Whether you bought a vibrant new sofa to coincide with your eclectic decor or are transferring a sofa out of a Lombard Street apartment into your new Victorian home, a furniture dolly helps you with the task. These dollies sit low to the floor on four caster wheels and are rectangular. It is also possible to find them in resin or plastic, although furniture dollies are typically constructed of wood. To transport a sofa into a moving truck , lease a furniture dolly from a DIY retailer or a moving gear company.

Roll the furniture dolly to a single end of the sofa. Swing the furniture up onto its side and set it alongside one end of the sofa. Move round the furniture dolly until the sofa and its surface will be flush to get an idea of how to organize the sofa when you are prepared to move.

Lift the sofa off the ground and slide the furniture dolly move the sofa so that it’s directly above the furniture dolly. Enlist an assistant if the sofa is heavy or too big to maneuver. Position the furniture dolly lengthwise.

Roll the sofa keeping both hands on the sofa to stabilize it. When encountering bumps such as sidewalk cracks or doorway ledges, slow down and then push the furniture dolly over the barrier with your foot while your hands stabilize the load.

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