won’t be an issue with supplies as they carry all the tools and equipment that are needed for safe packing and moving.
In case, you’re doing the bed and mattress packing by yourself then get all the supplies before your moving is scheduled. The right supplies and moving tools reduce the efforts of packing to a great extent.
Put mattress in a bag for packing
You just have to pick the mattress and then place it against a wall or make it lay down on the ground. Do this to avoid any sort of bending of the mattress.
Before starting the packing, check that there’s no moisture in the mattress. If you’re seeing any moisture then simply use a vacuum cleaner to clean and dry the mattress before packing.
A mattress bag will protect your delicate mattress from damage, impacts, and stain. While doing so, make sure that there’s no air inside the mattress bag. Use tape to stick the corners of the mattress bag so that it can’t come out during transportation. For additional protection, you’re advised to lean the packed mattress against the wall.
Disassemble the bed for quick packing
While moving, packing beds is always considered a challenging task as it requires disassembling. No matter what’s the size of the bed, there will be a requirement for proper tools and equipment. Some of the packaging items that help in bed packing are large boxes, bubble wraps, shrink wrap, and furniture straps.
Get a box that is of precise dimension to fit the disassembled parts of the bed. Start preparing the large boxes to pack the bed by placing packing papers and bubble wraps.
To protect your expensive and delicate beds from any kind of damage, it’s covered in packaging paper. This is useful in avoiding any sort of impact and damage to the corners of your bed. Carefully place the disassembled bed in the box that is layered with all the bubble wraps and papers in the bottom. If you want easy assembling of the bed then make sure to pack all the disassembled parts together in a separate box.
Loading packed items on the vehicle
Taking the packed mattresses and beds to the vehicle also requires proper attention. Because of the weight of the packed goods, it’s suitable to use a hand truck to move them without any effort. Clear your path and stairs before going to the vehicle. While keeping the things in the vehicle, you need to cross-check for any potential tear or damage to the mattress..be attentive when loading the items in the moving truck.
To sum up
Relocating to a new home is hectic at times because of the safe packing of expensive and delicate household items. One such item that packing and moving can be a bit challenging is the bed and mattress. By following the above-mentioned tips, you’ll be able to safely disassemble your bed, pack the mattress in a bag and then transport them.