Moving should be a stress free event. Moving and protecting your furniture is the most important task when arriving in your new home. Furniture needs to be protected due to their high priced and enormous size. Here are some tips to ensure your furniture arrives in your new home in good shape.
Inventory checklist – Create a list of all your furniture pieces in your home. You can take pictures of how your furniture and electronics were set up.
Floor Plan – Measure the large furniture pieces in your home in order to determine whether they will be able to pass through the doors and fit in your new home. Floor plans are great for your new home when placing your furniture. The floor plan can be drawn to scale with the relationship between rooms and furniture.
Inspect all your furniture for any signs of damage prior to packing and after completing the move. You will add this to your Furniture Inventory List.
Professionally clean your drapes and clean your furniture pieces before packing them to move. Dust and debris can scratch hard surfaces during the moving process.
Moving Blankets, Furniture Pads, Furniture blankets
Bubble wrap and stretch Wrap are also great materials to wrap your furniture. Legs of furniture should be protected with bubble wrap or removed. Sofa and Mattress covers and mattress boxes are the best way to transport your mattresses. Stretch wrap and furniture blankets protects your upholstery items. Dollies and ramps are needed to help move the heavy pieces of furniture.
Remove items inside your home to make it easier to move your furniture. Glass elements such as doors, shelves table tops and showcases should be wrapped with bubble wrap. Bubble wrap protects the more fragile components of your furniture. Removing doors may be needed to prevent destroying door frames to take out or bring in furniture to the home.
Cover all exposed surfaces so they remain protected at all times. Floors should be covered and protected by floor or rug runners. Masonite is used for bamboo floors or tiles.
Disassemble the furniture pieces that are too big to fit though your home. You want to remove the legs from tables and couches and bed frames completely apart. Use sealable bags to hold the screw, bolts, nuts and other hardware for each piece of furniture and label them. Keep your owners manuals if you have them.
Discard any old furniture that you will not use in your new home. Donate, Sell or throw away old furniture.
Crating is needed for your delicate and fragile items. Crystal chandeliers, mirrors, artwork, motorcycles and marble items should be crated for protection to arrive safely.
Hire a Professional Mover
Professional movers help protect and professionally pack your furniture. A Better Tripp Moving & Storage offers services ranging from moving one piece of furniture to a full household locally and nationwide. Each customer has their own personalized moving consultant who oversees the move from start to finish. A Better Tripp Moving & Storage goals are is to cater to our customers’ needs and exceed their expectations.