How to Move a Couch on a Dolly

Save

If you are in the middle of relocating or moving from one house or apartment to another, the heaviest items will be the biggest obstacles. Because furniture is designed to sit in one place, it is often bulky and awkward to move. Aside from free-lifting a couch, you can use lifting straps. These straps still require you to use your muscles from start to finish. The other alternative is to use a dolly.

Things You'll Need

  • Helper
  • Move everything out of the pathway you'll be rolling the couch past. Pick up any area rugs as well as furniture.

  • Place the dolly close to the couch. Have your helper lift one end of the couch. Roll the dolly under the couch and position it in the center to properly balance and lift the couch.

  • Carefully and slowly push the couch from one end rolling it over the floor to its new place. Don't push too fast or the couch may rock off the dolly or damage a wall by sliding into it.

Tips & Warnings

  • To move the couch through a doorway, you will likely have to lift it off the dolly.

Related Searches

References

  • "How to Survive a Move: By Hundreds of Happy People Who Did"; Jamie Allen, et al.; 2006
  • Photo Credit Hemera Technologies/PhotoObjects.net/Getty Images
Promoted By Zergnet

Comments

You May Also Like

  • How to Move a Couch

    A couch may not be the heaviest object in your house, compared to a refrigerator or washing machine, but it is likely...

  • Easy Way to Lift a Couch

    The days of throwing out your back or getting other serious injuries from lifting couches and other heavy furniture are no more....

Related Searches

Check It Out

22 DIY Ways to Update Your Home on a Small Budget

M
Is DIY in your DNA? Become part of our maker community.
Submit Your Work!