How To Fit A Couch Through A Door
Getting a new couch can be exciting but the challenge comes when you have to fit it through the door. Many people have struggled to fit a couch through a doorway at one time or another. It can be an intimidating task but with the right techniques you can easily maneuver your couch into your room. This article will cover different methods tools that will make the job easier.
Measure Your Doorway Couch
Before you start moving the couch the first step is to measure the doorway your couch. Measure the width height of the doorway the height length width of the couch.
You need to ensure that your couch can fit through the doorway. If the couch is too big you may have to dismantle it or consider alternative methods like removing the door or using a window if they are large enough.
Disassemble the Couch
If your couch is too big it may be necessary to disassemble it before moving it through the doorway. This usually involves removing the legs arms of the couch or even separating the couch into smaller pieces.
You will need a screwdriver or other tools to do this. Make sure to keep all the parts together so you can easily reassemble it later.
Use Plastic Wrap
Using plastic wrap to cover your couch is an effective way of preventing damage during the move. Plastic wrap is especially useful if you have to move the couch through a tight space.
Cover the couch entirely with the plastic wrap making sure to wrap it securely. This will prevent damage from friction against door frames walls.
Use a Dolly or Furniture Sliders
A dolly or furniture slider can make the task of moving a couch through a doorway easier.
A dolly is a hand-truck with wheels that makes moving furniture more manageable while furniture sliders are small plastic or metal plates that you can use to slide the couch more easily.
If you are using a dolly make sure to strap the couch onto it securely.
Fitting a couch through a doorway is not as difficult as it appears if you follow the steps above. Also consider enlisting the help of friends or professionals to ease the process. By measuring your couch doorway disassembling your furniture if necessary using plastic wrap using the right tools you can move your couch without any hassle.
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