Moving a bookcase without breaking it or myself
April 29, 2011 9:39 PM Subscribe
Anyone have experience moving an Ikea EXPEDIT bookcase?
posted by ms.codex to home & garden (25 answers total) 8 users marked this as a favorite
I have an Ikea EXPEDIT bookcase (the largest version) that I'd like to move from my current apartment to a new apartment several states away. My plan is to disassemble it, put the pieces in a station wagon, and reassemble it upon arrival, as it's way too heavy to move intact. I've heard that a lot of Ikea furniture is sort of designed for one-stop use, and doesn't hold up too well after taken apart. For anyone who's tried to move an EXPEDIT, is this true for this particular piece? Were you able to reassemble it without trouble? Any tips for moving it, and do you think two people (one normal, one wimpy) can handle it? Thanks a lot.