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how much does a cherry dresser weigh

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Asked by Annette

September 25, 2014 under Moving Truck Rental

5 cherry chest of drawers, empty

Answered by Jenna Farmer

September 25, 2014

Hi, thanks so much for coming to Movers.com with your question about the weight of your dresser. 

If you're planning a DIY move, big pieces of furniture like a solid wood dresser can be extremely difficult, not to mention dangerous, to move by yourself. Before you even attempt it, be sure you have the essential tools you’ll need to move the dresser properly (like moving straps and a dolly). Though different types of wood will result in different weights, solid wood dressers are much heavier than anything made with composite materials, and will likely be well over 200 pounds. 

So, if you're planning to move your entire bedroom set, you may want to reconsider handling it by yourself. 

Hire professional movers

Professional movers will be well equipped to handle the job of blanket wrapping and lifting your cherry dresser onto the moving truck, ensuring it gets to your new location without damage. If you head over to our homepage, you can fill out our free quote form for the type of moving services you require. If you're moving your entire home, you can get quotes from full service movers, or if you just need your dresser moved, you can get quotes for small moving services. 

Thanks again for visiting Movers.com! 

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