Knowing how to go about moving heavy furniture is vital if you are planning to relocate. If the moving of heavy furniture is not handled in the correct manner it can result in damage to your floor and possibly even physical injury, and if loaded improperly it can also cause damage to other items.
You need to be aware of precisely how to carry, protect and properly secure items of heavy furniture when making a move. The very first thing you should do is clean the furniture and the floors in your home. Your floor can be damaged by debris when you are in the midst of carrying furniture. Drawers, bookshelves and closets should be emptied completely and then thoroughly cleaned. You also need to make sure that nothing will get in your way as you try to move your furniture.
The use of appropriate relocation supplies is also of vital importance. All items of furniture cannot be packed in boxes, and every piece needs a special material. Armchairs, coaches and sofas should be covered with shrink wrap, which protects against debris, dirt and dust, as well as scratches, and needs to be applied to fragile textures.
Beds, bookshelves and other items of furniture can be protected by the use of bubble wrap. Parts of your furniture that can be detached, such as doors, drawers and trays, can be packed in boxes. If you have a wide array of heavy furniture that you cannot move on your own, the best solution is to engage the services of a professional moving company.