Squeaks are usually caused by one surface rubbing against another within the joints of the bed frame. You may need a screwdriver or a wrench to disassemble the squeaking joint and paraffin or candle wax to lubricate the contact surfaces.Continue Reading
Remove the mattress and box springs. Take hold of the headboard or footboard, and gently rock the entire frame, listening for which corner of the frame seems to be squeaking the most.
Depending on the type of joints used on the bed frame, you may need a screwdriver or a wrench. Remove all screws or bolts, and set them aside.
Apply a light coat of paraffin to the end of the bed rail and any hooks or other surfaces where one piece of the frame might be rubbing against another. If paraffin is unavailable, a light coat of candle wax makes a good substitute.
Eliminating the most conspicuous squeak may reveal the location of other squeaks. Repeat steps 2 and 3 for any other joints that are squeaking.