How do you transport a glass table top?
Thereof, how do you lift a heavy glass table top?
How to Move a Glass Top Table Without Breaking
- Remove the Top. Even if the glass appears to be sturdy or thick, it's best to take it off the base it rests on.
- Wrap it Well. Once you have removed the glass top, wrap it in moving blankets.
- Use a Box.
- Transport Properly.
- Store Carefully.
Likewise, how do you protect a glass table top? To protect your tabletop from scratching, avoid placing hot items such as plates, bowls, or cooking utensils directly on the table. Encourage family members to always use placemats and coasters whenever they put something on the table. That way, you can still enjoy meals at the table without scratching the glass.
Thereof, how do you transport a large piece of glass?
- Keep the glass upright until it is installed.
- If the pane is very small, less than 6 inches square, wrapping the cut edges with tape is sufficient, and you don't have to stand it upright to transport it.
- Transportation of very large panes of glass is best handled by a professional glazier.
How do you pack a glass pane?
How to Safely Pack and Move Glass (Panes)
- Use protective gloves with sticky material (such as latex or nitrile) on the palm to guard against slippage and cuts when handling glass.
- Place two strips of masking tape in an X shape across one side of the glass pane, and then follow up with four smaller x shapes within the quarters created by the first X.