Have you or a loved one ever had to suffer the loss of broken furniture arriving in the mail? A new Amazon purchase? An eBay find? A Walmart buy? Or maybe a family antique? These types of tragic loses should never be felt by anyone. These losses could make you or anyone lose trust in the mailing system, resulting in excessive packing and additional overhead. Therefore, leading to not only emotional distress but also to a financial burden. I’ve created the perfect guide on shipping furniture so that no one feels that amount of distress ever again. So, say goodbye to broken furniture packages or missing packages.
Unless you are a master expert packager it’s important to make a one-time investment that your furniture will appreciate which is paying a packaging company. It’s important to choose a personable company that is reliable at what they do. Finding a reliable company may seem hard but a good way to find one is by checking online reviews, and asking them first hand why they believe to be a reliable source. After, finding a reliable packing source it’s important to communicate about old or delicate pieces so they can recommend the best packaging needs for your specific piece of furniture. Also, it’s important to talk about the packaging agreement in who will package the actual goods and how they should specifically be packaged. Finally, the most valuable part is to investigate warranties, promises, and other insurances a company offers in case of any unexpected mishaps.
If hiring someone isn’t in the budget or you prefer a more hands-on experience, we have the perfect suggestions. The packaging on your own can be a very stressing and overwhelming time but I have tips to ease the process. When shipping packages on your own it’s important to first analyze your furniture and check if you can take apart anything to make the commute easier, for example, removing the legs of tables or removing the drawers of side tables. Next, it’s important to wrap furniture to keep all furniture together or provide an extra barrier during the moving process like a stretch wrap, blankets or bubble wrap. Also, another tip would be to tape cardboard on the corner of your furniture to protect it from hitting other objects. For smaller delicate, you should wrap them in the newspaper to preserve them. It's very important that when packing up your furniture it's important to not allow any empty space so that the furniture doesn't move around a lot and break during the moving process.
If you are receiving furniture packages from a company, it is important to communicate with the actual seller about their shipping requirements. Remember there is no shame in talking about and requiring certain packaging because it is your purchased good. To guarantee that you will properly receive your furniture you should try to only purchase from reliable sources that have great customer experience.