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Mattresses are big, heavy, they are awkward to lift and transport, and they typically flop around in the bottom of a moving truck while taking them down the ramps and up to the curb. However, moving a mattress does not need to be a disaster. If you are moving your mattress for the first time, you will want to wrap the mattress in a mattress moving bag, that you should be able to get with your moving supplies. This is an inexpensive option to keep the mattress in better condition. But even if you have the mattress in good condition, it still makes sense to take precautions. Here are some tips for how to move a mattress.

One of the best ways to make moving a mattress easier is by using ratchet straps. There are many types of ratchet straps and there is probably one for your mattress. If possible, try to find ratchet straps that do not use springs. This type of moving strap will prevent your mattress from rocking back and forth as it moves. It will also prevent your mattress from shifting side to side, which can occur if the mattress is not well supported. The benefit of having this type of support system is that it can help to support the mattress and prevent it from moving around while you are on the move.

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When you move a mattress, it is especially important to protect the foam or latex layer beneath the mattress. This layer can quickly be damaged if it is not protected from the moving truck, or from spills and other problems. In order to protect the layer, most mattresses companies will board up the mattress with plastic sheets, or even plastic totes, and use these totes as a moving platform.

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The first few times that you move a mattress, it might be helpful to use a dolly. However, if you are using movers, the movers will provide a truck with an attachment that can handle most mattress sizes. It might be wise to call several different moving companies in order to see which ones have the strongest beds, and the best attachments for moving mattresses.

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In order to protect the foam padding beneath the mattress, most movers will board up the mattress in its original packing. This saves the owner the time that it takes to remove the packing from the mattress. Some mattress moving companies will remove the packing in its entirety. This ensures that the padding does not rip while it is being moved. It is also better for the foam padding, because some removal companies will use heat in order to soften the stuffing.

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The most important piece of information about mattress moving is to know how much weight is on the mattress when it is moved. It will take more than one person to move a mattress, so someone needs to figure out how many pounds are on each side of the mattress, and how many feet from each end. When someone is figuring out how much weight they need to move a mattress, it is important to take into consideration any additional furniture or items that are in the house. This includes couches, sofas, television sets, lamps, and other household pieces. You can call companies who specialize in moving mattresses to estimate how much weight will be required to move an old mattress.

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Many movers will provide special trucks designed just for moving mattresses. These specially designed trucks are heated, so they will move the mattress with less effort. The mattresses are placed on the bottom bunk of the truck, and the truck driver will remove the entire mattress, unhooking it from the truck bed onto the floor of the parking lot. The truck will then empty into the new space, where the owner will unpack all of their furniture. Most companies will return to the location after the removal of the mattresses to do the final loading.

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For people who are moving to a brand new home, but have had their beds shipped to their new homes before, transporting their mattress is a simple process. Most movers have special beds that are made just for transporting mattresses. These flat beds are heated, and the mattress can simply be slid under the flat bed. This is a great solution for those relocating without a lot of belongings.

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  • Avatar Tyler Church ★★★★★ 4 weeks ago
    I saw the reviews of this company after I had already booked them. I was really nervous about them coming to my move. These gentlemen showed up on time and provided an excellent service. They took great care and handling all of my items … More that I packed up. They asked me questions when they had them, and genuinely made sure that I was happy with how they were stacking boxes and loading the truck. I would absolutely use this company again. The total time it took to pack up my one bedroom apartment and move 10 minutes across town and unload my items to my house, was around three hours or so. These guys rock!
  • Avatar Patrice Hall ★★★★★ 3 months ago
    I highly recommend. Laquan, Cameron, and Gabe did an amazing job with my move. I didn’t lift a finger. They placed things where I asked, they loaded and unloaded in a timely fashion. They were kind, respectable, and personable. I absolutely … More will use them on my next move. Best moving crew. I give 5 plus stars.
  • Avatar Rebecca Short ★★★★★ 5 months ago
    We were a military family of more than 30 years, so we are more than a little familiar with the art of moving and the characteristics of top notch moving companies. Not terribly long ago a local move had us searching for a moving company. … More It didn’t take long for us to settle on College Dudes Help You Move. Their professional presentation and obviously experienced staff made College Dudes stand head and shoulders above any other companies that we might have been considering.. On moving day their staff showed up at the scheduled time with a written plan for the day’s activities that they readily shared with us. They handled our belongings with care and even went so far as to make suggestions about transporting our house plants. In our many, many moves this one stands out as the absolute best. Thank you College Dudes!
  • Avatar William Wilson ★★★★★ 5 months ago
    During military career, I moved 11 times in 8 years. And over moved 4 times since. So I know movers. College Dudes is one of the best. It's well run, well organized, and, you're replied to In a timely manner. And I love that they … More employ college students, which helps them make money that could possibly help them offset some of those student loans that weigh them down for YEARS after college. So by using them, not only do I get a quality, insured move, but I have a small part in helping a student achieve eventual financial freedom. Would definitely use them for my next move.
  • Avatar Will Murphy ★★★★★ 5 months ago
    College Dudes Help U Move was the best moving experience I have ever had. I have moved many times through the US.
    From the initial order to the final box delivered. The men showed early and we’re prepared. They performed a walk through
    … More the house. They made a quick plan and began work.
    The owner, Abraham, stopped by to ensure the move was on track. He was a delight and very professional.
    Later in the day the GM stopped in and had his men move a few items that we were leaving with the house that were too bulky for me to get my hands around and they willingly and quickly went into action.
    Moving is always stressful. It was nice having professionals that not only performed the job with speed and professionalism but the little extra help went a long way.
    Thanks again College Dudes Help U Move.
  • Avatar Allison Lee ★★★★★ 3 months ago
    We were very impressed with our movers! They all worked the entire time non-stop with a professional and courteous attitude. With the guidance of Jackson , one of the managers, they were very organized to get the job done in the timely … More amount of time that was slated for our move.
  • Avatar Sonya Perry ★★★★★ 6 months ago
    They moved fast and were very courteous. They connected with the customer (and family members that were assisting me) on a personal level. I was very pleased with their services.
  • Avatar Helen Francis ★★★★★ 9 months ago
    Fantastic job guys, very friendly, fast move. The team got everything packed up and moved fast to it’s new home. Thanks again
  • Avatar Ryan Jacob ★★★★★ 10 months ago
    Appreciate your help you guys were great. Thanks Mason for helping us out! You rock. Tell the guys I said thanks.
  • Avatar Susan Driver ★★★★★ 6 months ago
    This company did a fantastic job moving a piano to our house. They were on time, courteous, and most of all careful. I couldn't believe that I could call one day and the very next day they made the move for us. We will definitely be … More calling College Dudes for any future moving needs.
  • Avatar Sonja Langford ★★★★★ 7 months ago
    I used College Dudes Help U Move to move things from a storage unit and secondary location to a single family residency this past week. Three guys showed up who were kind, thoughtful, and quick. They efficiently moved all my furniture and … More boxes, wrapped things up that could get damaged, and made sure to put things in the correct rooms so unpacking would go smoother. All of my belongings were packed and mostly wrapped prior to their arrival which made the move quick and painless. Could not recommend them more.
  • Avatar Michelle Maxey ★★★★★ 8 months ago
    I did a move a few weeks ago with Eric, Eric, and BJ and they were terrific! They took care of my items, they were efficient with their time, and checked in with me every step of the way to make sure I knew what was going on and what would … More happen next.
    My items were wrapped neatly and no damage was done!
    I give this company 5 Stars for the great work they did and for treating me with respect!
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  • Avatar Kara Brown ★★★★★ 6 months ago
    They did a great job with my move from Davidson to Cornelius. All 3 movers were courteous and respectful, and everything made it in great condition so I'd definitely hire them again!