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The Ultimate Guide on How to Fix a Broken Mattress Spring

The Ultimate Guide on How to Fix a Broken Mattress Spring

The Ultimate Guide on How to Fix a Broken Mattress Spring

There are few things more irritating than trying to get a peaceful night's sleep and being rudely interrupted by the feel - or sound - of a broken mattress spring. Not only is this situation uncomfortable, but it can also affect the quality of your sleep.

It's tempting to just buy a new mattress, but wait; you might be able to fix it yourself. Let’s delve into the world of mattress repair, because sleep is too precious to be compromised by a rebellious spring.

Table of Contents

Understanding the Anatomy of a Mattress

Before we dive into the repairs, let’s briefly go over what makes up a typical spring mattress. The core component is, of course, the spring or coil layer. This is sandwiched between layers of padding and upholstery. Understanding this construction helps when you’re dissecting the issue at hand.

Main Components of a Spring Mattress

How to Fix a Mattress Spring Poking Through

Oh, the agony of lying down and getting poked by a rogue spring. Not only is it uncomfortable, but it can also be hazardous.

Steps to Fix a Poking Spring

  1. Identify the Problem Area: Feel around the mattress to find the offending spring.
  2. Remove the Upholstery: Carefully cut the area around the problem spring. Make sure the cut is small.
  3. Reposition the Spring: Using needle-nose pliers, push the spring back into its original position.
  4. Secure the Spring: Use a heavy-duty zip tie or wire to secure the spring to its neighbors.
  5. Close it Up: Sew the cut in the upholstery closed, or use a strong fabric adhesive.

Quick Tips

How to Fix a Squeaky Box Spring Mattress

Ah, the squeak; the soundtrack of broken sleep. Let's silence it, shall we?

Steps to Silence a Squeaky Spring

  1. Locate the Squeak: This may require some awkward positions as you listen for the offending noise.
  2. Tighten Up: Sometimes, loose screws or fasteners are the culprits. Tighten them.
  3. Lubricate the Springs: Apply a lubricant like WD-40 to the springs.
  4. Insert Padding: Sometimes, the springs squeak against the wood. Insert a piece of fabric or foam between them.
  5. Test: Lie down and test the mattress. You should experience squeak-free bliss.

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Common Tools for Mattress Spring Repair

Getting ready for the repair? Here are some tools you’ll need:

When to Call the Pros or Replace the Mattress

There are times when a DIY repair just won’t cut it. If your mattress has multiple broken springs, or if the springs are severely damaged, it's probably time to consult a professional or invest in a new mattress.

Signs You Need a New Mattress

Conclusion: Sleep is Too Precious

A broken mattress spring doesn't have to spell the end of your peaceful slumbers. With a few tools and a bit of time, you can mend that annoying spring and get back to dreaming.

Use our store locator to find the closest furniture or mattress store near you and feel the cloudlike comfort of our Puffy Mattress in person.

However, it's essential to know when it's time to throw in the towel and opt for a new mattress. Either way, never underestimate the importance of good sleep - it's far too precious.

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