Moving Tips

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Moving Tips

How to Safely Lift – A Guide to Correct and Safe Moving Techniques

By |September 1st, 2019|

Moving house can be incredibly stressful for several reasons. Worrying about your house price offer not being accepted, having the inevitable clear-out, and living out of cardboard boxes can be incredibly disorientating. The process of moving out itself is often mostly down to strategy. You have to decide what you [...]

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Will It Fit?

By |October 21st, 2019|

When moving into a new home, make sure that all your larger pieces of furniture will fit where you want them to go. Check the doorways and staircases to make sure they are all wide and tall enough and check any sharp turns to be sure that the furniture will be able to make it through them. The last thing you want on move-in day is to discover that one of your pieces of furniture will not fit where it was supposed to go. (Photo by Siora Photography on Unsplash)

Don’t forget the straps!

By |October 14th, 2019|

When loading up a moving truck, it is essential to use ratchet straps to keep your things from sliding around inside the truck. Typically, if you are loading a full 26-foot truck, you should be safe with 8-10 ratchet straps. However, if you are worried that you will not have enough straps, go ahead and get a few extras. It is always better to err on the side of having more of these straps than not having enough.

DRINK WATER!

By |October 7th, 2019|

This may appear to be an obvious tip, but it is one that can be easily forgotten during a move. Think beforehand how you will have access to water for yourself and for those helping you. Decide if you will buy packs of bottled water or if you will carry around your own refillable bottle. Staying hydrated is crucial if you want to have a smooth, successful move. (Photo by Kobu Agency on Unsplash)

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