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Simple steps to move a desk

How to move a deskEverybody wants their move to be one that is free of trouble.  In order to make sure that this is the case, you should know of the right way to go about treating the item that is being moved so that you can prevent the possibility of any damage being done to it.  There are a few tips that can help you to make certain that you will able to move a desk or a small table in a manner that is both correct and safe.

Making a move is often thought of as being complicated, boring and exhausting, but the good news is that there are methods that can be implemented in order to both cut down on the hassle and the stress and to simply make the whole process a good deal easier.  Saving on both time and unnecessary effort makes you feel both effective and creative, but almost all relocations include an element of risk.  A lot of people tend to just ignore this risk; however, it does need to be taken into account.

Moving a table might seem like a pretty simple and easy task to accomplish, but there are a number of things that you should take into consideration before attempting to do so to ensure that no damage is done to the item of furniture concerned during the course of the transfer.  The first and most important thing that you need to keep in mind is that you should stay aware and alert to any and all potential risks, as this will increase the chance that you will not make any mistakes and will know how to deal with any difficulties that you might come across.

As simple as moving a desk might appear to be at first glance, you need to be attentive at all times during the relocation.  The great majority of desks come with surfaces that are quite fragile and thus will need to be protected in order to ensure that they do not get scratched.  Sometimes desks and tables can also feature glass panels that will need additional care, as they can be very easily broken.  These factors need to be taken into consideration to make sure that your furniture is not destroyed or damaged while being moved.

The first thing you should do is to check the dimensions of the table to see whether it will easily pass through doors and hallways.  If it will, all you need to concern yourself with is providing padding sufficient to avoid scratches.  Tape and moving blankets can be used to cover the panel on the table to begin with, and then each leg should be wrapped.  If the table’s dimensions are such that it will not be able to go through doors and hallways, you should – if you can – disassemble the legs with the use of a drill.  If the table cannot be disassembled then you will have to pass it through the door on its side, slowly and with the front legs first.

Jon Huser

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