Moving Blankets

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3000062
$159.90

Approx: 83-93 lbs/dz
S-style lock stitching
72” x 80”
Colorfast

42472-FPS
$17.90

Single Moving Pad
S-style lock stitching
72” x 80”
Colorfast

3000064
$139.90

Approx: 78-87 lbs/dz
S-style lock stitching
72” x 80”
Colorfast

42462
$14.90

Single Moving Pad
S-style lock stitching
72” x 80”
Colorfast

3000183
$89.90

Approx: 54-64 lbs/dz
S-style lock stitching
72” x 80”
Colorfast

42467WPS
$12.90

Single Moving Pad
S-style lock stitching
72” x 80”
Colorfast

3000091
$32.00

Padded Cushioning
Secure Spring Clamps

3000216
$11.00

48” H x 16” W
Velcro for Quick Release

How Moving Blankets Can Help Make Your Next Move Easy!


One thing that is certain when it comes to a first-time move is that it can be extremely challenging and stressful. In today’s guide, we will be going over some of the ways that moving blankets can help provide you with a less stressful move and help you get your personal belongings to the next location without added scratches or damage. Let’s begin.

What are Moving Blankets and How Can They Help


Moving Blankets are made from a high-quality polyester-cotton blend that helps to create a barrier of layers of fabric between sensitive surfaces and the items you are moving to a new location. Some of these commonly damaged items from scratches or damage include kitchen tables, refrigerators, glass desks, end tables, coffee tables, and more.

There are few things worse than transporting heavy furniture or appliances during a move to a new location only to find out they were damaged from rubbing against other household goods in transit. Damaged furniture and appliances during transport can be extremely expensive to repair and often more than can not always be repaired back to their original condition and will need to be replaced in the future.

Moving Blankets were created in order to help remove this recurring problem from happening and designed for both first-time and professional movers to help transport personal belongings to the next location safely.

The Differences Between Blankets and Moving Blankets


The main difference between normal household blankets and moving blankets is the amount of fabric and materials that are used to manufacture each. Normal household blankets typically weigh less than a pound in physical weight and are designed to help keep you warm. Moving Blankets on the other hand can weigh anywhere from 3 lbs to 8 lbs each depending on how heavy-duty the moving pads are. Moving Blankets are all generally 72” x 80” in physical size as the industry standard size and include an “S” shape stitching pattern that provides great strength and added durability.

Due to the amount of fabric being used as an ultimate determining factor of how much protection the blanket offers you can see why household blankets aren’t the ideal solution for protecting sensitive wooden or other surfaces during a move. The general rule for determining the grade or level of protection the moving blankets you are looking to purchase offer is determined by the industry scale of weight per dozen blankets use.

Often, you will see competitors and oversea companies offering heavy-duty moving blankets for extremely cheap prices. The issue with competitors is often moving blankets offer very little protection and are normally under 36 lbs per dozen in weight which is not nearly enough to protect most sensitive wooden, glass, or metal surfaces from sharp edges inside of an enclosed trailer or moving van.

The lightest in physical weight per dozen blankets that we offer our customers is our warehouse moving blankets which weigh approximately 54 lbs to 64 lbs per dozen moving blankets. After being in the professional moving and cargo control industry for more than 25 years since 1993 we have determined from feedback from our customers that this level of blankets is really the start of a good level of protection.

Lodi Metals has three different levels of moving blankets such as our warehouse moving blankets that offer good protection, moving van pads that offer a great level of protection, and our furniture moving blankets that offer the best levels of protection. Furniture Moving blankets weigh approximately 83 lbs to 93 lbs per dozen and are designed for those who move often or those who are looking to protect higher-end or extremely sensitive surfaces that are at higher risk of becoming damaged during a move.

The Different Levels of Protection from Moving Blankets


Warehouse Moving Blankets – These blankets are our lightest moving blankets by physical weight and weigh approximately 54 to 64 lbs per dozen moving blankets. Despite these blankets being considered our lowest tier for protection these moving blankets are often found to be twice the strength of our competitor’s weight per dozen moving pads. This is one of the reasons why it is extremely important to find the weight per dozen moving pads when purchasing as it is a great indicator of the level of protection that is being offered.

Van Pad Moving Blankets – Van Pads are our premium quality tier of blankets and weigh approximately 78 to 87 lbs per dozen blankets. These blankets offer an extremely high level of protection for those who are moving or plan on moving several times in the next few years throughout the product’s life cycle. This level of protection moving blankets was designed to protect wooden surfaces, glass surfaces, metal surfaces, and electronics throughout moves. If you have any questions or if you need a large quantity quote you can give our experts a call at 800-807-5634 for the best prices we can offer today!

Furniture Pads Moving Blankets – Furniture Pads are our heaviest duty level of protection for sensitive surfaces and are also the heaviest in physical weight moving blankets that we offer in our online store. Furniture pads weigh approximately 83 to 93 lbs per dozen depending on the amount of material that is used per blanket and is designed for repetitive moves. This is the ideal combination for professional movers, auto body shops, or those who ship cargo often.

Hand Truck Cover Moving Blankets – Hand Truck Covers are made from the same materials that moving blankets are made out of and include a velcro release in order to quickly attach into place or release once you are done using the appliance trucks. One of the major benefits of using this product is being able to transport potentially extremely heavy cargo that also has sensitive surfaces with ease.

Door Jamb Protector Moving Blankets – Door Jam Pads are designed to help protect both wooden door jambs and the cargo you are moving into a new location from becoming scratched up while entering tight spaces such as door frames. This is one of the ideal types of moving supplies for professional movers as the last thing you want to do after transporting potentially heavy personal belongings is for them to become damaged in the last several steps.

Frequently Asked Moving Blanket Questions


How Many Moving Blankets Do I Need? – In general, most rooms in a house will on average use between 8 to 12 moving blankets per room. For example, a 3-bedroom house may use 24 to 36 moving blankets in order to protect all surfaces during a move.

Can you Machine Wash Moving Blankets – We’ve heard feedback from some of our customers who have had great success with washing heavier-duty blankets, but as they were not designed to be washed please use this method on your own risk. For lighter-duty blankets that are designed for a more limited time use we recommend instead using odor removers such as odor-eliminating air sprays on the blankets as they could easily tear or become destroyed in a washing machine.

How are Moving Blankets Held In Place During a Move? – The number one way that moving blankets are usually held into place is by using stretch wrap followed by moving rubber bands, cam buckle straps, or ratchet straps to name a few of the many different ways that moving blankets are held in place.

Moving Blankets