How To: Move A Couch Around A Tight Corner

How To: Move A Couch Around A Tight Corner

Rebecca Orlov
Aug 6, 2008

In a classic Friends episode, Ross convinces Chandler and Rachel to help him move his new couch up a few flights of stairs in lieu of paying the delivery charge. A hand drawn sketch and a few "pivots" later and, of course, the couch is stuck in mid-rounding-the-corner. When moving your own furniture, what is the best way of getting around those tight corners with a couch or a large piece of furniture?

After polling a few people and researching what expert movers have to say, here are a few tips that you can use on Moving Day. And if all else fails, a window, balcony and just buying chairs may be your answer. Of course there is always paying that delivery charge.

(Title image via Friends Season 5, Episode 16)

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