How to Stop a Squeaky Metal Bed Frame

Written by heather montgomery
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A squeaky bed can ruin a good night's sleep and become an annoying nuisance. The likely reason for the squeak is a loosening of nuts or bolts or metal rubbing against metal. Luckily, the fix for a squeaky bed is a relatively fast process.

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Things you need

  • Wrench
  • Paper towel
  • Lubricating spray

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  1. 1

    Remove the mattress and box spring from the frame.

  2. 2

    Look for loose nuts or bolts and tighten with a wrench. Make sure the bed frame is sitting straight and is not off balance or off centre. Ensure each side is directly parallel to the opposite side.

  3. 3

    Hold a paper towel under each corner of the bed frame and spray the connecting metal with lubricating spray. Repeat for each corner of the bed.

  4. 4

    Spray any remaining areas of the frame where metal joins together.

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