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Factors to Consider When Storing a Mattress 

Whether you have bought a new mattress but don’t want to throw away the old one or are just transferring your mattress to a new home, you must know how to move or store it properly. If you are not careful, your mattress might be damaged, dampened, or both. You will not be able to sleep comfortably on a damaged mattress because it would have lost its supportive strength. On the other hand, a damp mattress is a perfect habitat and breeding ground for mildew and mold, which can cause some serious health problems.

This means that damp basements and outdoor sheds are out of the question. If you temporarily store your mattresses in a damp place, you should place a dehumidifier next to it as a safety measure. This device will get rid of excess moisture in the air, thereby keeping your mattresses dry.

Before putting the mattress in the storage area, make sure it is completely dry. If it is damp, even minimally, you should take it outside on a sunny day and let it dry. You should lift the mattress from the ground regularly to allow air to flow around it. This will speed up the drying process.

When moving a mattress from one location to another, you must keep it upright. This will protect it from getting damaged by heavy objects that may be placed on it. It will also save space. On the other hand, if you are storing your mattress for a long time, you should place it flat on a dry surface and also use mattress storage bag. This will prevent the mattress from collapsing in on itself.

Storing Mattress in Dry Place:

When storing the mattress in a dry storage area, you should wrap it in a plastic sheet to keep dust, soil, and liquids away. Placing the mattresses on a cement floor, even when tightly wrapped, will damage it. This is because the mattresses can absorb moisture from the cement floor.

If you are storing the mattress at home, you should check it regularly to ensure that the plastic wrapping has no tears and you find that the cover has signs of wear and tear, replace it with a new one.

If you decide to use storage or moving companies to take care of your mattresses, you should ask them to explain their procedure for storing mattresses.

A good quality mattress is a major investment that must be protected. However, the process of storing mattresses is relatively simple. All you need to know are the causes of damage to mattresses and how to prevent the damage from occurring. With these simple tips, you can now start to give your mattresses the attention it needs so that you can enjoy comfortable, restful sleep throughout the night.

At Britwrap, we believe in delivering better sleep for all budgets. It starts with superior products at a modest price, and it’s backed by thoughtful service from a local company that understands your values and community. Britwrap offers a wide variety of top-rated mattresses. We hold tight to our belief that everyone deserves great sleep.

We look forward to helping you find your better sleep secret.

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