When you are moving something down or up a flight of stairs, there isn't really any room to set the furniture down. Because of this, the last thing you want is to get to a point where you are unable to progress. When this happens, you have two options. The first of these options is to go back, and the second of these options is to hold the furniture until you figure out the way to move it. To avoid having this issue, it can be very useful to plan how you intend to move the furniture in order to get it down or up the stairs. This is mostly going to be an issue that you may encounter on flights of stairs that have corners or turns. To plan you will want to figure out the angle that you will be holding the furniture, as well as other things such as the height.
Depending on what you are moving, you may be able to slide it down the stairs. To do this you will need to put something between the stairs and the furniture to reduce the friction. This will only work with certain pieces of furniture. The main thing that the furniture will need is a flat bottom. You don't want to have anything that will have parts sticking out that could get caught on the stairs. The key is that you want the furniture to go down the stairs as smoothly as possible. The other thing that the furniture needs, is to not be too fragile. Even though you will be choosing something that will move down fairly smoothly, there will still be a fair amount of bumpiness. You don't want something that is going to break on the way down.
One of the easiest things that you can do to help you in moving out of a home with multiple floors, is hire a furniture removal company. When you are moving home, you are going to want to hire a furniture removal company anyway. Since you are going to be hiring them anyway, you may as well take advantage of this fact to move your furniture down your stairs. Most moving companies will help to move furniture in and out of homes. This means that they should be able to move your furniture that may not be on the main floor.
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