One of the most common problems that many people end up dealing with during a move is dirty or damaged floors. Learn more....
One of the most common
problems that many people end up dealing with during a move is dirty or damaged
floors. For example, if you don't take the proper precautions, you could easily
leave behind dirt stains, scratches, and tears. If you leave behind dirty or
damaged carpeting, it's either going to come out of your security deposit or
the new owner is going to request that you pay to have it cleaned or replaced.
The following are a few tips that will help you protect your carpeting during a
pack your boxes too heavy - When you're packing, make
sure that your boxes are light enough to lift. Even if your residential
movers have the strength and equipment needed to carry your boxes, you'll
need to be able to lift them too or else you'll end up shuffling your
boxes across your floors, which can leave scuff marks or tears. If you
need to move furniture around, put sliders underneath them to prevent them
from scuffing or tearing up your carpeting as well.
up a heavy welcome mat - Your residential movers will
be coming in and out of your home as they load the moving truck. This
means that they are likely to track in dirt and debris -- and possibly
even mud if it's raining outside. Set up a thick welcome mat by the
entrance so that they can wipe their shoes before entering your home. You
can't expect them to remove their shoes before coming inside, after all.
the route into your home - Before your residential
movers show up, figure out what the best way into your home is going to
be. If there's a large puddle right in front of the entrance, you may want
to reroute them through an alternative entrance, such as through the
garage or a side door. Another option is to lay down some plywood, heavy
cardboard, or tarp over any muddy spots or puddles near the entrance. This
will prevent your movers from tracking in water and mud that will stain
These are a few ways that you
can keep your carpeting from getting stained or damaged during your upcoming
move. For more professional moving tips, or to request a free estimate for a
residential move in the West Palm Beach, FL, area, be sure to contact us at Brandon Transfer & Storage by calling 561-408-7679 today.