It’s easy to think that all you need during the moving process is boxes or a moving company. However, protecting surfaces, your property and even your walls while moving can help prevent adding unnecessary costs and additional charges.


For floors, we recommend using a heavy duty board product so you don’t scratch them. Try to avoid dragging furniture. If it is a heavy item, add additional protection by placing a drop cloth underneath the piece of furniture.

If your space has carpet, carpet film is a great option to keep mud, dust and other airborne particles from damaging your floor. In addition (no matter the surface type), place a door mat in front of your home to keep tracking to a minimum.


It’s easy for furniture to get dinged up in the moving process. To prevent this and give yourself peace of mind, simply use bubble wrap or drape a canvas drop cloth over it to help prevent scratches and dings. If you have household items or fragile items other than furniture, bubble wrap is a great protector.

Walls and Doors

Walls can be tough to protect. However, Trimaco offers a heavy duty adhesive surface protector that can be used for vertical surfaces. We recommend testing Trimaco’s Tack Back before use, and never leave the product on a surface for more than 60 days.

In addition to walls, door jambs are also difficult to protect. Be sure to simply slide on a Trimaco door jamb protector to avoid dings and scratches to your jamb.

Trimaco & the moving industry

Be sure to explore Trimaco’s full product catalog for more information on all of our products and prepare for your upcoming move. Whether you are moving boxes or hiring professional movers, let Trimaco be part of your protection plan in your new home. Moving soon? Check out some of the industry’s most popular Trimaco products below:

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