How to Protect Your Furniture During a Move

Posted by cynthiyawells on May 8th, 2019

Moving is a challenging task which is made even more daunting when you consider the possibility of your possessions getting damaged in transit. Almost any of your items can be damaged when being moved from one home to the other. However, it is the larger and heavier furniture items that are more at risk than other items. The reason for this is their heavier weight and larger size. While fragile items can be easily packed in boxes to keep them safe, you can’t stuff a sofa or a dresser into a box for protective purposes. So, what can you do to protect your furniture during a move? Let’s find out.


Getting the Right Packing Materials

While furniture items can’t be packed in boxes, they can be wrapped up to ensure that they don’t collide with other items or the insides of a moving truck during transit. However, to do this, you need to secure the right packing materials first. Bubble wrap and plastic stretch wrap are ideal for furniture wrapping while corrugated cardboard sheets can be placed in between furniture items and the sides of the moving truck. This can ensure that the furniture items don’t bounce around in the moving truck and get gouged or damaged in the process. Moreover, covers for mattresses and sofas are also needed for protecting upholstery.

Always Dismantle Furniture Before a Move

Most furniture items comprise of many smaller components and can be dismantled quite easily. When moving such furniture items, it is a good idea to have them dismantled first and then loaded into the moving truck. This includes drawers of chests and the frames of a bed. You should also strip away the cushions and bedding and pack them in a different box to ensure that they don’t get damaged during transport. Dismantled furniture items can also be stuffed in boxes quite easily. Moreover, dismantling these items can lighten the weight of the heavy furniture too. So, make sure that all your  furniture that can be safely dismantled is taken apart piece by piece and stored in storage boxes instead of being transported as a whole.

Redcliffe Removals offer moving services to the people living in Australia. If you want your furniture items to be safely moved to your new home then feel free to get in touch with us anytime.


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