Moving can be very stressful especially if you own heavy furniture and appliances which needs to be moved from one place to another. If you find yourself stressed with the idea of lifting heavy furniture and appliances then you may want to consider the following:
Supplies and Tools: Before you even bother moving make sure that you have furniture pads available or paper padding. This ensures that your furniture is protected and lessens the possibility of them getting damaged through the whole process of moving. Having both small and large stretch wrap is also a good as well as some mattress bags. You will also need some packing tape, tarp and plastic sheeting. Ropes, moving straps, bungee cords, leather work gloves are a few that you need to have available in case you will be moving heavy furniture and appliances.
Preparation: Use moving grade boxes having the same size as oppose to the usual grocery store boxes. Also make sure that each boxes are labeled so you know where each furniture or appliance is kept. Make sure you wrap all unboxed items in paper padding, plastic stretch wrap or furniture pads. The important thing you have to keep in mind is to ensure that furniture have some kind of cushion.
Loading: Get rid of any obstacle or obstruction that can give you trouble while you lift furniture and appliances. Also lay a tarp or plastic wrap on the floor of the trailer to keep the furniture from catching dirt or dust. Have two people remain in the truck as the others carry the furniture. They will be the ones responsible for loading the furniture inside the truck or trailer. Put the furniture near the cab area, working your way back. Stack items or furniture starting from the bottom to the ceiling, placing heavy furniture at the bottom while lighter items atop.
Always prioritize safety when moving heavy furniture and appliances. Do not hesitate to get in touch with Vancouver moving companies for professional help. Professional Vancouver movers are trained and experienced with the safety protocols associated with lifting heavy items.