Rugs are used to cover certain types of floors like wood floor or cemented floors. Covering your floor with rugs provides a lot of benefits. It is soft and thus provides cushioning effect on your legs. During cold weather, it helps to keep your feet warm or from catching cold. Matching bare footed on wood or cemented floor can be very cold. If the floor of your home is covered with rugs and you are moving house, you may want to move with it especially if the size of your new floor is the same with the size of your old floor. You can ship your rug. But the shipping of rug is not as simple as the shipping of some other household items. There are several challenges involved in that. Below are some of the problems with rug shipping.
Challenges with rug shipping
One problem with the shipment of rug especially the packing aspect of it is that it is very heavy. Being heavy has several implications. You may find it difficult folding it or putting it into a moving box. Even when it is folded and put into the moving boxes, lifting it may be problematic as well. You may require the help of another person for you to be able to lift and load the rug unto a truck.
The dimension of the rug is another aspect of the rug that can constitute some problem to you when you want to ship your rug. Given that it serves as a cover for the floor, it is as big as the area of the floor of the room where it is place. Its dimension makes it difficult for it to be cleaned before folding. It also contributes to the difficult experienced in folding it.
Different kinds of materials are used in creating rugs. Some of the materials that can be used to create rugs are nylon, acetate, rayon, wool, cotton and silk. These materials are expensive, delicate and antique. The nature of these materials make the packing of rugs more complex because you have to do anything you want to do very carefully so that nothing will happen to the rug. Some designs of rug have some artworks on them and this highlights the need to handle them with utmost carefulness. Besides, items with artworks are highly valuable to most people.