Your guide to furniture moving

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Planning checklist

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1 week before: Hire your mover
  • Hire a furniture mover
  • Communicate any unique needs (e.g., special packing materials, storage services)
  • Arrange for payment (some movers prefer cash, so be sure that your preferred method is accepted)
The day of the move
  • Greet your movers upon arrival and brief them on your needs
  • Make sure everything is loaded on the truck
  • Pay your movers for a job well done

Tips for success

Discover tips from our pros, helpful articles, and insider information.

Pro Tip

Pro Tip

Ask your mover about their licenses, insurance coverage, and bonds

Pro Tip

Pro Tip

Ask how long the company has been in business

Pro Tip

Pro Tip

Ask your movers what you should expect on move day

Top 3 Tips to Protect Your Furniture
  1. 1. Use protective blankets

    Movers typically use blue quilted blankets to protect furniture from getting scratched.

  2. 2. Dismantle furniture legs

    Ask your mover to remove legs from tables and couches. This will make it easier to move your furniture through narrow areas like doorways.

  3. 3. Use bubble wrap

    Bubble wrap and plastic coverings are ideal for protecting furniture - especially upholstered furniture, mirrors, and glass.

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