Old 09-18-2017, 02:27 PM
Missy2U Missy2U is offline
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Originally Posted by Quasimodem View Post
So I shouldn't use Gorilla tape, right? Okay, Well, then how about we just take the drawers out and transport them that way?

Thanks, guestchaz

We've always used the cello tape that comes on a roll (with the dispenser) to tape the drawers shut. It works just fine and didn't damage anything at all. The heavy chest and such we just pulled out, taped a piece of cardboard over the top, and stacked - my guys (friends) carried 3 or 4 at a time that way AND could stack them on their edges in the moving truck to save space and nothing fell out (and depending on what is in the drawer, affords you a little privacy).
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Old 09-18-2017, 08:13 PM
guestchaz guestchaz is offline
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Aye, this is the way professional movers do it sometimes, well, we (where I work anyway) don't put tape directly on the furniture, and pad it up with moving pads (blankets) first, but yeah a lot of times we will tip a dresser up on end, makes it easier to move with a hand truck. Same trick works for sofas too, well, except when going through doors. As far as stuff falling out goes, that's why I suggested putting some packing paper in drawers holding non-clothing items, to help prevent that.
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