The Custom Move: Relocating Your Specialty Items With Ease

18 Feb by Dr Dan Amzallag, PhD (Expert Mover)

The Custom Move: Relocating Your Specialty Items With Ease

Featured image (Alt text: a piano)

Once you decide that it’s time to move, you will need to take care of many issues and it’s not always easy. But, even if everything is less than perfect, you will love your new home right away. Having a perfect moving day is much easier if you are prepared, and that is just why you should have all the important information. Relocating your specialty items with ease is possible, as long as you know the best ways to do it.

Being prepared for your relocation is the best way to have everything moved in time and without any damage. That is just why you need to decide the best way for you to do it. Making sure that you move your specialty items the right way is the best way to have an amazing moving day.

Moving your fragile items is easy if you are prepared (Alt text: a painting)

What are the specialty items?

You should be aware of all the items that need special care during relocation. This way, you will be able to give them all the attention and care that they need. Remember, specialty items like pianos and pool tables should really be taken care of by the professionals, since you could get hurt if you try to lift them up by yourself. Getting your friends to help you out is not a good idea as well. Other than these items, specialty items are:

  • Antiques
  • Mirrors
  • Art pieces like sculptures and paintings
  • Clocks
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Any other items that are valuable and could get damaged

Most of these you can relocate by yourself, as long as they are not heavy or large. If you are a senior, you need to get advice on the best ways to move in this case so you have no trouble with your relocation. You will be able to do this either way in no time.

Knowing that your specialty items need care is halfway to a great relocation (A mirror)

Relocating your specialty items with ease- what will you need?

Relocating your specialty items is a challenge, but you just need to have the necessary information, and you will be able to do a great job. If you do everything right, it really will be easy. So, to make sure you have an amazing relocation, be sure that you know how to move your specialty items in the first place.

For an amazing relocation of your specialty items, you will have to:

  • Decide if you want to hire packing and moving professionals
  • Make sure you have a helping hand
  • Handle the items carefully
  • Dismantle everything that you can, but with care
  • Make sure you have all the time you need
  • You need to pick the right packing material for your move
  • Label every box that contains specialty items

Once you are ready, you will be done in no time. Prepare well and everything will be just fine. Taking care of your valuables is really worth it and you will be in your new home in no time.

Having helping hand is going to make your relocation much easier (Alt text: hands)

Professional movers and packers are always a great choice

There are many reasons to pick this option. If you want to have everything moved in no time and without damage, you should find the company that suits you the best and hire them. Even if something gets damaged, you will have insurance so there is nothing for you to worry about. Moving your specialty items by yourself is an easy way to avoid overspending when moving as long as nothing gets damaged. You will be better off if you hire professionals if you can afford them.

Helping hand is a must

Don’t pack the specialty items by yourself. Get some friends to help you out. This way, you can be sure that you can lift and pack everything with ease. You can even get your kids to help you out with packing, but you should avoid keeping them in charge of the sensitive, specialty items.

Be careful with the fragile items

You have to make sure that you handle your belongings with care. Pack just one item at a time and make sure they have your full attention at all times. Once you decided to start packing, have everything ready so you don’t have to look for packing supplies while handling specialty items.

Take all the time you need (Alt text: a sand clock)

Dismantle everything

If you want to make sure that relocating your specialty items is going to be just fine, you should dismantle everything before you start packing. This way, your bulky items can be packed and moved with ease.

Take your time

Making sure that you have enough time to pack everything is really important if you want to relocate your specialty items with ease. If you pack and move in a hurry, something will probably get damaged.

Get the right packing supplies

You will be able to pack everything with ease if you make sure you have the right packing supplies. Relocating your specialty items with ease is only possible if you have the right packing supplies. You will need to get the high-quality moving boxes, wrapping paper, duct tape and everything else. If you are moving plants, you can move them without packing them in a moving box. But your flat screen TV will have to be packed and wrapped the right way.

You must get the high- quality moving boxes (Alt text: a moving box)

Label the boxes

Make sure your movers are aware that there are specialty items in some of your moving boxes. The best way to do it is by labeling the boxes. Write “FRAGILE” on the boxes when you start relocating your specialty items and there will be no problems at all.

Once you are done with your relocation, you will have all the time in the world to unpack, and you need to unpack your specialty items with care as well. Get some help and unpack slowly, so you can be sure that your items are undamaged at the end of the moving process. Relocating your specialty items will be easy if you are careful and if you take your time.

ByDr Dan Amzallag, PhD (Expert Mover)

20 years experience in the field of moving and relocation. Sharing tips and expertise in the proper ways to move, pack, and arrive at your destination. Managing, the leading consumer protection portal for the moving industry

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