How to lift heavy furniture?
If possible, always ask someone to help you and use a dolly or a hand truck:
A hand truck or a square moving dolly could be good options depending on the type of furniture you’re moving. A hand truck (see pic above) is a piece of metal moving equipment that stands upright with wheels on the bottom. The handle is at the top and a platform to hold the furniture is at the bottom by the wheels. A moving dolly is a small square platform with four wheels.
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Here are some tips for loading a moving truck like a pro so you can use all the space that is available to you.
Follow these simple packing and loading tips and you’ll notice that you’ll not only pack more efficiently but your move will go much smoother than you might have imagined:
Some experts believe that the largest items should be loaded in first to ensure you have the room necessary for them. Others believe that you should load the boxes in first, building a wall of Continue reading “How to load a moving truck?”
How to safely protect furniture when moving?
- Use moving blankets and plastic wrap as needed.
Specially when it comes to delicate wooden furniture, there is no such thing as “too much” protection. It’s always better to be safe than sorry–when you’re Continue reading “How to protect furniture when moving”
So much to do, so little time (or so it seems). Whether you’re moving across town or to another state, you should familiarize yourself with what’s involved in moving and begin organizing 2-3 months in advance.
By pacing yourself, the move won’t seem nearly as overwhelming. You could also involve the entire family by spreading certain responsibilities to each person, even the children. The following checklist should help you with this process.
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