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August 03, 2020

Should I Hire Professional Movers in San Antonio for some items?

Moving to a new homeBy Julie DeLong, A-1 Freeman Moving Group 

Heavy, massive, and valuable--these three terms strike fear in all but the most brave Do-it-yourself mover. Amateur movers--you, your next door neighbor, your sister's spouse's baseball team--are all well and good placing boxes on a moving truck, but what about the things that will need lots of care and special care? Are you willing to have said sports team move your piano, or your blown-glass chandelier?

There are occassions when you require a professional mover to help. An experienced professional mover in San Antonio can move heavy, sizeable, and priceless articles faster and with lots less headache when compared with friends and family, and with much less anxiety for you.


The main folks who think moving a piano is not a big deal are the individuals who've not accomplished it. Pianos are sensitive instruments and are infamously difficult to move. If you wish to give it a shot, you should have quilted pads for wrapping, heavy-duty moving straps, plus a furniture dolly. You will in addition need a large berth to maneuver it throughout the house and to the moving van, and a few folks to pick it up and move it. Vital point--a piano must be in the vertical position with the lid safely closed while it is being moved. If you have either stairs or any size grand piano, engage a professional moving company in San Antonio to complete the job. Find out about their experience with pianos when you call.


Many home appliances are not worth moving, but if yours are fairly new or specialized (wine cellars, refrigerator drawers), you might want to bring them along. Before you decide to moving them by yourself, think about if you can really pull this off. A new smart refrigerator weighs about north of 300 lbs. and isn't just heavy, it can be awkward and bulky. Almost all these new models are much more delicate than your mother's Frigidaire; they are delicate computers and need to be managed carefully.

Additionally, TVs are lighter than ever before, yet considerably more fragile. Not simply is the screen breakable, but smart Tv sets are essentially computers and require to be handled as such. Don't skimp on packing supplies for the TV--wrap it safely with bubble wrap (not too tight) and make certain it remains upright and safe. You can acquire a specific TV carton for your sets; these are cushioned as well as sized right so that you don't need to feel concerned whether or not you have gotten it right.

A professional moving company in San Antonio can't solely handle the actual move but disconnect and hook up all of it accurately.


You could possibly wonder how all those substantial furniture pieces got in your doors. The doors did not get smaller, yet possibilities are you have forgotten about that the household furniture entered unassembled. Should you be planning a do it yourself move, get out your tools, and plan to take some time taking stuff apart. Regarding household furniture that is all in one section, you may need a few materials. A furniture dolly, moving straps, and moving pads will all make the task simpler, as will the proper lifting technique--always lift with your legs, not your back. Push the piece as opposed to pulling it.

In case these pointers seem too much to handle, you might want to book movers to handle your substantial pieces of furniture. A professional crew understands how to disassemble items which disassemble, and securely transport the things that do not.


Once significant and weighty are dealt with, have you considered the valuables? Art work and heirlooms offer their own complications to handle safely, though with determination and organizing you are able to move these items. Pack these items with ample padding--bubble wrap, newsprint, peanuts, or a combination--and box them tightly. Purchase crates for big articles of art--it is worth the cost to move a piece of art safely to your new residence.

Should you be truly thinking of moving on your own, take the time to inventory everything in your house to figure out if that is practical. Many homeowners ultimately decide to employ a professional moving company in San Antonio but leaving yourself time to locate the best company is critical.


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The Mickelson Family
The Mickelson Family
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Very pleased with the overall respect and care the men gave to my possessions. Even mailing me very quickly the only thing lost in transit. Would recommend to anyone needing a long distant move.
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