Kevin Cassar

January 25, 2021

 

 

Throughout the moving process, there are so many items that will be extremely valuable to you, whether it is a throw rug, lamp, glasses, pots, pans, and one of the essential valuables and necessities is your mattress. Like your house or car, a bed is one of the most expensive purchases you will make throughout your lifetime. Without it, you wouldn't be well-rested to take on the world from your daily work routine or everyday life. No matter whom you ask, moving is one of the biggest challenges not only logistically but planning as well. Choosing the right packing materials can prevent tears, stains, and any harm coming to not only all your valuables but also your mattress is key to a successful move.

Well, there is no need to worry because U-Haul has you covered with our wide selection of mattress protectors and bags to ensure not only a proper seal to keep the elements out when you're moving. But also give you the convenience of keeping your mattress as new as when you bought it. Ensuring your bed is protected is crucially vital to ensure it is the same quality as when you left to move in town or across the United States. Throughout this article, we will discuss why you need to protect your mattress, what makes U-Haul Mattress Bags unique, and how it can prevent the worst of damages from happening to your costly pillowtop, memory foam, or innerspring mattress!

 


U-Haul Mattress Bags Vs. The World

There are few names throughout the moving, storage, and packing industry that is more synonymous than U-Haul. For more than seventy-five years, U-Haul has been giving do-it-yourself movers the ability to have various innovative products that provide consumers value to their move, large or small. While you plan to move, you're going to want to pick up a mattress cover with much more durable material to stand up to the elements. Where U-Haul comes in with our innovation and technology is offering an actual sealable mattress bag.

You're probably asking yourself why I would ever need a sealable mattress bag? That is a great question, the reason to pickup a mattress bag is due to the higher chance it could get damaged if you don't have a protective cover to keep debris or elements while you're moving. To capitalize on your investment and ensure you're protected U-Haul innovated a sealable mattress bag that will aid in the most crucial areas in transit. Whether you're putting your bed in storage or planning to move, our sealable bag is built within the toughest challenges. It comes with a double-seal to completely seal the mattress from bed bugs, dirt, debris, stains while moving.

Whereas some bed moving bags are designed to cover the mattress itself for minimal protection. U-Haul's double-seal mattress bag is infused with Microban antimicrobial protection to inhibit mold growth, mildew, or any harmful bacteria that could start to grow within your bed. Our sealable bed bag also comes with three mils of thickness, which is twice the industry standard than the competition. Throughout the United States, some states and counties will require if you are to dispose of an old mattress, you will need to enclose it with a proper bed bag. For example, in New York City, it is required and standard practice for any citizen to abide by the law.


Reasons You Should Protect Your Bed

Nowadays, the average mattress runs about $2-3,000 while many can be upwards of $10-15,000 depending on if it is a pillow top or a memory foam mattress. Throughout an individual's lifetime, they will spend on the average of twenty-six years sleeping while you're in bed. When you are moving, the chances of your mattress getting damage by either containment or weather elements. To give you a better example, if your mattress is damaged by water, you will have severe problems in the form of mold, mildew, bed bugs, and other bacterial pesticides that can destroy your costly mattress. You have to ask yourself, do you want to be sleeping on a bed that could be harmful to your health and well-being?

Quite simply, most movers don't want anything wrong happening to their belongings, especially their bed. So it is easy to understand why the innovators within our Boxes & Moving Supplies team came up with various ways you can keep your mattress safe, whether it is during your long move or while it is in a U-Haul climate-controlled storage unit. Throughout different regions of the country, various weather and conditions can cause a severe amount of moisture in the air.


 

Why Buy A U-Haul Mattress Bag?

There are many reasons why you should buy a U-Haul Mattress Bags, but first and foremost, to protect one of the most expensive investments you will make other than your furniture, automobile, house, or house appliances. It is to ensure your mattress gets to your new home the same way it left your old house. For example, many of our customers recently gave us feedback on why they thought a double sealable mattress bag was helpful to their storage or moving needs.

In summary, we found that most of our customers thought our sealable mattress bag was the best for their needs regarding moving and storage. Within our mattress bag lineup, we have a few that are able to give you versatility unlike any other with our patented grab handles to provide you with the easiest flexibility when moving your mattress while sealed in the cover and, most importantly, help keep out unwanted contaminants such as bugs, liquids, along with aiding to prevent any damage while in transport. No matter your need for your mattress or bed moving solutions, U-Haul has you covered with all the right protective materials and supplies to get your bed to your new destination safely.

Rest assured that U-Haul sealable plastic mattress covers and various mattress bags will take care of whatever the road has in store for you upon arrival at your destination. To check out all of these products and more, be sure to visit a local U-Haul center or directly online at UHaul.com/moving-supplies.





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