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Old 08-20-2019, 02:56 PM
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Really! Help me --- come over to my house, because I am in way over my head lol!

I found an upholstered headboard with bed frame attached that I've wanted for YEARS, and it was on clearance. On impulse, I bought it. It's being delivered tomorrow.

I have to take my current bed apart, move it out of the room (where?!?) and get my mattress and boxspring out of the way before the delivery guys arrive.
I hate asking people for help, but I'm not sure I can do this by myself. Neither of my girls is home right now.

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Old 08-20-2019, 03:09 PM
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Go to Home Depot and get a rolling dolly cart. You can plop most things on it and move them. Do not hurt yourself without some kind of rolling device to help move it. Another idea is to have them deliver the headboard into a room near the bedroom and wait until you can get help.
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Old 08-20-2019, 03:26 PM
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Slide the mattress off the bed and prop it up against the wall. The box springs are light and easy to move.

When the delivery people arrive smile and tell them you don’t know how to take the bed frame apart. They will be able to do quickly. Tip well
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Old 08-20-2019, 03:34 PM
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sonoma nailed it!

Can you call the store where you purchased the bed and ask if they have a policy for removing old furniture? Enjoy that new headboard and bed frame!
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Old 08-20-2019, 03:36 PM
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I know this one! Call on me!

Get a set of these. You stick them under the 4 corners and you can slide anything. One side for carpet, the other for wood or tile. I’ve only had to use the pry bar thing once—usually I can lift a corner. They’re awesome.


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Thank you!
Old 08-20-2019, 03:54 PM
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I'm tackling it first thing in the morning! I have a plan, and I think it will work!
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I did it!
Old 08-21-2019, 06:38 AM
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And it was pretty easy!

When I couldn't sleep for thinking about it last night, I followed the advice I give my DD, who has anxiety: break it down into sequential, manageable steps, and write it down.

So I wrote it down, step by step, and went to sleep.

Did it first thing this morning, and it probably took me less than 15 minutes!

I decided to get rid of my older DD's twin bed, and set this queen bed up in her room. She's almost 22, and might end up living with me again for a few months this fall.

Now my new anxiety: that I won't like the new bed.

Anyway, thanks for your help!
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