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Sofa Bed

Repairing a Sofa Bed FrameThis is a page about repairing a sofa bed frame. The frame on a sofa bed can become damaged from use.


Sofa bed with a metal frame.

Sofa Bed Frame ReplacementSometimes the frame for your sofa bed becomes damaged beyond repair. Finding a new replacement frame can be a challenge. This is a page about sofa bed frame replacement.


Lowering a Bed Frame

Lowering a Bed Frame?This page is about lowering a bed. Sometimes a bed may be too high for its user to easily get in and out.


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Repairing a Rice Bed?These free standing carved posts bed frames are also known as plantation beds. This is a page about repairing a rice bed with a broken corner post.


Messy Sheets on Pillow-top Mattress

Smoothing Out a Pillow-top Mattress?The comfort of a pillow top mattress can be compromised if it develops lumps and valleys. This is a page about smoothing out a pillow-top mattress.


White Crib

Repairing a CribThis page is about repairing a crib. Make sure your young one is safe and secure in their bed.


Placing towels under the foam topper to fill in depressions.

Fixing a Sagging MattressWhen a useful mattress sags you can add a few things between the mattress and box springs to level it out. This is a page about fixing a sagging mattress.


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Repairing a Sofa Bed?I have a sofa bed, which when I open it, it slants downwards from the head to the foot section. What can be done?


uncovered box spring mattress

Repairing a Box Spring MattressThis is a page about repairing a box spring mattress. Rather than toss out an old box spring mattress you may be able to clean and repair it.



Sofa Bed

Sofa Bed is Stuck Open?This is a page about when the sofa bed is stuck open. The folding frames on a sofa bed can get stuck, either open or closed.


Iron Framed Bed

Fixing a Squeaky Bed?This is a page about fixing a squeaky bed. A squeaky bed can make it difficult to sleep, especially if your partner tosses and turns during the night. Getting the squeak repaired will help make for a more restful sleep.


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Refurbishing an Old Wicker Crib?I have a 44 year old wicker crib which is being called into service again. However, it's a bit creaky and brittle. Any suggestions please?


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How Do I Level a Sofabed When Folded Out?I have a sofabed that sits on an uneven floor. When folded out, the foot of the bed is much lower than the couch. How can I prop up the "feet" of the fold-out bed to make it level? Thanks.


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Replacing Side Rails With a Bed Frame?I have a beautiful antique iron bed and the side rails don't support my mattress and box spring. I have a Hollywood frame but it's too high and doesn't allow attaching a headboard and footboard. Where can I find a low frame that will let me attach a headboard and foot board?


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Painting an Antique Bed?How do you paint a large 4 post antique, white bed with leather head and foot board?


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New Mattress Substitute?I have a sagging mattress and don't have the funds to replace it yet. I've stuffed towels underneath to help give it a boost. But, I was wondering if anyone else has any other suggestions to add a little more life to it.


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Mattress is Sinking in the Middle?My mattress is sinking a little in the middle and I don't have money at this time to buy another one. I heard that the egg crate pillow topper will assist and make sleeping on the mattress more comfortable. Is this true? Please share your advice. Thanks.


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Making a Mattress More Comfortable?Any tips for improving a new mattress? I thought I saw one on this site. We bought a new mattress set and I thought I did my homework but it is not comfortable and I'm ready to go out a get another one!


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Stopping a Bed From Squeaking?How do I get a bed to stop squeaking? After moving 11 months ago, the bed still squeaks, and it's time to ask for help. This is the 3rd time it's been set up in about 10 years. Wooden headboard, no footboard.


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Finding a Hole in an Aerobed?Finding a Hole in an Aerobed. How do I find a hole in my aerobed?



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Sleeper Bed Won't Close?I have a sleeper bed that will not fold back in. What can I do about it?


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Repairing the Headrest on a Sofa Bed?I had someone sit on the head of the bed and the frame popped inwards. I can still lift it into place. When I lower it it then collapses again. Can anyone help?


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Repairing a Bent Sofa Bed Frame?My sofa bed frame scraped the floor when I open it. I moved recently and think something heavy was set on it during the move.


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Repairing the Strap on a Sofa Bed?One of the straps has broken on my sofa bed; how can I fix this?


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Recovering Old Box Springs?We need box springs for a bed we have. We have some older ones that where put in the barn and are very messy and full of spider webs and such. Can I rip off all the covering and padding and clean it up and recover them?


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Sofa Bed Doesn't Open Flat?I bought a new sofa bed, but when I open it for sleeping the top of the mattress stays on a slant. My son says he feels like he is sleeping on a hill. How do I get it to go flat?


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