Heavy Table Removals Perth

Perth removalists moving marble table

How to Safely Move a Heavy Table


If you’re moving a heavy glass-topped table, apart from being heavy they can also be very fragile. Just make sure you’re exercising caution in the process when wrapping, moving and transporting it in a moving truck so it doesn’t shatter, or any damage is sustained such as cracks or scratches.

Don’t make the mistake or wrapping your table with bubble wrap; many people believe that this is the best option however it can cause damage to the table. As all tables are different materials, you need to know which wrapping and moving methods are best for each one.





Whenever possible, dismantle the table by removing the legs, and dismantle/remove all tops or glass parts and pack them all separately. This will make the table lighter to move and prevent any scratches to door frames or walls if there are difficult access points. It will also allow for more space in your moving truck. Once disassembled, wrap all parts in a moving blanket.



Marbles or Granite Tables



Even though marble/granite tables are heavy, they’re also easily breakable. When moving your marble or granite table top, always keep it upright when moving and storing. If you’re using a removals company, they should know exactly what to do when packing the table with moving blankets.



Glass Tables



Making sure that the table is packed properly will protect it from scratches during your move. If you follow these steps, it should be a breeze!


1. Use butchers or packing paper to cover the table-top completely and use table to secure the paper. Make sure no tape contacts the table, so using more paper will be the key.


2. Wrap the table-top with bubble wrap. The paper will act as a barrier so none of the wrap will come into contact with the glass.


3. Secure the table top into your removals truck between sturdy, softer items or tie to the side of the truck. If using a removalist in Perth, they will already know this procedure.



Moving the Table



Use lifting straps if the table can’t be dismantled. These will help with bad access or staircases. If using one of the many Perth removalists, always make sure that they have the right experience and equipment. If you’re doing it yourself, never place the glass flat onto the floor or put anything on top of it. This will cause the glass to shatter. Always be mindful of the length and weight too. If the table is over 2 metres in length, make sure you’re using 3 removalists, not just 2. If the weight is over 250kgs, a specialist dolly needs to be used.



For more moving tips, please see our other blogs!

  • Cleaning your new rental

    If you rent a house in Perth then you’ll know only too well the challenges that come with moving house. Not only do you have to contend with the move […]

    read more
  • Moving House Memory Test

    When moving day comes even those with the greatest memory will forget something. You’ll have to keep your mind on so many different things at once, while packing, loading, sweating […]

    read more
  • Moving house with Children

    Moving in Perth is challenging but moving house when you have children is especially tough. Kids will have to get used to new friends, a new home and sometimes a […]

    read more
  • What to look for in a Perth Removalist Company

    If there’s one thing for certain it’s that change is a constant. We’re always looking for ways to keep life ‘interesting’ and that can come in the form of a [...]

    read more
  • Moving Your Appliances

    Moving Your Applicances 2 Easy Removals are the perfect team to turn to during your time of moving and packing. And, whilst we endeavour to do everything possible to make […]

    read more
  • Charity Store Donations

    Charity Store Donations Whether you’re moving house or office, now is the perfect time to assess your belongings and decide what’s worth keeping and what’s worth giving away. And let’s […]

    read more
  • 5 Things to Consider When Moving Your Fridge

    Moving household appliances is an intricate affair. Most of the household electrical appliances are very expensive and they should be handled with a lot of care. The fridge is considered as […]

    read more
  • Why You Need to Hire 2 Easy Removals for your Piano Removal

      It is always advisable to find a professional Perth Removals company to move a piano, instead of trying to do it yourself. A piano is heavy and expensive. You […]

    read more
Get a quote now