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How To Wrap Furniture For Moving

During packing you should remember about moving wrap because of fragile items, glass, larger items. They should not be broken down for the successful moving. Not large number people think about these details before an accident. That’s why you should be aware of such important things like how to wrap furniture for moving.

No matter you wrap the things by your own or hire the professionals, it must be done carefully and successfully. Without the proper precautions the furniture may be damaged.

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Gather Packing Supplies

Well, now you need packing supplies. Before loading the belongings you should wrap them all. Go to the local hardware store or use for this an online – shop and buy there the necessary protective materials. These packing supplies are:

Cushioning Materials

During wrapping the fragile items you need something to provide cushioning. There are bubble wrap and blank newsprint, also called white paper.

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Plastic Stretch Wrap

Plastic stretch wrap is one of the most important packing supplies. It is necessary for a successful long-distance or short-distance move. This item is so useful because of:

There are some steps before plastic stretch wrap using:

Plastic Covers

Plastic covers for moving include such items as:

The advantages of plastic covers:

Firstly it was used for keeping drawers together and for the purposes like this. Then it was used as a substitute for plastic covers to wrap mattresses. The only reason for this change of materials was the bringing of more money profit for a moving company.

 If you want, you can wrap shrink wrap on top of furniture already wrapped in blankets, but it is very expensive and not necessary.

Moving Blankets

Moving blankets are very useful and the most important for perfect wrapping. They are called “tool of the trade”.

The advantages:

The disadvantages:


So, here you have some tips on how to save your furniture while moving into a new house without excessive anxiety. Moreover, they will help you storage the items in a good way.

If you have a good preparation and keep in mind all these tips on wrapping furniture, you will receive the success easily.