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Tips On How To Unpack Your Furniture Pieces Safely Without Damaging Any
Tips On How To Unpack Your Furniture Pieces Safely Without Damaging Any

What are the Tips On How To Unpack Your Furniture Pieces Safely Without Damaging Any?

Moving with furniture has never been easy –they are large, heavy and expensive. All these features call for a lot of care when handling your furniture. The right moving company should have all the tools and equipment, as well as the skills to pack and move your furniture with ease. In addition, such a moving company should be in a position to ensure that the furniture is unpacked safely without causing any damages. Most moving companies, apart from having the right tools, have dealt with various types and sizes of furniture for a long time. As such, they have become used to the art of moving them without causing any damages.

Here are a few tips on how to unpack your furniture pieces safely without damaging any.

  • Have a clear picture of your floor space: The number one thing to do when unpacking your furniture is knowing where you should place each one of them. It can be stressful and hectic even for the most experienced mover to move around furniture without a clear understanding of where to place it. If it is a bed, plan early on the specific area in the bedroom where to place it and the same happens to other types of furniture such as bookshelves. Having a clear floor plan for furniture before you start unpacking will help make the process quite fast, safe and easy.

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  • Get help: Furniture is heavy and quite difficult to move around especially if you’re doing it alone. In such a case, it is easy to damage a few pieces here and there. Ensure that there is someone ready to help you with the process of unpacking furniture pieces. This will not only ensure that you work fast, it will also make the entire process safe. With additional help, especially from professionals, you will not have to worry about damaging anything.
  • Do not rush: Rushing the unpacking process can lead to a few mistakes and several damages here and there. As you plan to unpack your furniture, make sure that you set aside enough time to guarantee a successful and safe unpacking process. It is good to note that this is a continuous process and does not have to end in one day.
  • Unpack systematically: Do not try to unpack everything at the same time; avoid multi-tasking as this will only work against your intention of saving time. It is advisable, therefore, to focus and plan carefully before you start the unpacking process. For example, you can decide to start unpacking the bedroom furniture before moving to the kitchen and the lounge. However, give first priority to the furniture pieces that you will need to use immediately.

Furniture pieces are often cumbersome and hectic to unpack. Having a clear plan on where to put the furniture and what you need urgently can help you unpack successfully. Additionally, getting help preferably from a reliable moving company can guarantee that the entire process of unpacking your furniture pieces will be safe.


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Joe Webster began his journey in the auto transport field by attending the University of Southern California (USC), where he graduated with a Bachelor of Business Marketing. 

After college, he started his career in the auto transport industry from the bottom up and has done virtually every job there is to do at A-1 Auto Transport, including but not limited to: Truck Driver, Dispatch, Sales, PR, Bookkeeping, Transport Planner, Transport Manager, International Transport Manager, Brokering, Customer Service, and Marketing. Working with his mentor Tony Taylor, Joe Webster has learned the ins and outs of this industry which is largely misunderstood. 

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