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how to
measure for
furniture delivery

It's a must to take proper measurements to ensure your furniture will not only fit in
your space, but also to ensure it fits through all of the passageways upon delivery.
Follow these easy tips and watch a step-by-step video to see how to measure your
furniture like a pro.

3 simple steps for successful furniture delivery

Watch the video

measure your space

Identify the space in the room
where you intend your piece to sit.
Using painter's tape, mark out the
dimensions on the floor. Does it fit?
Is the scale right for the room? You
can also create a floor plan using
our online room planner.

View the room planner

compare dimensions

Consider the furniture to be delivered and determine if it can go straight through entryways or if it will have to go in at an angle or on its end.

Sofa width must be less than
entryway dimensions A or C.

Diagonal Depth

Diagonal depth must be less than entryway dimension B. Diagonal depth is helpful when determining if the piece can be brought in on its end.

Armless Piece

For any piece that does not have arms (such as a wedge), do not use diagonal depth measurement. Instead, be certain that the back height measurement is less than the door width (B).

measure all doorways, passages & stairwells

Measure the interior height and width of every doorway, staircase, elevator and hallway that the item will pass through. Also consider architectural details and low hanging fixtures as you measure.

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