How to Move a Mattress in 8 Easy Steps-Novilla
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How to Move a Mattress in 8 Easy Steps
How to Move a Mattress in 8 Easy Steps

How to Move a Mattress in 8 Easy Steps

Moving a mattress can be a daunting task, especially if you don't have the right tools and techniques. However, with the following eight easy steps, you can move your mattress without any hassle.

Step 1: Measure Your Mattress

The first step in moving a mattress is to measure it. Use a tape measure to measure the length, width, and height of your mattress. Make sure to measure both the top and bottom of the mattress, as they may differ in size. Knowing the exact dimensions of your mattress will help you choose the right packaging and transportation options.

The following is a reference for Novilla's mattress size

Novilla Mattress Size

Mattress Sizes

Dimensions (Inches)

Dimensions (Centimeters)


39” x 75”

99.0 cm x 190.5 cm

Twin XL

39” x 80”

99 cm x 203.5 cm


54” x 75”

137 cm x 190.5 cm


60” x 80”

152.5 cm x 203.5 cm


76” x 80”

193 cm x 203.5 cm

Cal King

72” x 84”

183 cm x 213.5 cm

Bliss 10" Memory Foam Mattress

Novilla Bliss Memory Foam Mattress
 Twin Size Twin XL Size Full Size Queen Size King Size Cal King
Dimensions 39" x 75" x 10"39" x 80" x 10" 54" x 75" x 10” 60" x 80" x10"76" x 80" x 10" 72" x 84" x 10"
Shipping Size14" x 14" x 41" 19" x 19" x 30" 19" x 19" x 30" 20" x 20" x 33"20" x 20" x 41"22" x 22" x 41"
Shipping Weight 32.8lbs 49lbs45.9lbs 51.1lbs65.2lbs 62.2lbs

Novilla 10" Serenity Hybrid Mattress

Novilla 10
 Twin Size Full Size Queen Size King Size
Dimensions 39” x 75” x 10” 54" x 75" x 10” 60" x 80" x 10" 76" x 80" x 10"
Shipping Size 11" x 11" x 43" 11” x 11” x 58” 11” x 11” x 64” 11” x 11” x 80”
Shipping Weight 51.8lbs 68.3lbs79.4lbs 99.2lbs

Novilla 12" Vitality Hybrid Mattress

Novilla 12
 Queen SizeFull Size 
Dimensions 60" x 80" x 12"54" x 75" x 10” 
Shipping Size 13“ x 13" x 64"13" x 13" x 58" 
Shipping Weight 92.6lbs74.9lbs 

Step 3: Clear Enough Space

Moving a mattress requires a relatively large space. Therefore, you need to clear the area around your mattress to avoid any obstacles and collisions. Make sure there are no other items around the mattress to facilitate the moving process.

Step 4: Clear the Path

Please do not fold the mattress when moving it, and do not forcefully knot it with ropes. Try not to move the mattress by yourself, ask your friends for help and move the mattress together. Besides, make sure the mattress is well packed and avoid recontamination during transportation.

Step 5: Seek Help

Moving a mattress alone is almost impossible. It is recommended to find two or three people to help you move the mattress. With more people, you can move the mattress quickly and efficiently. Use proper tools like hand trucks and lifting straps to avoid any strain on your back.

Step 6: Cover Your Mattress with a Durable Mattress Bag

Before moving your mattress, it is essential to cover it with a durable mattress bag to avoid any dirt or damage. You can purchase a mattress bag from a store or online. With multiple helpers, covering your mattress with a bag is an easy task.

Step 7: Use a Hand Truck or Dolly

Using a hand truck or dolly is the easiest way to move your mattress. Place the mattress vertically on the hand truck and keep it balanced while moving it.

Step 8: Load and Secure the Mattress

Depending on your transportation option, you need to load and secure your mattress properly. Make sure the soft side of the mattress is facing the roof before tying it down with ropes. Avoid smaller cars and place the mattress on the roof, which might against the local traffic laws and regulations. Also, tying the mattress tightly on the roof of a car might damage the mattress because of the ropes and tape, or it would cause a traffic accident if the mattress falls down.

In conclusion, moving a mattress requires proper planning and tools. By following these easy steps, you can move your mattress without any hassle. Remember to seek help from friends or family members and use proper tools to avoid any injuries or strains. Good luck with your move!