How to Store a Mattress in a Storage Unit?

Discover Flex Storage’s step-by-step guide for safely storing a mattress in a storage unit to ensure its pristine condition. A storage unit is perfect for storing your mattress because it will ensure it stays clean and free from dust and dirt, keeping it safe to sleep on when you are ready.



Storing Mattresses in Storage Units

Whether you are remodeling your house, downsizing, or moving to a different location, it is important that your mattress is stored where it will remain clean and in good working condition. Follow this step-by-step guide for the best way to properly store a mattress.

1. Cleaning and  Preparing Your Mattress for Storage

Before storing your mattress in a storage unit, clean both sides of the mattress thoroughly to remove any dust and dirt by vacuuming, applying stain removal with a cloth, and allowing it to air dry to prevent mold or mildew prior to storing.

2. Protecting Your Mattress

Once your mattress is clean and dry, wrap it with a high-quality quality, breathable, non-plastic mattress cover to protect it from collecting dust or moisture and keep pests from damaging it. It is a good idea to open the cover every few months to allow your mattress to air out if you store it for the long term. If you store with Flex, you can have your storage unit delivered to your door as many times as you like.

3. Preparing the Storage Unit

You will want the storage unit to be clean and preferably climate-monitored when you move your mattress into it. Check the unit for any signs of pests, water leaks, or other defects that could cause damage to your mattress. Remove any debris and sweep or vacuum to remove dust in the storage unit.

4. Placing Your Mattresses in the Storage Unit

Knowing how to store a mattress in a storage unit is essential to prevent damage to its internal fillings. Place it on an elevated surface, such as a table or pallets with plywood. Avoid folding it or storing other items on top can damage your comfy mattress, making it uncomfortable to sleep on. 

5. How to Organize the Unit

To access all your things, you will want to organize your storage unit by placing long-term items in the back and items you need more often in the front, or near the side-access door, if you’re storing with Flex. If you label items before storing them, it makes them much easier to locate. Plus, don’t block any vents in the storage unit, and leave a pathway if possible so you can reach everything with ease.

Store Your Mattress with Flex Storage!

  • If you have a mattress or any other items that you need to store, our smart storage units provide the safest, most convenient storage solution!
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