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Published On: Sun, Oct 6th, 2019

Tools You Need for an Easier Move

If you have made up your mind to hire a professional moving company to help you out with the toughest aspects of your move, you may rest assured knowing that the entire moving process will be handled by a team of expert movers. They will arrive on the moving day equipped with all the needed tools to make this day for you as easy and stress-free as possible. However, if you have decided to move yourself, then you surely need to prepare properly for the big day.Start with the most important moving equipment and tools you will definitely need for an easier, safer, and more efficient move.

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Must-have equipment and tools for an easier move

 

  • Moving dolly

 

A simple dolly can save you much time and effort on your move. A moving dolly is an upright tool with two wheels, which can be used to stack and move a lot of boxes at the same time, avoiding the possibility of damaging breakables. Besides, due to its large flat base, you can easily move large and awkward items, such as furniture sets.

 

  • Moving blankets

 

Proper packing is impossible without high-quality moving blankets. You need them for wrapping most of the items that are to be transported.Once everything is done, use some packing tape to keep everything still. Moving blankets offer a great level of versatility,which makes them a perfect addition to the arsenal of essential equipment and tools for self-movers.

 

  • Ropes and straps

 

Moving straps and ropes are great tools for carrying extremely heavy and awkward items, such as a large TV, a bulky sofa, or anything else that requires more than one pair of hands. In addition, straps and ropes efficiently prevent back strains and other injuries and can be used to secure items to a moving dolly.

 

  • Labels

 

Labeling your boxes is one of the best ways to make the process of packing and unpacking a lot less complicated. Whether you buy a special label maker or you simply use markers or pans, you need some system for labeling. For instance, label the boxes that will go to the bedroom in one color and the boxes with kitchen appliances in another. This will save you time and help identify your items during unpacking.

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  • Bubble wrap

 

Bubble wrap is a pliable transparent plastic material known as one of the best packing materials for transporting breakables. Simply wrap each fragile item in several layers of bubble wrap, paying particular attention to the most delicate parts.

 

  • Measuring tape

 

A tape measure is a comfortable measuring device usually made of metal, plastic, or cloth. It is irreplaceable when you need to measure your items and the distance between them for loading moving truck properly. In other words, it is a must-have for any toolbox.

 

  • Scissors

 

A pair of scissors is definitely one of the most frequently used tools when moving house, especially during the packing process when you constantly need to cut pieces of tape or cardboard.

 

  • Boxes

 

Durable moving boxes are pretty much the most important moving supplies. Get a variety of box sizes and types to make packing easier. For example, it is better to pack heavy items in small boxes, whereas large boxes are good for packing light, bulky items, such as pillows and blankets.

Whether you are moving across the town or to another state, the right choice of tools and equipment can make your move a total success!

Author: Shan Ge

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