Domicile Furniture

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Consider which door offers the easiest access for delivery. If you're in a house, think about garage and back doors that may offer more clearance. For multi-unit buildings, find out if you have access to a service or freight elevators

Doorways and Hallways

Measure the width and height of your doorways and hallways. Always take into account any handrails, doorknobs, or trim. Also, get the measurements of the items you purchased and make sure the widest diagonal measurement of your item can fit. 


Measure the height and width of the elevator door and the interior height, width and depth. Also, take the diagonal measurement from the bottom center of the door openings to the back ceilings. Be aware and take into consideration of any handrails and overhead lighting and be sure to include them into you measurements. Most importantly, make sure the height and depth of the elevator can fit the widest diagonal measurment of your item. 


Start by measuring the width of your stairway, being sure to include handrails if they cannot be removed. Next, measure the stairways ceilings height in 3 locations: From the bottom step to the ceiling 2) from any landings to the ceiling and 3) from the top step to the ceiling. finally, measure the width and depth of any landings. If the top or bottom of your stairway leads into a wall instead of an open space, measure the distance from the stairs to the wall. 

*Please note this is a guide for measuring and not a guarantee that your new furniture will fit. If you would like more assistance determining measurements. A delivery associate is available to do an assessment of your home and give advice for a $40 fee (Cash Only).*