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5 tips for disassembling a bed when moving house

One of the most difficult things to do when moving house is disassembling a bed, as its heavy and awkward to move around. However, there are some tips from moving companies you can use to make sure that everything goes smoothly and that you don’t end up damaging your furniture or injuring yourself in the process. This article will cover five of these tips so that you know exactly what to expect when it comes time for you to move house.

Take the time to label all the parts of your bed.

  • Label all the parts of your bed.
  • Make sure you know where all the screws and bolts are, so that when it’s time to put everything back together again, you won’t be stuck searching for them.
  • Get the right tools for the job.
  • Pack carefully: It might seem obvious but packing things tightly will save space on moving day and make unpacking easier too!

Make sure you know where all the screws and bolts are.

The first step to disassembling your bed is to make sure you know where all the screws and bolts are. If you have a lot of parts, this can be tricky–but don’t worry! There are ways around it. The simplest way is probably just labelling each part with a felt tip as you take it apart (and taking pictures if your memory fails).

Make sure you have the right tools for the job.

  • A screwdriver will be your best friend in this case, but if you need to cut through metal or wood, then a hacksaw and hammer will come in handy too.
  • Nails are great at keeping things together but terrible when it comes time to take them apart again; luckily there’s an easy way around them: a chisel

Don’t try to move it by yourself.

If you have a bed and it’s time to move house, then you’re probably thinking that it’s going to be easier than all those other heavy items in your home. However, this isn’t always the case. Beds are awkward, heavy pieces of furniture that can cause injury when they fall on someone or damage walls and floors if they’re not handled correctly.

You’ll need at least two people to move a bed safely: one person should stand at each end of the mattress while another stands in front of it with his/her back against theirs (so none of them get crushed). If there are no other helpers around but yourself, then try using sturdy furniture sliders instead (they’re available from most hardware stores).

If possible, though – especially if there’s no one else around – hire a man and van London! It will cost less than hiring an entire removal company since all they do is drive their van around picking up items from customers’ homes; plus, they will know exactly how much weight their vehicle can take before getting damaged itself!

Pack and load your items carefully.

Once you’ve packed your items, it’s time to load them onto the truck. This can be a tricky process, especially if you’re moving with a large family or have a lot of stuff to move. Here are some tips:

  • Pack and load your items carefully. Make sure that everything is well-packed and padded so that it won’t break during transport. Don’t over-pack boxes; if there isn’t space for more things in them, then leave them behind!
  • Move large objects last–and only if necessary. If possible, move smaller pieces first so that they don’t get damaged by being close together on top of larger ones during transit (or worse yet stacked atop one another).


Now that you’re prepared to move your bed, it’s time to get started! If you’re looking for a man with van near me, just download the Man and Van app to find one today.

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