MOVING DAY: How to stretch before your move to avoid injury

hamstring stretching is critical to protect yourself from injury

Since moving is a physically taxing event, warming up and stretching are good ideas to help prevent injury.  We will cover some good rules of thumb to follow and tips on the timing of your “moving stretch” that can make you less sore when it’s all said and done. While many people stretch out when … [Read more...]

MOVING A GRANDFATHER CLOCK

Its a good idea to get your grandfather clock service after moving your grandfather clock

  If you want to learn how to move a grandfather clock, follow these grandfather clock moving tips.  There are basically 2 areas to keep in mind when moving a grandfather clock:  the mechanical preparation and the cabinet move. Mechanical preparation: First, we’ll start with the mechanical … [Read more...]

COMPUTER MOVING TIPS

Follow these steps for help moving your computer.

Written By:  Amit Mehta, Fast On Site Computer Repairs, Glen Ellyn, IL Whether you are moving your computer as part of an office move, or just for personal reasons, there are some computer moving tips to follow to keep your computer safe.  Always follow manufacturers' directions if you still … [Read more...]

MOVING A POOL TABLE: STEP BY STEP

Setting up a pool table step by step guide.

Written By:  Jason Bacues, Bacues Billiards Moving a pool table can be difficult, follow these steps if you plan on doing it yourself, and not hiring a pool table mover. Unfasten the pockets.  This varies per model table (i.e. leather pockets, vinyl drop pockets, or a ball return).  On a … [Read more...]

TIPS FOR LOADING A MOVING TRUCK

Loading a truck is like a puzzle, heavier items on bottom, lighter on top.

Tips for “loading your own truck” is more “rules of thumb” than exact directions due to the fact that every household is different with different amounts and types of items.  However, there are definitely some procedures that if followed will make the process smoother and keep your items in the same … [Read more...]

THE DONTS OF LOADING YOUR OWN MOVING TRUCK

Things not to do when loading your own rental truck on moving day, use caution.

  Although some of these topics seem obvious, you would be surprised by how many people do make these common mistakes, when they decide not to use movers and want to move themselves. Don’t Move your refrigerator or freezer full of items. Don’t tip your fridge or freezer on its side; it can … [Read more...]

LAMP PACKING AND MOVING TIPS

Remove the shade before moving your lamp

Lamps, meaning free standing non hardwired light fixtures aren’t usually that difficult to move, but a few tips can make packing lamps easier whether a home mover is hired or a self move is performed. TABLE LAMPS: Table lamps are usually 8” to 30” tall and sit on top of a piece of furniture … [Read more...]

MOVING A BABY GRAND PIANO

The right way to move a baby grand piano

Grand Piano Dolly Triple Grand Dollies Deluxe furniture pad Grand Piano Leg and Lyre Covers $629.95 $149.95 $42.95 $279.95 Whether using piano movers or doing it yourself, these are … [Read more...]

PIANO MOVING

Know what  information to give your moving company when it comes to your piano.

Piano moving can be difficult so it’s important to use reliable movers with experience in the field rather than light movers who do apartments and less complicated transfers.   Even nationwide movers don’t always have a lot of expertise in pianos, so it’s important to check on who can move your … [Read more...]

MOVING WITH WINE

wine

                                                         When it comes to moving your wine collection, there are many considerations and tips to consider to ensure a safe transport for your valuable … [Read more...]