Furniture moving

The dismantling and reassembly of furniture during the move in brief:

• Dismantle your furniture to save space in the truck and transport it more easily,

• Avoid disassembling doweled, glued or glass furniture, Take notes and photos during disassembly

• Ask your mover for help,

• Donate, resell or store furniture that you cannot move.

Among the dozens of things (or more) to think about during a move, the problem of furniture and its transport is at the top of the list.

If some pieces of furniture are easily moved because they are small and light, others can give us a hard time.

Therefore, the following questions arise. Should I dismantle my furniture or move it as is? Are there pieces of furniture that it is better not to dismantle? Can movers help me?

This is what we will see in this complete guide on assembling and dismantling furniture during the move.

Why dismantle my furniture for my move? If you have ever moved at least once, you have surely been faced with the question of dismantling furniture.

And there are several reasons for this:

• The piece of furniture is too bulky and cannot pass through the openings,

• The furniture is too heavy and difficult to handle without risking damaging it or, worse, injuring oneself. This is often the case for cupboards, dressers, sideboards and other dressing rooms,

• The piece of furniture has an atypical shape which makes it difficult to transport,

• We want to optimize the space of the truck to reduce the cost of the rental and reduce the number of trips.

Of course, there are pros and cons to dismantling and reassembling furniture that are imperative to be aware of.

On the one hand, dismantling a piece of furniture simplifies logistics and limits the risk of breakage during transport. However, do not forget to protect the disassembled parts with blankets, covers or bubble wrap.

Do I have to dismantle the furniture I own?

We apologize in advance but, unfortunately, there is no one-size-fits-all answer.

This will depend on the type of furniture you have to move نقل عفش , the configuration of the departure and arrival homes, the time and energy you want to devote to your move and your budget.

To help you make the right decision, evaluate the size of your furniture as well as its weight, consider the dimensions of your openings as well as those of the elevators or stairs through which they will pass

In which cases should you avoid dismantling a piece of furniture?

If we explained to you above that the disassembly was to be examined on a case-by-case basis, there are however exceptions.

Indeed, some pieces of furniture are more fragile than others. This is the case for pegged, glued or glass furniture.

In addition, and like many professionals, we do not recommend disassembling furniture from a famous Scandinavian brand that was not designed for this use and could become wobbly.

Do you have furniture that cannot be dismantled, is too bulky but that you do not want to part with at the moment?

Renting a storage unit is a safe and economical solution that allows you to decide without rushing

How to disassemble and reassemble a piece of furniture?

Although the level of difficulty depends on the furniture, there are major assembly and disassembly steps specific to most furniture:

1.Completely empty the cabinet,

2.making it possible to distinguish the parts from each other,

3.Dismantle the doors and remove the drawers,

4.Lay the furniture down to ensure its stability,

5.Prepare paper and pencil to list the steps, take pictures if necessary,

6.Start the dismantling with the most accessible parts,

7.Indicate the mentions “Haut” and “Bas” on the large parts,

8.Place small items in airtight bags or boxes.

Can my mover dismantle my furniture?

Asking your movers to disassemble and reassemble your furniture is quite possible for an additional cost, often billed as an option.

But beware, they usually do not reassemble furniture that they have not dismantled themselves!

In addition, they do not support custom-made carpentry furniture either, with too specific characteristics.

If you want to go through your furniture moving company نقل عفش الكويت , do not hesitate to schedule an appointment so that an employee can assess whether dismantling is necessary and find out what type of furniture to dismantle.

Finally, remember to provide them with the instructions if you still have them.

What to do with furniture that I cannot move?

Your new home cannot accommodate all your old furniture? Do not panic, there is bound to be a solution adapted to your situation. So you can choose to:

 Leave them on site with the owner's consent, Give them to your loved ones, associations or individuals,

 Sell them on a well-known personal classifieds site,

 Throw them away if they are unusable, directly in the recycling center or by asking about the timetables for bulky items,

 Store them in a suitable storage unit if they have sentimental value

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