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How do I stop a metal bed squeaking?

Make sure there are no loose bolts and applying a lubricant may help too. 

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How often should you change your bed sheets?

Weekly or every other week, although allergy sufferers may need to change their sheets as often as every day. If you are sick or the sheets are soiled these should be changed immediately.

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How to fall asleep when you’re not tired?

It’s best to be in a quiet and dark room making sure the room temperature is low and your bed is comfortable. Try reading a book or some simple relaxation exercises. Avoid coffee before bed, avoid digital devices that can stimulate your brain rather than relax you.

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How do you attach a headboard to a bed?

Most headboards come with wooden struts. Remove all packaging, on a clean surface lie the headboard face down, with your fingers find the screw holes in the back of the headboard, use a screwdriver to tear the fabric to reveal holes (there should be 4, 2 either side) now attach wooden struts to the back of the headboard using bolts provided. Once this is done it’s now time to put the headboard onto the bed. Once again you now need to find screw holes on your divan base these can sometimes be found on each end of the bed. There usually situated an inch from the top of the divan base. Tear the fabric to reveal holes. With your divan base should have come 2 bolts which the wooden struts sit on, attach these to the divan base. Grab the headboard and line up the wooden struts with the 2 bolts, once happy with height of the headboard tighten until the headboard can not be moved.

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How Should I Arrange my Bedroom Furniture?

You don’t need to be a pro to organize your bedroom furniture but here are a few tips. Choose the best wall in the room for your bed, your headboard is the main feature. Bedside tables ideally 1 on either side of the bed. Depending on what size bedroom and the layout wardrobes and dressers can be placed to fit your space. Measuring the space first may help. 

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When should I move from a cot to a bed?

Usually around the age of 2. Bed guards can be used to stop children from falling out of bed.

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How long before bed should I turn off electronics?

At least 30 minutes if not longer. This gives you time to settle down and can help to fall asleep a lot easier. 

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