Moving your house, office or apartment is always a very tiresome and effort full task. Even if you are hiring the services of some man and van company you are not free. There are many things to be done on your side. And if you are managing the move yourself, you are welcoming lots of stress for yourself. The best way to move your household, office or apartment to a new location is hiring the services of man and van company and then supervising the whole of the moving process. Hiring a professional company will give you satisfaction with safety and security of your household items or office equipment. You can easily find a house removals Farnborough company near you, but if you want to make a move yourself we have some tips regarding removal and handling of large items or furniture. Take a look at our useful tips before you start packing your things.
If you are moving house or office there are number of large and heavy objects that need extra care while removing, loading, unloading and then relocating them. Most of the people who try to make a move on their own mostly end up losing their precious household items. Using right techniques these accidents and loss of precious items can be avoided so here out tips which can help you in making a move successfully.
Determining the path and location:
The very first thing to consider while lifting heavy items is determining the path and location for them. If there are stairs in your path prepare your body to handle extra stress and weight on your back. If the lifted object is much heavier and you have to move to a larger distance at some distance you might start feeling strain, therefore determine your path and location before lifting any heavy item.
Determining number of people:
Heavy objects cannot be lifted by a person alone usually they require two or more persons to handle. Don’t give it a try even if you think you are strong enough to handle it alone. Use an extra hand for moving heavy items but do not use too many hands that you have problems while moving. Leave the heavy object if you do not have an extra hand.
Lifting techniques for heavy items:
Same technique can be used to lift heavy objects of any kind. Before anything, make sure that you are capable to lifting the object. Don’t let your pride or ego getting in your way and do not try to lift items which are too heavy for you.
- Get as close to the object that you can lift it easily and properly.
- Keep your feet at some distance on solid surface.
- Keep standing straight and pull your stomach muscles in.
- Do not get into position in which you put pressure on your spine, bend your knees, squat down to the lifting point.
- Find a base where you can push it up and use both your hands.
- Do not hurry in lifting the object, do it slowly.
- If you cannot see forward appoint someone to guide you.
- Reverse this process at other end.
These are some of the useful tips for lifting heavy objects. These are very helpful tips but if you are a newbie, you should hire a man and van Bromley service to manage your move because loading and unloading is also very crucial part.