How to Move Heavy Furniture

One of the biggest obstacles that our San Francisco, CA moving company experiences is people that do not understand how to move heavy furniture. It may not seem like it, but there are many pieces of furniture in every household that require special attention because of how heavy they are. If you are moving to or around the Bay Area soon, you will most likely need to learn the ins and outs of moving heavy furniture. Below, Dependable Movers explains how to prepare your heavy furniture for an upcoming move. 

Moving Large Furniture for Beginners 

Like everything else in a move, moving bulky furniture requires a lot of planning ahead of time. This is especially true if you wish to move furniture that is located in awkward places around the house. So, our Bay Area movers recommend that you map out the path you need to take to get your sofa or table out of the way before you lift it. In addition to mapping out your route, you will need to measure the dimensions of your furniture and your doorways to make sure that everything fits. 

Another tip that both our San Francisco residential movers and San Francisco local movers recommend is to make sure that your doors and walls are protected from the heavier parts of the furniture while you move it. 

Additionally, another piece of advice you will need when moving heavy furniture is that you should disassemble your furniture before moving it if possible. This enables it to be lighter and easier to move and relocate around your house or fit into a moving truck. 

How to Move Big Furniture Upstairs 

Many times, you will need to move furniture upstairs. This is dangerous, on top of being challenging, so we recommend that you enlist the help of your family and friends to ensure maximum safety. As detailed above, we recommend covering banisters and other areas of the stair with blankets so you do not damage anything while moving the items downstairs. The primary thing to keep in mind is that there is no rush and that you could take breaks by setting the piece of furniture on the ground as needed.

About Dependable Movers San Francisco 

Dependable Movers San Francisco is a full-service moving company that’s ready to help you with all aspects of your move. Whether it’s through our experienced and top-rated Sausalito movers, Berkeley movers, Danville movers, Mill Valley Movers, San Mateo movers, or Walnut Creek movers, we are ready to help you move around the Bay Area. Contact or call our moving professionals today to learn more about our full suite of services. 

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