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How to Put an Ottoman Bed Together

Discover the simple process of assembling an ottoman bed with our guide. Follow our step by step instructions to easily put together your new ottoman bed and enjoy a clutter free bedroom. Read more at LoveMyBeds.co.uk.


Are you excited about upgrading your bedroom with a stylish and functional ottoman bed? Assembling furniture can sometimes be a daunting task, but fear not! In this comprehensive guide, we’ll walk you through the step by step process of putting together an ottoman bed. By following our expert instructions, you’ll soon be enjoying the benefits of a clutter free bedroom and a comfortable sleeping space. Let’s get started!

Unpack and Organize

Before diving into the assembly process, it’s important to take a few moments to unpack and organize all the components of your ottoman bed. Carefully remove all packaging materials and lay out the parts in an open area. Familiarize yourself with the different components and ensure you have all the necessary tools at hand, such as a screw driver, Allen wrench, and any other specific tools mentioned in the instructions.

Read the Instructions

To ensure a smooth assembly process, read the instructions provided by the manufacturer. The instructions will guide you through each step, providing valuable information about the specific components, hardware, and tools required. Familiarize yourself with the assembly diagram and ensure you understand each step before Starting.

Start with the Frame

The first step is to assemble the frame of the ottoman bed. Lay out the main frame pieces according to the instructions. Connect the side rails to the headboard and footboard using the provided hardware. Tighten all screws securely, but be careful not to overtighten, as it may strip the threads. Double-check that the frame is sturdy and stable before moving on to the next step.

Attach the Slats

Next, it’s time to attach the slats. Lay them across the frame, ensuring they are evenly spaced. Depending on the specific design of your ottoman bed, you may need to secure the slats with screws or simply place them in designated slots. Follow the manufacturer’s instructions to ensure the slats are correctly positioned and securely attached.

Install the Hydraulic Mechanism

Ottoman beds are known for their convenient storage compartments, which are accessed through a hydraulic lifting mechanism. This step requires careful attention to detail. Attach the hydraulic pistons to the designated points on the frame, following the instructions provided. Make sure the pistons are securely fastened, as they will bear the weight of the mattress when lifted. Test the lifting mechanism to ensure smooth operation.

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Check and Adjust

Once you have assembled the ottoman bed, take a moment to inspect all the connections, joints, and fasteners. Double-check that everything is tightened properly and adjust any loose components. Ensure that the lifting mechanism operates smoothly and that the storage compartment opens and closes without any issues. This step will guarantee a safe and reliable ottoman bed.


Congratulations! You have successfully assemble your ottoman bed and created a stylish and functional center piece for your bedroom. By following our step by step guide, you have gained the skills and knowledge to put together an ottoman bed with confidence. Remember to keep the instructions and any spare parts in a safe place for future reference. Enjoy the clutter free storage and comfortable sleep provided by your new ottoman bed!

If you need any further assistance or have any questions, feel free to contact our customer support team at LoveMyBeds.co.uk. Happy sleeping!

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Are assembly instructions included with my ottoman bed?

Yes, absolutely! Every ottoman bed purchase from LoveMyBeds comes with detailed assembly instructions. These instructions provide clear guidance on how to put the bed together. Make sure to locate the assembly instructions include in the packaging before you begin.

What tools will I need to assemble my ottoman bed?

To assemble your ottoman bed, you will typically need the following tools:
·        Screwdriver (Phillips and flathead)
·        Allen wrench (included in the package)
·        Hammer (optional)
·        Pliers (optional)

How do I prepare the area for assembly?

Before starting the assembly process, ensure that you have enough space to work comfortably. Clear the area around the bed frame, removing any obstacles that may hinder the assembly process. It’s also helpful to have a soft surface, such as a rug or blanket, to protect the bed frame during assembly.

How do I assemble the ottoman storage mechanism?

Here is a step-by-step guide to assembling the ottoman storage mechanism:
Step 1: Locate the gas lift pistons – Identify the gas lift pistons included with your ottoman bed. These are essential for opening and closing the storage compartment.
Step 2: Attach the pistons to the frame – Following the instructions, attach the gas lift pistons to the designated areas on the bed frame. Use the provided screws and ensure a tight fit.
Step 3: Install the baseboard – Carefully install the baseboard over the frame, securing it with screws. This will enclose the storage area and create a stable foundation for your mattress.