What to Do with Your Furniture When You Get New Flooring

by | Dec 14, 2020 | Home

Taking the plunge to get new flooring for your home can be exciting, especially if the new material is an upgrade and something you have always wanted. It can be even more satisfying if the existing floors are in poor condition. However, replacing all of the flooring in your home can also be a daunting task because most of the furniture and other items you own spend their life on your floor, so what are you supposed to do with your belongings? Well, today, we will be exploring a few options that you can consider.

Factors to Consider

In order for your new flooring to be installed, your furniture and possessions will need to be out of the way. Before you explore the following options, there are a few factors to consider, like the size of your flooring project and your home, how long installation will take, your budget, and if moving furniture was in the flooring installation quote. Once you have an answer, it will be easier to take the next step.

Move Your Furniture

Simply moving your furniture to another room during your floor installation will work well for people who have a small project or a minimalistic room to work with. This can even work if you are having multiple rooms refloored. It can be hard work carrying furniture into different rooms, but it won’t cost you any money and your beloved belongings won’t even have to leave the safety of your home.

Shed or Garage

Storing your furniture in a shed or garage will only be possible if you have outdoor storage space. If you do, then a shed or garage can provide the perfect makeshift home for your furniture while you install your new flooring. You need to be confident that these areas are dry and safe, to ensure your furnishings don’t get damaged or stolen. If they are, then this could be a convenient option for you. 

Short-Term Storage

If your flooring project is exceptionally large, then renting a self-storage unit may be the best option for you. This will allow you to get all of your furniture out of the way and into a safe and secure place. Billabong Self Storage Facility is the perfect solution for storing all of your household items in the Perth area. They provide premium ‘drive up’ access storage solutions and have a variety of sizes of units available to suit you.

Tips for Preparation

Here are some tips for preparation once you’ve evaluated your flooring project and you know what to do with your furniture. First, you should finish any home remodelling tasks in the room you’re working with. You should maintain large appliances (if they’re in the room you are re-flooring) and stock up on masking tape and tarps. Finally, be mindful of your pets, as this will be a stressful time for them. Knowing what to do with your furniture when you get new flooring will allow you to feel more relaxed and comfortable with the upgrade. You just need to plan in advance and select an option that works well with your lifestyle and budget.

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