Furniture Removal without Causing Any Damage
When you are moving house it doesn't matter whether you are doing a small local move, an interstate, long-distance or international move. What you need to make sure of is that you are doing things the right way, i.e. packing your belongings safety, ensuring your safety and making sure that the move is organized properly. A house move is a tough experience; there is no doubt about that. It involves many people, a moving company, dealing with a potentially large amount of money, a lengthy preparation, packing and unpacking, buying packing material and supplies and sorting out your entire household within a few weeks. It can be really frustrating when you need to plan everything and get your family ready for the move too. One of the biggest tasks of every house move, no matter how big it is, is the packing process. Packing for a house move is tough, tiresome and if not done correctly, you may risk damaging your belongings. You will need the right packing materials, the proper packing techniques and a fair bit of time. The toughest part is packing the furniture and the major appliances, because they are bulky and heavy. Moreover, if you are not careful, you could easily end up damaging the furniture. The safest way to do all this is by hiring a team of movers to pack and load the furniture pieces onto the removals truck. However, if you'd like to save some money on the packing process (which most people who move house do) you will need to pack up your belongings and furniture for the move on your own. This can be a real challenge so make sure you get plenty of help with this and use the right packing material and boxes. First and foremost, you need to understand that moving furniture is not that hard - of course, without the right experience it seems like it is mission impossible, but you don't need to get frustrated about it. There are plenty of video tutorials online which show how to pack and move sofas, armchairs, tables, closets, cabinets and all sorts of furniture, of all shapes and sizes. Here are some useful tips which will help you manage.
• Disassemble the furniture pieces before you begin packing. This will make moving them much easier. For example: tables, beds, wardrobes, kitchen cabinets, desks, sofas are all the types of items that should be dissembled before relocating.
• Make sure you have at least two trolleys for moving furniture - one bigger and one smaller. They will make all the difference, especially if the wheel base of the removals lorry is quite high.
• Colour-coordinate your packed boxes, bags and furniture with different coloured stickers. Each room should be represented with a different coloured sticker, so that the removals men know which room to put your items in to.
• When moving big furniture, don't slide it on the floor as you could scratch both the furniture and the floors. Tilt it slightly and then position it on the trolley. Try not to put too much pressure on your back when lifting heavy furniture, as this is one of the top causes for injuries on moving day.
Don't forget to keep track of the inventory and check if everything has arrived safely at the other end. If you notice any damages, which have been caused by the moving company, you contact them immediately. Do keep in mind, though, that packing on your own doesn't give you any insurance so you need to be extra careful. Moving furniture can all be sorted easily and without any problems as long as you follow the guidelines.