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How to pack and move large area rugs

Packing is a hard task. This task takes the most time in the whole relocation. If you do not pack an item properly you will face the risk of damage to the item, this is especially true when you pack and move large area rugs. You have to take extra care of your rugs since if they get damaged it will increase the costs of your relocation by a lot. Do not procrastinate when you do this since this task takes time. Lack of time to prepare for a relocation to New York can ruin the move.

Organize the packing process

When you pack you need to make sure you stay organized. When you want to pack and move large area rugs time is an important factor. You will also need some packing supplies. It is a good idea to write a list of things you need to do and buy before you start. This way you will not forget anything. If Your relocation to New York is too hard for you to finish on your own it is a great idea to hire movers. There are many movers New York that will pack all your items which includes your rugs. This will make your relocation very easy.

A checklist
Make a list of things you need to do and buy when you want to pack and move large area rugs

Clean the rugs before packing and moving large area rugs

The first step you need to take when you want to pack and move large area rugs is to clean the rug. You do not want to move a dirty rug to your new home. First thing you need to do when you clean your rug is to vacuum it. This is the simplest way to do it. If you didn’t clean your rug for a while or your rug is fragile you should hire professional help. They will clean your rug for you so you will not have to worry about anything. If you do this on your own you might damage your expensive rug, which is one of many downsides on moving on your own. It is very easy to make a mistake when you move by yourself, and these mistakes might cost you.

A vacuum cleaner on a rug
You need to clean your rug before you pack it, for this, you can use a vacuum cleaner

Figure out the direction of the fibers

When you want to pack and move large area rugs it is important to figure out the direction of the fibers. This is a simple step that will protect your rug once you roll it up. Just place your palm on the rug and rub it. The fibers will resist in one direction while in the other direction they will stay smooth. When you want to roll up your rug you should roll it up against the grain. This will ensure your rug does not get damaged while you move. Damage to your things, while you move, is one of the most common things that can go wrong while you move. This is why you need to take extra care of your rugs.

A rug, it is important to figure out the direction of fibers when you want to pack and move large area rugs
Make sure you figure out the direction of the fibers so you can roll the carper properly

Turn the rug upside down and roll it up

Once you figure out the direction of the fibers you need to turn the rug upside down. Many people forget this step when they pack and move large area rugs, which is a huge mistake. This is because if you roll the rug with the pile facing you it will add extra pressure to the back of the rug. The rugs that have stiff backing will get ruined by this, and since you want to avoid this do not forget this step. One this is over you need to roll your rug. You need to be slow when you roll your rug, make sure that the rug is rolled tightly. The tighter it is the easier it will be to handle.

A rolled rug, You need to roll the rug when you want to pack and move large area rugs
Make sure you roll the rug with the back side of the rug facing you

Wrap up the rug

Once you roll the rug into a tight bundle you need to wrap it up. Be sure you do not use plastics to wrap up the rug. This is especially true if you want to store your rug. This is because the plastics will not let the rug breathe, plastic also keeps all the moisture in, which will mean there will be mold. Mold can ruin your rug. Paper is a much better option. If you want to store your rug it is very easy to find cheap storage Brooklyn. Your relocation to Brooklyn can be much easier if you can store the items you do not need right away.

Tie the rug after you wrap it

It is very important to tie the rug properly. This will ensure your rug stays secure during the transport. If you do not do this properly it is very easy to damage the rug during the transport, since it will most likely unfold. Use three pieces of string or rope and tie the rug tightly. You can also use twine for this if you wrap before you tie the rug you can also use tape. Do not use tape if you wrap after you tie the rug since tape can damage the rug.

Relocation is a hard process, it takes a lot of time and effort. If you want to make the relocation easier be sure you pack and move large area rugs as soon as possible. This will let you think about things that are more important. Do not be one of the people that forgets the rugs until the last minute since it will make your relocation much harder.

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