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January 21, 2022

Moving Blankets are a Must Have on Moving Day

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

When you plan to move, a lot of people establish a date, call a moving company in El Paso, and buy moving supplies. Boxes, tape, as well as packing paper are generally at the top of the list, succeeded by a roll of bubble wrap that the youngsters will try to take away to jump on. While these types of must-have supplies are necessary, making certain you've got moving blankets readily available will make your moving day to proceed efficiently.

Moving blankets are often the key to making sure your bedroom furniture, bookcases, and also the cherished bronze sculpture of your cat, Garfield, get delivered safe and sound at their new home. Consider them as the pals which go the extra mile along with your household furniture, keeping your belongings protected against the damage that sometimes happens on moving day. Your neighborhood moving company in El Paso can determine how many blankets you really need to protect your big belongings.

When Do I Need To Use Moving Blankets?

Professional movers in El Paso make use of moving blankets with every moving job, and you need to too. Make use of moving blankets to wrap your most valuable belongings and keep them free from danger, secure, and clean while they're being moved. As these padded cloths are made to absorb shock, moving blankets can prevent your treasured table or dining room chairs from being damaged throughout transit.

Moving blankets could also be used to cover your corners, banisters, and also doorways during the move. Wrap damage-prone locations in your residence with moving blankets to offer a layer of protection as home furnishings and other belongings are being moved.

How Should I Utilize Them?

Furniture blankets are generally 6 to 7 feet each side and also consist of a number of layers of filler materials (cotton, polyester, and also nylon) stitched collectively similar to a bedspread. Moving blankets are usually two-sided, typically having a lighter-colored side along with a darker side. Make use of the lighter side of the blanket to cover your items that need extra protection over the move. The darker side needs to face out.

When traveling across the country, insert additional moving blankets inside the spots between cartons and household furniture to stop moving of things inside the moving truck. For additional safeguards, put plastic over your things if it's raining during your move, since moving blankets will not be waterproof.

Are Moving Blankets Worth It?

Absolutely. They're a simple, affordable method to prepare your things to be moved. Moving blankets are a great item to have on moving day for two factors:

· They not only protect your vintage tables from becoming banged up with dings, but they make sure your floral vases, glass slippers, and lamps get to your storage unit or at your new home whole.

· Moving blankets keep your nightstands free from dirt, dust, and debris, and reduces the potential of your mirrors breaking during the move, preventing you from having 7 years of misfortune.

Moving day needn't be upsetting. Call us today to ensure that your move is organized as well as stress-free. Our professional movers in El Paso are knowledgeable, patient, and efficient, and are prepared to help you with your local or cross-country moving job.


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The Mickelson Family
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