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January 27, 2023

Tips to Help You When Moving Furniture

Packing Furniture for a MoveBy Julie DeLong, A-1 Freeman Moving Group 

In the event you're thinking about moving soon, you could contemplate hiring a moving company in Atlanta to help you out. This is because while moving easily movable belongings should be relatively simple, moving pieces of furniture would be a scary job– even moreso if you aren’t planning on getting any help. You might easily scratch or damage your pieces of furniture if you fail to plan and use the proper tools and equipment. Obviously, protecting your household furniture must be critical when moving. Luckily, there are several ways to keep your furniture safe throughout the moving process.

This article gives you suggestions which will help protect your household furniture when moving.

Start by Disassembling What You Can

You might not have to take apart all home furnishings when moving. But you might attempt and disassemble the ones you can before you contact a moving company in Atlanta. Some furniture pieces can easily be disassembled like bed frames, wooden chairs, and modular sofas. When you have the original assembly furniture instructions, it would be less difficult to look at them for guidance on disassembling the item. It may help if you wrap all the disassembled parts in a protective covering and pack them inside a labeled cardboard box.

Set all Screws and Hardware Inside a Small Box

During the furniture disassembly process, you might misplace screws and other essential hardware which holds everything together. It’s essential to secure these items inside a plastic baggie that is properly sealed as you start disassembling your pieces of furniture. It will also help if you correctly label your small box or baggie with the items' corresponding furniture. This should help you easily understand where each part needs to once you start unpacking in your new home.

Make Use of the Correct Moving Equipment

While moving smaller furnishings like coffee tables and chairs might be straightforward without certain moving equipment, you will need additional equipment for awkward furniture pieces. For instance, a dolly or hand truck could be handy as they can assist to lift heavy furniture items like refrigerators, dining tables, and pool tables.

Protect Your Furniture by Wrapping it in Moving Blankets

It’s not recommended to throw furniture recklessly in the moving truck. Whenever you're moving the furniture, it will be vital to prepare properly. It is good to protect your furniture with moving blankets. Their thick material might be ideal for keeping your furniture safe while moving. The heavy nature of blankets will also protect your doorways from scratches as a result of the furniture being moved. Shrink wrap is good for helping keep your furniture parts together.

Make use of a Professional Mover to Help Move Heavy Furniture

A lot of people attempt to move bulky pieces of furniture alone without getting help. Trying to move the household furniture by oneself might cause damage to the furniture, walls, or floor, or even injury to you. This is why it can be crucial to secure the services of a professional mover in Atlanta if moving furniture.

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