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Common Furniture Items Put In Storage After Moving

Published by Joe Webster.

What's in this article?
  1. Sofa
  2. Beds
  3. Dining table
  4. Coffee tables
  5. Bookshelves
  6. Dressers
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Storage renting is always an ideal choice during the chaotic moving period. Whether your destination is a new home or you are heading to a distant land on a humanitarian mission, finding a place to keep extra belongings is essential. Based on your projections, there are things you may not want to go into a moving truck. Furniture items usually form the bulk of the stuff you have at home. From your living room to the bedroom, there is furniture everywhere. Upon completing a move, the task of unpacking and arranging items arises. Later, you might find that not every piece can fit into the new house.

The aim is to find a safe place to keep your items as you declutter or for temporary convenience. What are the furniture items that you can take to storage?


As the movers bring the last carton box indoors, you can at least heave a sigh of relief. What you have been planning for the past few months has now ended. However, you realize that you have insufficient space. The sofa should go to storage. Before it goes, make sure you clean and allow it to dry. Give more time for the fabric cleaner.


Before storage, you must first disassemble the unit. Separate the bedframes from their planks. Remember to label them appropriately for example by using alphabetic letters to show the side each belongs. Use letter ‘L’ for left and ‘R’ for the right-hand side. Wrap the nuts and bolts in a polythene bag and put a mark.

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Dining Table Put In Storage

Dining table

Dismantle the table for secure storage. Put together in one place the pieces you have taken apart. Place the hinges and bolts in a plastic bag to prevent them from getting mixed up with other items. A better way is to tape the packet to the table top. After that, find some old blankets and bedsheets and use them as covers. Use straps to keep the sheets in place.

Coffee tables

For tables with a glass top, unscrew the legs to keep the glass safe. Put the screws in a bag and attach it to the table’s top. Wrap the components the same way you did the dining set.


Remove the shelves for separate storage and protection from damage. If you like, mark them as 1, 2, 3, and so on. You can also label as ‘top,’ ‘middle’ and ‘bottom’ respectively.


To avoid damage, remove all drawers for separate storage. You also need to wrap both the chest and its drawers in shrink or plastic wrap. Secure the wrapping material with masking tape. Take care not to let the tape adhere to the item as it might damage the varnish paint.

Disassembling your furniture helps maximize the storage space available. While removing the parts, take great care and label them correctly, keeping together the ones belonging to one item. Once prepped, wrap the sections to prevent damage. You can still use the same moving company services to help you transport the furniture pieces to a storage facility.

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Joe Webster always knew the auto transport industry would be a great career option. And with decades of experience, Joe is now an established consultant for A1 Auto Transport.

Joe was born in Santa Cruz, California. During high school, Joe worked as a mechanic; a job continued to work part-time during his bachelor's degree.

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