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August 03, 2020

Should I Hire Professional Movers in Atlanta for some items?

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

Hefty, sizeable, and valuable--these 3 words strike fear in all but the most brave DIY mover. Newbie movers--you, your next door neighbor, your sister's spouse's rugby team--are all well and good putting boxes on a truck, but what about the items which require an abundance of special attention and special care? Are you prepared to permit mentioned sports team move your piano, or your blown-glass chandelier?

There are times when you require a professional mover to help. A skilled professional mover in Atlanta can move hefty, substantial, and valuable items more quickly and with lots less headache when compared with friends and family, and with much less hassle for you.


The sole individuals who think moving a piano is not a big deal are the ones who've not tried it. Pianos are sensitive musical instruments and are notoriously tricky to move. If you wish to give it a try, you will need quilted pads for wrapping, heavy-duty moving straps, along with a furniture dolly. You will also need a wide berth to guide it within the home and in the moving van, plus several people to lift it up and move it. Vital point--a piano has to remain in the vertical position with the lid solidly shut while it is being moved. In case you have either stairs or any size grand piano, make use of a professional moving company in Atlanta for the task. Find out about their experience with pianos whenever you call.


Most home appliances usually are not worth moving, but if yours happen to be reasonably new or unique (wine cellars, refrigerator drawers), you might want to bring them along. Ahead of when you commit to moving them yourself, contemplate whether you can easily pull this off. A new smart fridge weighs in at north of 300 lbs. and is not simply heavy, it may be ungainly and bulky. Almost all these new models are much more fragile as compared to your mom's Frigidaire; they are sensitive computers and require to be handled carefully.

Additionally, TVs are lighter than ever, but a lot more breakable. Not merely is the display sensitive, but smart TVs are basically computers and need to be handled as such. Do not be skimpy on packing supplies for your TV--wrap it safely and securely with bubble wrap (not too tight) and be sure it remains vertical and protected. You can acquire a special TV box for your sets; they will be cushioned and sized properly so you do not need to be concerned whether you have gotten it correct.

A professional moving company in Atlanta cannot just handle the physical move but disconnect and reconnect all of it correctly.


You could possibly question exactly how all those significant pieces of furniture got through your doors. The doors just didn't shrink, yet odds are you have forgotten about that the furniture entered unassembled. If you are trying a DIY move, get out your tools, and plan to invest some time taking items apart. For pieces of furniture that is all in a single article, you will need a few items. A furniture dolly, moving straps, and moving pads can all make the task less difficult, and so will the right lifting technique--always lift with your legs, not the back. Push the piece instead of tugging it.

If these tips seem to be too much to handle, you'll want to book movers to handle your significant pieces of furniture. An expert crew is able to disassemble items which come apart, and securely transport the things that do not.


After significant and heavy are dealt with, what about the valuables? Art work and heirlooms offer their own troubles to transport safely, however with fortitude and planning it is possible to move these items. Pack these things with abundant padding--bubble wrap, newsprint, peanuts, or a combination--and box them securely. Obtain crates for big pieces of art--it is worthwhile to move a piece of art carefully to your new house.

In case you are honestly thinking of moving on your own, spend some time to inventory everything in your home to ascertain if that is practical. Many homeowners in the long run make the decision to utilize a professional moving company in Atlanta however leaving yourself time to get the best team is vital.


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The Mickelson Family
The Mickelson Family
Best. Move. Ever!
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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