Which Furniture Moving Pads Should You Use?
Believe it or not, not all furniture moving
pads are alike!
The higher quality pad,
the longer it will last, but several factors also
affect it's life expectancy.
If your pads get wet,
they will start to get moldy and eventually break
down. Local delivery pads have a tendency to get
dirtier faster as they are moved from place to place
frequently. Often used pads can show wear due to
These quilted pads, used to protect furniture
during a move come in different grades or
qualities and you want to make sure you get the right
one for the job. Made with cotton batting inside and
tough material outside, these pads are sewn up like a
quilt to provide a baffle between your fine furniture
and whatever it might hit up against during a
Furniture moving pads come in different ranges -
ones for long haul moving, ones for local delivery and
ones for high value products.
Of course, the main job of furniture moving pads is
to protect your furniture so you need to make sure the
pads are of good quality and not threadbare and thin.
The pads should be wrapped around any type of
furniture - not just wooden. Typically they are
secured with movers tape if and it is advisable to use
more than 1 on high end and expensive furniture.
Caring for moving pads is easy. Simply treat them
with respect! Don't throw them down on the ground
and take care to make sure they do not get wet. Fold
them up when done and store them neatly. If you
notice the outer material becoming worn, it's
probably time to discard that pad as it won't take
long for the thing to fall apart.