Repurposing Old Mattresses, Part 2

Repurposing Old Mattresses, Part 2

In part one of this two-part blog, we went over some of the additional uses that you can make out of a mattress that’s no longer fit for sleeping on. Instead of just throwing it into the trash heap, there are several repurposing areas that you can look to – whether for fun or for an actual practical use.

At 2 Brothers Mattress, we’re all about this kind of maximization of our belongings. We have a huge range of mattresses and adjustable beds that you can make the most of. Here are a few other good ideas for how to repurpose a mattress when it’s no longer being used for sleep.

DIY Crafting

Before you put your mattress out for bulk trash day, consider some of the projects that you might be able to do with it first. Mattresses have stuffing, springs and other elements that can often be repurposed – think about areas like pet beds or toys, new pillow stuffing, or soft and safe additions to a play area for any children in the home. Just because a mattress isn’t fit for sleeping on anymore doesn’t mean the materials are totally useless.

Hosting Outdoor Fun

A working mattress should never go on the ground outside, but one that’s no longer being slept on? That’s a perfect way to enhance some outdoor fun. Maybe you’re hosting a movie night with a few folks from the neighborhood – that old mattress is suddenly a comfortable spot for the kids to sit and play on.

The Ultimate Fort

Many of us remember building expansive blanket and pillow forts as kids, and we often remember wanting more and bigger tools to create an even grander experience. An old mattress? It’s the perfect tool here. An old mattress is the equivalent of over a dozen pillows, whether used in one big chunk or in smaller pieces. Even a single old mattress can give you enough material for a huge part of a fort to build with your kids.

For more fun and practical ideas on how to use a worn out mattress, or to view any of our cheap mattress options, speak to the pros at 2 Brothers Mattress today.