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March 05, 2023

Leave These Things to the Pros When Moving

Getting Ready to MoveBy Julie DeLong, A-1 Freeman Moving Group 

As if you're not stressed enough planning your quickly approaching move, you need to figure out the details of moving preparations—do you do it yourself or have a moving team to do it for you? In the event you are using a full-service moving company in Denver, you should the choice of a full-service move--all you will need to do is get out of the way and allow the professional movers to get the job done. When you're more the DIY type and planning on renting a truck and relying on pals, you might want to reconsider your plan.

Beyond saving your back as well as your friendships, there are other reasons to hire a moving company in Denver to pack and transport your household goods. For starters, these people are pros and have the knowledge of how to pad as well as pack your valuables. They are also insured--if you drop Great-Aunt Bertha's crystal on the driveway, it's on you. If the professional mover doesn't get it just right and something breaks, don’t worry—it is covered.

Is Gym Equipment Really THAT Difficult to Move?

Sounds like a silly question, right? Wrong.

Should you try to relocate a awkward piece of exercise equipment—for instance you received a treadmill for Christmas--and you miss your grip and it slips to the ground, that treadmill isn't going to be cheap to repair. You've got lots invested in the gym equipment, so working with a moving company in Denver to take things apart as well as move them correctly is certainly worth what you will spend on professional help.

Art and also Antiques

If you have any fine art or even antiques, it will be a wise idea to have them professionally packed and transported. A moving company in Denver has the right tools and also expertise to build custom crates and boxes for strangely shaped belongings such as big mirrors, sculptures, paintings, and the like.

It Ain't Heavy, It's Just a Sleeper Sofa

Okay, you might be pondering, I have a truck with a ramp, some hand trucks, and a lot of blankets as well as tape, and my buddies are strong guys. We can get this done, easy peasy. Of course, you can. But is it seriously a good idea?

Moving that couch to the other side of the room is one thing. Move it out of your residence, down the driveway and into the moving van is an entirely different chore, and unless it is a straight shot from house to truck to new house, you’ll need to be prepared to “pivot” a few times. Times that sofa by chairs, coffee tables, mattresses, other sofas, and a lawn mower, and that’s probably not worth a cold beer and a pizza.

Moving to The Music

Then there is the old piano--are you okay with moving it? Even an upright weighs about 300 pounds, and a baby grand is likely over 1000 pounds. There is almost 18 tons of pressure on the strings--and one can break quickly if you don't understand what you are doing. Not to mention the scrapes on a hardwood floor—you must lift it up onto casters or even a piano dolly, so you don't leave gouges in the floors.

String instruments are additionally delicate and should be moved in their cases. In the event you don't have the case, a professional mover in Denver should create a crate for the instrument, and then, they will understand exactly where to place it on the moving van.

Knowing how to pack the moving truck is an art form, and you will want leave all your awkward, fragile, as well as special things to the professional movers in Denver. However, feel free to pack your own socks.


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