Always take the following measurements:
All door sizes, both width and height.
If the furniture is going up or down stairs, measure the diagonal distance
between the ceiling and the stairs; keep in mind this measurement needs to be 4
or more inches greater than the diagonal measurement of the piece.
height of the hallways.
The most common pieces that do not fit are:
Large headboards going upstairs; because the headboard is much smaller than the
dresser many people assume it will fit, however, many headboards are the
tallest piece going into a bedroom.
Deep sofas, sofas that are deeper in size can be tricky to get around
corners/turns. The best way to ensure a sofa will fit is to measure the
diagonal distance from the head of the sofa to the bottom of the front leg,
this diagonal distance will tell you if the piece can fit through a door or
Heavy merchandise that needs to be turned at the end of a hallway. The heavier
a piece of furniture is, the less maneuverable it is, due to hallway contraints
the delivery teams need to put these pieces on their ends to get around
corners. Which means the ceiling needs to be higher than the diagonal
measurement of the piece.
Please remember that the diagonal measurement will be longer and may affect the
ability to deliver the item to your desired location.
essential that you measure the heights and widths of all internal doorways and
rooms. Turning circles (i.e. tops of stairs), hallways, low
ceilings and banisters may affect the accessibility of the item.
furniture that doesn’t fit is due to the fact that the ceiling is not tall
enough to maneuver the piece. Any pieces that go upstairs should be shorter
than the distance between the ceiling (or overhead) and the steps, be sure to
measure diagonally from the ceiling to the stairs looking for the shortest
The items you are purchasing must measure less than all locations it will pass
through to ensure successful delivery.
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