Moving Blog
October 22, 2023

Moving Blankets are a Life Saver on Moving Day

piano wrapped for a moveBy Julie DeLong, A-1 Freeman Moving Group 

When preparing for a move, most people establish a date, contact a local or long-distance moving company, and buy moving materials. Cartons, tape, along with packing paper are usually near the top of the list, followed by a roll of bubble wrap that the children will attempt to swipe away to jump on.

Even though these must-have supplies are necessary, ensuring you have moving blankets accessible will make your moving day to proceed smoothly.

Moving blankets are often the key to ensuring your beds, bookcases, and also the beloved bronze statue of your cat, Morris, arrive safely at their new residence. Consider them as the friends which go the extra mile together with your furniture, keeping your things shielded from the damage which sometimes occurs on moving day. A nearby moving company could very well work out how many blankets you really need to cover your sizeable items.

When Do You Use Moving Blankets?

Professional movers make use of moving blankets with every moving job, and you need to also. Utilize moving blankets to cover your most expensive things and keep them free from danger, secure, and clean while being moved. Since these padded cloths are designed to absorb shock, moving blankets may prevent your beloved coffee table or dining room chairs from being ruined during transit.

Moving blankets may also be used to protect your corners, banisters, as well as entryways during a move. Wrap damage-prone places in your home with moving blankets to provide a layer of protection as home furnishings along with other belongings are being moved.

How Ought I Make use of Them?

Furniture blankets are generally 6 to 7 feet each side and also contain various layers of filler materials (cotton, polyester, and also nylon) sewn with each other just like a bedspread. Moving blankets are generally two-sided, normally having a lighter-colored side and a more dark side. Utilize the lighter side of the blanket to cover your things that require additional protection throughout the move. The darker side will need to face out.

When traveling a decent distance, insert extra moving blankets within the spots between boxes and furniture to stop shifting of items within the truck. For even more safeguards, place plastic over your belongings if it is raining throughout your move, as moving blankets are not waterproof.

Are Moving Blankets Worth It?

Definitely. They are a simple, economical way to ready your items to be moved. Moving blankets are a good item to have on moving day for a couple of factors:

· They not only protect your antique tables from being banged up with dents, but they make sure your urns, glass slippers, and lamps get to your storage unit or at your new home in one piece.


· Moving blankets keep your nightstands clear of dirt, dust, and debris, and minimizes the potential of your mirrors breaking over the move, preventing you from having 7 years of bad luck.


Moving day doesn't need to be hectic. Get in touch today to make sure your move is organized as well as stress-free. Our long-distance and local professional movers are skilled, patient, and efficient, and are prepared to assist you with your local or cross-country moving undertaking.

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