Even with someone to help, expect to have a tough time moving heavy furniture through narrow hallways, around doors, or down stairwells. One wrong move and that bulky dresser or sofa might crash into a wall. Or worse still, you might lift it only to end up with an injured your back. To avoid either, use the following tips to move large furniture easily and safely.
The lighter you can make an item, the easier it will be to carry and to maneuver through doors, down stairwells, and around corners. So, dismantle all heavy items. Remove the legs from sofas and tables, the backs from recliners and chairs, and drawers from cabinets and dressers. Also, empty items that cannot be dismantled, such as bookshelves.
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