Moving can be a strenuous and daunting task. The time and hard work organizing, packing and moving requires, takes a toll on every homeowner. Luckily, there are some extremely convenient tools that help make your move easier, quicker and much less stressful. Read on to learn some of our expert moving secrets that take the burden off your shoulders, literally.


Lifting Straps: Lifting straps are the perfect tools for moving washers/dryers, couches and any other large piece of furniture. This moving tool requires two people lifting the item at the same time, but instead of feeling an unbalanced, heavy weight, these straps make almost everything you lift seem significantly lighter. Lifting straps encourage proper lifting techniques and also prevent possible scratches on your floor. They’re easy to use and cost friendly. A popular brand of lifting straps is ForearmForklift, you can get them for a great price of $19.95.

 

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Furniture Sliders: Furniture sliders are useful for when you’re moving into a new home or simply rearranging your current home. These tools will keep your floor protected and make moving furniture a piece of cake. Furniture sliders range from $15.00 to $20.00, depending on the amount of sliders included. Quick, efficient sliders can be found several places such as Walmart, Bed Bath & Beyond, and Home Depot.

 

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Hand Trucks: A hand truck is a simple L-shaped, box-moving handcart with two wheels at the base. This is a crucial piece of moving equipment is ideal for stacking heavy boxes and bins that are too heavy to carry across the home. They’re helpful when working alone and can generally carry up to 600 lbs. Hand trucks cost more than lifting straps and furniture sliders, however, they are very durable and will last a very long time. If price is a factor, hand trucks and similar Orlando storage moving tools can be easily rented for the time they’re needed.

 

Dollies: Dollies, like hand trucks, assist in moving by providing a platform with wheels. Unlike hand trucks, however, dollies have four wheels, are much larger and are great for moving bulky, heavier items such as appliances. Some models can even carry up to 1,000 pounds. They are costly, like hand trucks, but can be rented as well.

 

For a smooth, hassle free move these tools are exactly what you’re looking for! Whether you’re moving things out of storage, into self storage unit or just going from one home to the next, these moving tools will be your lifesaver.