Moving heavy furniture – how to do it right?

Every relocation requires some form of heavy work. You might be having a hard time picking the city you want to move to. Maybe you are having a problem squeezing all the tasks you have to get done in the little time you have. You could be having trouble getting the best moving company for the job. But, moving heavy furniture is one of the troubles most people come by. But, the good news is- you can simply solve this problem by getting to know what are the best ways to deal with it. And it’s not that hard as well.

Should you move your heavy furniture in the first place?

When it comes to moving, as you already know, you will most probably choose a professionals moving company that will do it for you. There is nothing unusual about this, it’s the best way to deal with this kind of issue. But, the thing is- moving can get pretty expensive. Paying your movers can be pretty hard if you are not careful since the numbers will add up at all times. Get a free moving estimate from your movers and see if the price fits you. You need to be sure that you are ok with it.

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You need to be sure that you hired just the right moving company to move your couch

Moving companies will bill you in one way or another, but most commonly, they will decide what the price is based on the weight of your belongings or the volume they take up. So, you can save quite a few bucks by simply deciding to downsize and leave the heavy furniture behind. If it’s not valuable and you are moving far away, so it makes a huge difference when it comes to the price, you should simply leave it behind. Before you hire movers, you can simply decide to get new furniture once you relocate.

Another thing you should do is contact your movers before you decide if you can afford to relocate your belongings this way. Moving heavy furniture can be pretty expensive. If you can then you should get a professional moving company fo it for you.

Why is a professional moving company the best choice for moving heavy furniture?

Moving heavy furniture alone is never an option. Simply, you will not be able to lift and move any of it. Calling your friends to come and help you move it is not a good idea as well. You could easily get hurt while trying to move it and this is the main reason for you to get professionals. Trying to lift heavy furniture can lead to all kinds of accidents and injuries. You could hurt your head, limbs, drop it on your foot or you could hurt your back pretty badly. Or even worst, someone that you called to help you could get hurt too. But professional movers can easily deal with it.

Moving heavy furniture- how to

Starting is always hard, but the sooner you start, the sooner it will be over. First of all, prepare and be ready to work, so you can have results that you can call satisfying at the end. Here is how you do it:

  • Clean the furniture before you start
  • Measure the old and the new place and see if it fits
  • Disassemble it as much as you can
  • Get professional movers to relocate it for you
  • Use sliders if necessary

This way, your belongings will be moved and you will have no issue with your new home looking amazing in no time. Professional movers such as Superior Moving & Storage are always a much better choice than you relocating heavy furniture by yourself. Take a good look at both options and decide for yourself. You know what’s best for you.

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Let the moving professionals take care of your furniture

Clean before you start

Once you decide that you want a piece of furniture in your new home, you should make sure you clean it before disassembling it and packing it. This way, you can be sure that you can just unpack it and put it in the new place.

Measuring

Before deciding if you want to move a piece of furniture that is heavy, you should be sure that it fits your new home in the first place. The thing is that if you clean and move a piece of furniture to your new home, and find out then and there that it can’t fit, you wasted time and money for nothing, and it can easily be avoided.

Disassemble it

Make sure you disassemble it until you can easily lift each part of the furniture that needs to be relocated. It’s the only way for you to be sure that no one will get hurt during the relocation. And the furniture is much less likely to get dropped and damaged this way.

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Disassembling is the key to a stress-free furniture relocation

Professional moving assistance

When it comes to moving heavy, valuable, or fragile furniture, a professional moving company is a must. You need to make sure that someone with experience takes care of it for you, so everything goes just right. They will move your heavy furniture in no time.

Sliders are a great choice

Once the professional movers get to your home, they will lift each part of your furniture and move it to the moving truck. But, this is not always possible. If you disassembled this piece of furniture as much as you possibly could. This way, it still can’t be lifted by the movers, they will have no other choice but to move it by dragging it a bit. If you want to keep it safe and leave the floor undamaged, use sliders. Place the furniture on a slider and slide it through your home. Your floor will remain undamaged and so will the item you moved.

Taking care of your furniture and your home, both old and the new one is crucial. It’s the only way for you to be sure that you are going to save the value of both of them. Moving heavy furniture is not that hard if you think it trough.

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