What If My Furniture Won’t Fit Down The Stairs?

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My first year of college, my roommates had an amazing giant couch they wanted to move in to our third floor apartment suite. The living room itself was big enough. Unfortunately, the 3 flights of stairs weren’t.

Luckily my roommates were engineering majors (aka insatiable problem solvers). They had the window disassembled and rope hung out the window opening within minutes.

We got an email this week from NES movers with some pictures of a recent move involving a similarly tricky multi-story furniture move situation. They handled it like the pros that they are! (more…)

Where to Buy Moving Blankets

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So last week, we enlisted a moving expert to answer all of our pressing questions about furniture pads. Are they really necessary? What should we use them for? Can we rent or buy them? What do they even do?!

This week, we are back with the breakdown of where to buy moving blankets. These fancy quilts, also called furniture pads, come in all shapes, sizes, materials, and quantities, but at the end of the day, it’s all about what is right for YOUR move (whether you’re renting a truck and moving yourself or hiring the full service pros) and how you can save a buck or two.

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When we researched where to buy moving blankets specifically (72″ x 80″ to be exact), here’s what we found at first…

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Furniture Pads: A Moving Must

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When you’re in the middle of a big move, it may seem like you’re throwing money out the window.

You’re buying boxes, you’re getting extra tape, you’re renting a truck…ca-ching! ca-ching! ca-ching! Yeah, we never said moving was going to be completely free.  Sometimes when you feel like you’re spending dolla dolla bills left and right, you may be hesitant going into each and every purchase.

Take furniture pads for instance (or movers blankets)… do you really need to shell out extra dough for them? Do you really need to add them to your moving supplies list?

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