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August 29, 2021

Leave These Things to the Pros When Moving to Colorado Springs

Professional MoversBy Julie DeLong, A-1 Freeman Moving Group 

As though you aren't distressed enough with your upcoming move, you've got to work out the logistics of moving prep--do you do it on your own, or use a professional mover in Colorado Springs to accomplish it for you? Should you be utilizing a full-service moving company, you will find the choice of a full-service move--all you need to do is get out of the way and let the professional movers in Colorado Springs do their thing. Should you be more the Do-it-yourself sort and intending on reserving a truck and depending on friends, you might want to reexamine that strategy.

Apart from saving your back, and your friendships, there's some other reasons to engage a moving company to pack and transport your household items. For one thing, these people are specialists and understand how to pad and pack your belongings. Also, they are insured--if you drop Great-Auntie Gertrude's crystal in the driveway, it's on you. If the professional mover in Colorado Springs doesn't get it just perfect and things break, no problem--it's covered.

What's Truly More Challenging to move? Gym Equipment or Fine China?

Seems like a foolish question, right? Wrong.

In the event you pack a box of china and wrap everything adequately, likelihood is decent that it will endure a few bumps and maybe even a small drop. If you attempt to move a large piece of fitness equipment--say you received a Peloton for Christmas--and you lose your grasp and it slips to the ground, the bike, and possibly your walls and floor, will probably fare worse as opposed to the small box. You can purchase replacement dishes on eBay, but replacing that Peloton is not going to be cheap, not to mention the expense of repairing the dings in the walls and scuffs on the floor.

You've got a considerable amount put in your exercise equipment, hence working with a moving company to take things apart and transport them accurately is truly worth what you'll expend on professional help.

Artwork and Antique items

For those who have any fine art or antiques, it will be worthwhile of having them professionally packed and transported. These things are typically covered on a rider that is separate from your standard homeowner's policy--check out the fine print about moving. There might be a condition that you must utilize experts for insurance to be effective.

One more reason to utilize a moving company in Colorado Springs to manage your fine pieces is because they possess the resources and know-how to construct specialized crates and cartons for strangely shaped things such as large mirrors, sculptures, paintings, and so forth.

It Ain't Heavy, It's Just a Sleeper Sofa

Ok, you are thinking, I've got a vehicle with a lift gate, a few hand trucks, and a bunch of blankets and tape, and my friends are strong folks. It is possible to do this, easy. Surely, you can. However is it really a great idea?

Moving that sofa around the room is one thing. Move it out of the home, along the driveway and within the truck can be a completely different undertaking, and unless it is just a straight flat line from point A to point B, it is going to eat up a lot of the clock. Multiply that sofa by recliners, kitchen tables, mattresses, additional sofas, and a lawn mower, and that is not worth a frosty soda along with a pizza.

Moving to The Music

Then there's the dreaded piano--are you at ease moving that? Even an upright piano weighs close to 300 pounds, and a baby grand is usually over 1000 pounds. There's near to 18 tons of tension on the strings--and one can snap in a second if you do not know what you are doing. Not forgetting the scuff marks on a wood floor--you have got to boost it up onto wheels or perhaps a piano dolly, to ensure you will not leave gouges in the wood.

String instruments are also fragile and should be moved in their cases. Without the case, a professional will be able to fashion a crate for the musical instrument, wrap it carefully in bubble wrap, and then, they know exactly where to set it in the moving truck.

Understanding how to pack the moving truck is a form of art, and you ought to leave all your heavy, delicate, and unique belongings to the professional movers in Colorado Springs. However, you can pack your own shoes.


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The Mickelson Family
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