Moving bulky items – how to protect them

When moving you’ll always come across challenging situations. Above all, they might come when moving bulky items from one place to another. That’s why it’s always good to have experts taking care of your stuff. However, if you need to do it yourself we as the JB Movers Los Angeles have a couple of pieces of advice to help you out. Here are just some of the things to do if you want a safe and efficient packing and moving process.

Get all the necessary supplies

Moving large items isn’t like moving your vase over from one room to another. It’s very hard and delicate at the same time. Especially if you know that the bigger the item the easier you can ruin it by concentrating on its weight. That’s why for example, our piano movers Los Angeles don’t start moving until they get all the equipment necessary for such an endeavor. Of course there are different types of bulky items and they all need different tools, but here are just some of the things you’ll need to have:

  • Dollies
  • Hand Truck Dollies
  • Moving blankets
Movers moving bulky items
It’s important to have all the supplies and tools when moving bulky items

Before you start moving bulky items, disassemble them

Every type of item that you can disassemble in smaller pieces will be a great help. That’s because it will be easier to move and easier to pack. Of course, the only problem with this is that you need the right tools and to know how to assemble it again. Our furniture delivery service Los Angeles can do everything for you so it’s a good idea to call them first before doing anything. You don’t want to call movers when the damage is already done. However, if you insist on doing it yourself, be aware of problems that might occur.

Consider additional protection

Even as it seems that bulky items can’t get really damaged, that couldn’t be farther from the truth. For that reason, you need to protect the items as best as you can. Be it furniture, pianos, or anything else you really need to take care of it. If it’s anything you might think it’s too challenging for you, our special services are up for the task. They have all the moving blankets, bubble wrap, and other packing materials. By using them they make sure that even during transportation nothing gets scratched or damaged.

A woman covering her furniture wih bubble wrap
Make sure everything is protected

Use the proper technique to avoid injuries while moving bulky items

Not everyone has all the tools available to move bulky items. For that reason, it’s important to use the proper techniques in order to avoid injuries at all costs. Of course, as always we’ll recommend you to use BBB-approved movers to help you with such items but without that assistance, you should tread carefully. Always look up the techniques that movers are using and try as best as possible to mimic that. You don’t want your back hurting or creating bigger problems.

When you’re moving bulky items you need to take care to not damage them but also not hurt yourself. It’s difficult to imagine that items like pool tables and furniture can be such challenges. But, don’t be disappointed as even for professionals it can get difficult to relocate an item that’s big and has a lot of edges that can be ruined. Of course, an item doesn’t always have a monetary value, but also sentiments that connect it to you. That’s why you need to take care and work with precision when moving such items.

 

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