Gift Icon Get a 20% discount from our partners! Discount code will get added automatically when you submit the form.
4.7 Star Rating4.7 (67,926 reviews)
How much does shipping your Household Goods cost?
Free Instant Online Calculator based on quotes from Trusted House Moving Companies
Customer Images
7790 people shipped using A-1 Auto Transport last week

Joe brought me peace of mind. I can’t thank you enough for being so reliable and trustworthy

No risk, no contracts. Just calculate your quote first and choose your contractor later.

Globe
190+
Countries
Served
Car
2M+
Delivered
Services
Car
97%
Customer
Recommended
Dave loved the fast deliveryDave C.
★★★★★
Dave loved the fast delivery
My relocation to Chicago was fast, smooth and without any delay thanks to A1 Auto.
Courtney enjoyed the honest guidanceCourtney J.
★★★★★
Courtney enjoyed the honest guidance
Just what you need when trusting someone with your wheels! Kudos to this company!
Jeff enjoyed the fair priceJeff D.
★★★★★
Jeff enjoyed the fair price
Moved my ride hassle-free with these folks.Fair pricing, no surprises. Definitely recommend them!
Maria enjoyed the special care and safetyMaria L.
★★★★★
Maria enjoyed the special care and safety
Huge thanks to the movers – they were meticulous with my car. Love these guys.
Recently featured on USA Today

“A1 Auto Transport became synonymous with top-notch service delivery, unfailing punctuality and constantly preoccupied with customer satisfaction.

See Article— USA Today

Dollies And How They Can Come In Handy When Loading Your Furniture

Published by Joe Webster.

What's in this article?
  1. How They Can Come In Handy When Loading Your Furniture
  2. Advantages of dollies when moving furniture
  3. How to use a dolly to move furniture
expedited-household-moving-services.jpg

How They Can Come In Handy When Loading Your Furniture

Moving is one of the most strenuous activities one can get involved in. It involves a lot of planning, heavy lifting and putting things into boxes. However, when it comes to moving your furniture, you don’t have to break your back literally trying to lift everything up. Though you may have hired professional movers to do the heavy lifting, having a dolly at hand can help to make things much easier and faster.

Advantages of dollies when moving furniture

  • Protect the carpet. While there are some furniture pieces that can slide right off the carpet, most items have legs that can dig into the carpet and tear it. If you want to move furniture across the room without damaging your carpet and wooden floors, a nice dolly can come in handy. Just have a friend over to help put the furniture on the dolly and then move them to any other place.

A-1 Auto Transport can help you move your household goods nationwide. Call 888-241-3110 to get a free, no obligation to buy price quote on interstate moving services.

Benefits Of Dollies When Moving Furniture
  • Protect your back and hands. The last thing you want is to have an aching back after the move or cause anybody else harm. Lifting up heavy furniture across the house is one of the best ways to ignite a backache at best and cause other hand and leg injuries.
  • Protect the furniture. No matter how well you wrap the furniture up before the move, it will still be dented if you keep banging it on the wall. However, if you secure the furniture well in the dolly, it can be moved easily without the risk of damaging your walls or the furniture.
  • Help to move furniture downstairs. When you need to move heavy stuff down the stairs, a dolly comes in handy because you can just strap the furniture securely onto the dolly and move. While moving manually would need two or more people to keep coordinating on angles and such stuff, moving with a dolly makes things much easier and faster.

How to use a dolly to move furniture

  • Position the dolly against the side of the furniture and slide the seat underneath. Tilt the handle of the dolly towards yourself so the furniture can lean towards you too and lift it. It is important to have some help especially if you are moving something big and heavy.
  • Be sure to take every safety precaution when using a dolly to move furniture. Use the straps to secure the furniture in place and make sure there are no wires or legs that can trip you or the dolly.
  • Using the right type and size of dolly is very important because you don’t want your pieces to fall and crush you. If you plan to move cabinets, wardrobes and couches, have a big dolly that can manage the weight and the size.

Using a dolly when loading furniture in a truck is the best decision you can make when moving. However, if not used correctly it can also be dangerous so it’s crucial that the users be very careful with everything.

Using The Right Type And Size Of Dolly
Share this content on social media for a chance to get up to 20% off your next shipment.
Copy link

Joe Webster always knew the auto transport industry would be a great career option. And with decades of experience, Joe is now an established consultant for A1 Auto Transport.

Joe was born in Santa Cruz, California. During high school, Joe worked as a mechanic; a job continued to work part-time during his bachelor's degree.

Email Me


Testimonial
Mylene Rutllant
It’s my number one pick in auto shipping to this day.
★★★★★

...my choice in terms of auto transport has to be A1 Auto Transport. It’s in the name, but also in the quality with which they do their jobs. I’ve never had a problem with this company.

Testimonial
Luis Rodriguez
You have my full support and recommendation!
★★★★★

A1 Auto Transport... From the get go, they were very different from my past options. Their website was very professional and up to date, full of useful information. I requested a quote using their online form, and I got an email response within an hour. Surprisingly fast!

Testimonial by Cristine Benoit
Cristine Benoit
I can safely say this is a legit company that will get the job done.
★★★★★

There are a lot of options for auto transport these days, which surprisingly makes it harder to find a good company. I received more than 10 offers to ship my car, but I couldn’t decide on any of them... Fortunately, I made the right choice with A1 Auto Transport.

Testimonial
David Osallo
We give A1 Auto Transport a big 10 out of 10!
★★★★★

We give A1 Auto Transport a big 10 out of 10! We chose them to move our car from California to Vermont, since we needed professionals.

Visit our social, and see what our clients are saying about us:

Ship Your Vehicle With A-1 Auto Today
Get an instant free Quote Now

Or Call Us Today and Speak Directly to Our Sales Team:

Call Us 1-888-241-3110

Our Partners:

Better Business Bureau Accredited
FMCSA Member
INC. 500 Member
VeriSign Secured
AMSA Member

A-1 Auto Transport is a disclosed agent for the following shipping companies:

CSI Logistics
435 Division Street
Elizabeth, NJ 07201
FMC 22206
Intl Cargo
45 Campus Drive
Edison, NJ 08837
NO. 17858N
Trans Global Auto Logistics, Inc.
3401 E Randol Mill Rd,
Arlington, TX 76011
NO. 018191NF
CFR Rinkens
15501 Texaco Avenue
Paramount, CA 90723
NO. 013055NF
ABC Worldwide LLC
2840 NW 2nd Ave #105
Boca Raton, FL 33431
NO. 025472F
ShipYourCarNow LLC
1160 South Rogers Circle Suite 1
Boca Raton, FL 33487
NO. 025646
Merco Air & Ocean Cargo, Inc.
6 Fir Way
Cooper City, FL 33026
NO. 021869F
Copyright © 1988-2024, A-1 Auto Transport - All Rights Reserved.