What is the Furniture Movers near Me?
One of the most difficult and tedious tasks involved in the moving process is the act of moving furniture and other large items. Not only is it impossible for some individuals to handle the transport of furniture alone, but trying to do it without the proper training or equipment puts you and your furniture at greater risk. Even if you have decided to carry out your relocation without the help of professionals, you should consider hiring furniture movers nearby to handle the packing and transport of any large, heavy items.
How Professionals Handle Furniture during Relocation
Most reliable furniture movers have a certain way of fulfilling the relocations of large and heavy items. In most cases, this process is the same regardless of whom you hired for help. Of course, the process of moving office equipment will differ from that of moving furniture, so the methods, tools and packaging materials used will depend on the items they’re to move. As professionals, they’ll make sure they come equipped with the right gear and enough labor.
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It is likely that the movers will need to disassemble certain pieces of furniture, appliances and office equipment in order to safely load, unload and transport them. This greatly reduces the likelihood of an accident happening that may cause damage to the furniture or property. It also helps the movers to avoid any likely injuries during the process. The disassembly of furniture is common especially when the movers must deal with elevators, stairways, small entryways, and little room to maneuver. As they disassemble the large items, they’ll package each piece accordingly, label each part, and keep all nuts, bolts and other small pieces organized and together during the transport.
Once the furniture arrives at its new home, your movers will unpack, reassemble and set up the furniture or heavy items properly wherever it is you would like them to go. They’ll make sure that anything they must reassemble is done right and operating as it should before they leave your property. If your movers will responsible for any appliances or pieces of equipment, it’s often helpful if you’re able to provide them with the manuals that came with the item when it was originally purchased.
Protecting the Value of Your Furniture
It is extremely important that the value of your furniture is protected by insurance. Fortunately, it is required by state law that all licensed movers provide at least the minimum amount of insurance coverage that’s set for their location. Since most movers will only provide their customers with the minimal amount of protection required of them, ask if you can purchase additional insurance so that the full value of your things is covered.
Written By:Joe Webster
Joe Webster began his journey in the auto transport field by attending the University of Southern California (USC), where he graduated with a Bachelor of Business Marketing.
After college, he started his career in the auto transport industry from the bottom up and has done virtually every job there is to do at A-1 Auto Transport, including but not limited to: Truck Driver, Dispatch, Sales, PR, Bookkeeping, Transport Planner, Transport Manager, International Transport Manager, Brokering, Customer Service, and Marketing. Working with his mentor Tony Taylor, Joe Webster has learned the ins and outs of this industry which is largely misunderstood.
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