Your crystal chandelier is an elegant and expensive part of your home's décor. Moving a chandelier may sound intimidating, but you can't bare to part with it, especially if it's a gift or heirloom. Don't let intimidation stop you from taking your beloved chandelier with you. Follow these guidelines for packing a crystal chandelier.
Prepare to Pack the Chandelier
To pack the chandelier, gather:
step-ladder screwdriver marker thick towel tissue paper or newspaper bubble wrap foam padding plastic ties plastic freezer bags packing tape packing peanuts sturdy boxes assistant (optional) Shut off the power to the room from the breaker box to prevent shock when you remove the chandelier.
If you're planning a cross-country move in the near future, you may be putting the most thought into relocating your pets -- particularly if they spend time both indoors and outdoors. Unfortunately, some indoor/outdoor pets can become traumatized or disoriented during the moving process, potentially even running away from your new home in an attempt to find their way back to their former stomping grounds. What can you do to make your moving process as stress-free as possible for your indoor/outdoor pets?
If you have had plenty of notice prior to a move, you may have attempted to use up your toiletries before the move. But, if you haven't managed to or are moving on short notice, you may want to pack your half used lotions, shampoos and make-up up so they don't go to waste. However, you don't want them to break apart or leak out in the box either. Here are a few tips that you should follow when you are packing up your toiletries during a move.
Relocating to a new home is typically an exciting process for the whole family, as it promises the adventure of new experiences, interesting challenges, and lifestyle opportunities. But along with the excitement tends to come some stress – adults might worry about finances and the logistics of moving, kids may face feelings of separation anxiety due to leaving friends and familiar surroundings, and even your pets are likely to experience anxiety and stress throughout all the moving commotion.
Moving can be a stressful event. From packing and organizing to transporting heavy items, it is easy to see the challenges. Unfortunately, moving cherished pieces of antique furniture can be even more overwhelming due to the possibility of damage. Considering some pieces of antique furniture have sold for multi-millions of dollars in auctions, protecting your own antique piece while moving is imperative. Using these tips, you can protect the look, construction, and value of your antique furniture while moving.