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January 21, 2022

Moving Blankets are a Must Have on Moving Day

packing for a moveBy Julie DeLong, A-1 Freeman Moving Group 

When planning a move, the majority of people set a date, call a moving company in Houston, and purchase moving materials. Cartons, tape, as well as packing paper are often near the top of the list, then followed by a roll of bubble wrap that the children will try to take away to jump on. Though these must-have supplies are necessary, making sure you have got moving blankets available will allow your moving day to go smoothly.

Moving blankets are the key to ensuring your bedroom furniture, bookcases, and the cherished bronze statue of your cat, Morris, turn up safe and sound at their new residence. Consider them as being the buddies that go the extra mile with your home furnishings, keeping your belongings protected against the damage which commonly takes place on moving day. Your neighborhood moving company in Houston could certainly work out how many blankets you will need to protect your big things.

When Do I Need To Use Moving Blankets?

Professional movers in Houston make use of moving blankets with each and every moving job, and you need to as well. Make use of moving blankets to wrap your expensive belongings and keep them free from danger, secure, and clean when they are being moved. As these padded cloths are made to absorb shock, moving blankets can prevent your beloved coffee table or dining room chairs from becoming damaged in the course of transit.

Moving blankets could also be used to cover your corners, banisters, as well as doorways during a move. Wrap damage-prone locations in your home with moving blankets to provide a tier of protection as household furniture along with other items are being moved.

How Ought I Utilize Them?

Furniture blankets are generally 6 or 7 feet each side and also contain several layers of filler materials (cotton, polyester, and nylon) sewn with each other just like a bedspread. Moving blankets are usually two-sided, typically having a lighter-colored side plus a more dark side. Make use of the lighter side of the blanket to cover your items which require extra protection over the move. The darker side should face out.

If traveling a decent distance, place extra moving blankets inside the spots between boxes and furniture for preventing shifting of items in the truck. For added safeguards, place plastic over your belongings if it's raining throughout your move, because moving blankets are not waterproof.

Are Moving Blankets Worth It?

Definitely. They're a simple, inexpensive approach to prepare your things to be moved. Moving blankets are the ideal accessory to have on moving day for a couple reasons:

· They not merely protect your old tables from becoming banged up with dents, but they ensure that your urns, glass slippers, and lamps get to your storage unit or at your new house whole.

· Moving blankets keep your nightstands clear of dirt, dust, and debris, and minimizes the possibility of your mirrors shattering over the move, preventing you against having seven years of misfortune.

Moving day doesn't need to be stressful. Get in touch today to make sure your move is organized and stress-free. Our professional movers in Houston are knowledgeable, patient, and proficient, and are prepared to assist you with your local or cross-country moving job.


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