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Jan 17, 13:22
Question by Tamra (Tamra)

Should the drawers be emptied when moving?

Should the drawers be emptied when moving furniture with drawers (dressers or desks) or should the contents be left in the dresser and/or desk drawers?

Jan 17, 14:08
Answer by henry (Henry Peterson)


First of all if your move is long distance one, I would suggest you to empty all your drawers and pack everything in boxes. They have a long way to go and will be moved from place to place many times before reaching your new home.

For local moves some things could easily be left in drawers (like linen), so when movers put moving blankets on top of the drawer and hold them in place with tapes nothing wrong should happen with it.

Things like office tools and supplies should be taken out of desks, because you don't want them to get all mixed up by the time your furniture arrives at the destination. 

Good luck with your move,

Henry Peterson @

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