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How to Ship a Table Fountain

The sound of flowing water is known for its relaxing and soothing effect. Fountains, apart from being decorative, also humidify the indoor air which helps prevent the skin from drying out. A do-it-yourself table top or desk fountain can be a great way to bring out your creativity while simultaneously relieving stress and enhancing your…

September 30, 2013
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How to Ship a Phonograph

Vintage phonographs are the most sought after items among antique collectors and music enthusiasts. Introduced in 1877, phonographs are among the earliest sound playing and recording devices ever invented. Despite the emergence of modern music players, which produce high-quality sound, phonographs remain popular among collectors because of the history that comes with them. Standard phonographs…

September 11, 2013
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How to Ship a Japanese Futon

A futon is a traditional Japanese bedding consisting of a mattress that is laid on top of a tatami mat and is used for sleeping. It can be easily folded and stored away when not in use, making it a popular alternative to conventional beds in homes with limited spaces. Japanese futons usually come in…

August 15, 2013
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How to Ship a Bean Bag Chair

Bean bag chairs are popular furniture especially among the young. They provide comfortable seating ideal for casual settings. Bean bag chairs come in various styles, shapes, colors, sizes and can be made from a variety of materials including leather, denim, and other sturdy fabric. Commercially available ones are usually filled with shredded memory foam, PVC…

August 1, 2013
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How to Ship a Dollhouse

Dollhouses are not only popular among young girls but also among adults who are into building and collecting these miniature homes. Vintage dollhouses are most favored by hobbyists because of their exquisite craftsmanship, history, and rarity. Some of these antique miniature dwellings, that come complete with furniture and accessories one would see in regular-sized homes,…

May 23, 2013
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How to Ship a Folding Screen

A folding screen is a group of three or more vertical panels joined together by hinges. It is popular for its practical uses, such as dividing a room or providing privacy, as well as its decorative purposes. A folding screen, which can be made from a variety of materials, stands on its own and is…

May 3, 2013
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How to Ship a Water Mattress

A water mattress is a type of cushion filled with water and used as an alternative to the conventional foam rubber mattress. It is preferred by many individuals for its numerous health-related benefits. A water mattress shapes exactly to the body, thus minimizing pressure, making it popular among individuals suffering from back pains and spinal…

May 1, 2013
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How to Ship a Recliner

A recliner is an armchair with a backrest that can be tilted back and footrest that can be raised to provide the occupant optimum comfort. It also usually comes with plush padding making it a cozy and comfortable piece of furniture. Some modern variations come with motorized reclining features, that adjust the backrest with a…

April 28, 2013
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How to Ship a Wooden Medicine Cabinet

Rustic medicine cabinets made from recycled or reclaimed wood are popular accessories for bathrooms with country, vintage, or shabby chic styles. Barn wood, old railroad ties, or wood from demolished structures are usually used to build these cabinets. The worn-out look, peeling paint, and even termite damage can add charm to these medicine cabinets. Shipping…

April 24, 2013
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How to Ship a Fire Pit

A fire pit is a great addition to a backyard, providing warmth during cold nights and a place to gather around for some homemade s’ mores. Traditional pits can be made from rustic bricks or natural stones. Portable pits, made from metal and readily available from home stores, are also gaining popularity because they can…

April 21, 2013
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How to Ship A Sink

Improvements in the shipping industry and advancement in technology have made it easier to ship everything including the kitchen sink! Being made from a variety of materials such as aluminum, stainless steel, fiberglass, ceramic, marble, granite, glass, and even wood, sinks come in different shapes, sizes, and weights. Whether light or heavy, compact or bulky,…

April 9, 2013
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How to Ship a Chest of Drawers

A chest of drawers can be cumbersome to ship because of its bulk, weight, and pesky drawers that seem to roll out every chance they get. Antiques and ornate ones are even riskier to ship unless they are properly packaged to avoid scratches, dents, and other damages. However, knowing the right way to pack and…

March 12, 2013
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How to Ship Office Equipment

Are you relocating your business and taking your office equipment to your new location? Packing and transporting office furniture and machinery can be a daunting task. Items such as desks, filing cabinets, and office cubicles are heavy and bulky while computer CPUs, monitors, printers, and copiers are fragile and require special care and packaging. Here…

January 17, 2013
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How to Ship a Chaise Lounge

Seating furniture is one of the most difficult items to ship.  They are usually bulky, heavy, and irregularly-shaped making them impossible to just fit in a box and taken to the post office. When shipping home furniture such as a chaise lounge, properly packed them first to ensure that they arrive intact and without any…

November 30, 2012
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How to Ship a Kiddie Bed

Because it’s smaller in size, a kiddie bed is relatively easier to ship than say a king-size bed or any other massive home furniture. Nevertheless, it still requires proper packing to ensure that it arrives intact and without any damage. Here are some helpful tips on how to ship a kiddie bed. Remove the mattress…

November 16, 2012
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How to ship a beach chair

A beach chair is a great gift for someone who loves the beach. This kind of chair is usually foldable and made of light-weight materials to make it easy to take along during beach outings. Some even come with their own carrying cases. When shipping a beach chair, proper packing must be observed to ensure…

June 29, 2012
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Things to consider when shipping antique furniture

Because most antiques came from a bygone era, they are more likely to be fragile and require utmost care when handled. Thus it is imperative that you should know the important procedures when shipping antique furniture. Furthermore, antiques are usually high priced or hold a certain sentimental value, so shipping them requires more caution. Professional…

May 21, 2012
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How to Ship Cabinets, Dressers and Armoires

Shipping large furniture pieces like a chest of drawers, dressers, and cabinets require proper packing to ensure that they are safe from damage during transport. It is best to disassemble big pieces like these before shipping to make them easier to handle as well as to save on space. Here are some tips on how…

May 15, 2012
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How to ship a table

A piece of bulky furniture like a table needs to be properly packed for protection and ease of handling before shipping. Here are valuable tips on how to ship tables properly: 1. Inspect the table and determine how it can be disassembled to make it as compact and possible.

May 10, 2012
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How to ship furniture abroad

Shipping furniture internationally can get insanely expensive not to mention stressful. You have to make sure that each piece is packaged properly to prevent getting damaged during transit. Some people would rather buy new furniture than ship their old ones to their new destination and face all the hassles of shipping furniture abroad. You can…

May 9, 2012
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