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Furniture Resources, Guides & Tips

Simplify the process of shipping your belongings and moving your home or office with our furniture resources, furniture guides, and furniture tips.

Top 5 Reasons To Ship A Mattress

Posted on Apr 22, 2016

Don’t lose sleep worrying about moving your mattress! Let the experts at Transit Systems, Inc. ship your mattress for you — affordably, safely and quickly.

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How To Ship A Glass Table

Posted on Apr 13, 2016

Clearly, there is a right way and a wrong way to ship a table with a glass top. Learn how to pack and ship a glass table correctly so it arrives at your destination in one piece.

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Best Practices For Shipping A Bedroom Set

Posted on Apr 11, 2016

Moving and shipping leader, Transit Systems, has provided a guide of best practices for packing and shipping all of the furniture pieces in a bedroom set.

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How to Ship Fragile and Valuable Items

Posted on Feb 23, 2016

Do you plan on shipping a fragile or valuable item? If so, check out Transit Systems' latest blog with a guide for beginners.

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How to Prepare Patio Furniture for Moving and Storage

Posted on Jul 22, 2015

Whether you are getting ready to move to a new home or just packing things up for the winter, prepping patio furniture for storage is an important task. Properly preparing of your patio set can help to prevent any damage and ensure your furniture stays looking like new for years to come. The following tips will help you to protect your patio furniture for both a move and storage until next summer. Preparing pads, cushions, and pillows Most patio furniture include pads or cushions that need to be protected differently than the rest of the items. First, you need to make sure they are clean and d...

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Shipping Antique Wooden Furniture In Humid Climates

Posted on May 29, 2015

When shipping furniture; especially antique wooden furniture, you need think about changes in humidity. Shipping from or through dry and humid climates can cause your precious furniture to become damaged or warped. But fear not! Shipping wooden antique furniture can be a safe and stress-free process for you and your things. Follow the tips below to learn how to make this an easy process for you.   Tips for Keeping Wood Furniture Safe In no particular order, here are some pro tips to remember when shipping old wooden furniture.   1. Humidity Warping vs. Forced Damage There are different types o...

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