Moving With Fragile Possessions: Tips For Packing Glass
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Moving With Fragile Possessions: Tips For Packing Glass

Packing glass is one of the most delicate parts of making a move. If you have a lot of breakables in your house, you may be dreading your upcoming move. The good news is that you don't have to risk damage to your valuables due to poor packing. There are tips and tricks that are used by many professional movers. These techniques will help you to pack your glass and other fragile possessions with enough padding and support to keep them secure in transit. From how to use packing peanuts to the best ways to insulate and wrap delicate glass, this site has the information you need.


Moving With Fragile Possessions: Tips For Packing Glass

5 Tips For Preparing Your Piano For A Move

Abigail Holland

Are you moving to a new home and need to take your piano with you? This is not going to be an easy feat due to how delicate and heavy pianos are. That's why it will help to know the following tip to prepare your piano for an upcoming move.

Hire Piano Movers

Moving a piano is definitely something that you do not want to do on your own. That's why it is worth hiring a piano moving company to handle the heavy lifting for you. They are going to have the tools and experience to know exactly how to move your piano so that it arrives at your new home in the same condition. It will be worth the cost when you consider the damage you can cause to a piano by not properly moving it.

Clear The Path

You'll want to make sure that the piano movers have a clear path out of your home to move the piano. Make sure that any rugs, furniture, and other obstacles are completely out of the way. You'll even want to make sure that the path outside of your home is clear by getting rid of debris that is on the path to the moving truck.

Wrap The Piano

It's important to take extra precautions to ensure that your piano is not scratched during the move. That's why it's worth wrapping the piano in padded covers or moving blankets. You can also use plastic wrap to hold those blankets in place for extra protection. It may seem unnecessary if you are hiring professional piano movers, but it will give you some peace of mind that your piano won't be accidentally damaged during the move and have cosmetic flaws.

Secure All Lids

Make sure that you take the necessary steps to secure all of the lids on the piano. This includes the lid that covers the keys and the lid over the top of the piano. You do not want these lids to accidentally open during the move and potentially cause damage to what is underneath it. If you have wrapped the piano carefully, it is likely that the lids will already be secured in place. 

Detach The Pedals

Pedals are something that can easily break if left on the piano. That's why you'll want to detach the pedals prior to the move, and then wrap them separately so that they are protected. It's a small amount of work to easily prevent the pedals from becoming damaged. 

Reach out to a piano moving service to learn more.