Move Safely – Professional Lifting Techniques for Your Next Relocation

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Leave those heavy objects for the pros. They got your back with years of training and hundreds of completed moves. You will get to settle in your place with everything safe and sound including your health. Either that or learn some of the professional lifting techniques that will save you from a backache.

First, work it all out in your mind

We can never underscore that enough. Just like in everything, you cannot just rush into lifting. Plan and plan again. That is what a professional would do. You can start by arranging all your equipment in the order of size and difficulty. Consider the distance to the truck, and then decide on the most efficient formula of approach.

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Moving Bulky Furniture Without Breaking Your Back

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Even with someone to help, expect to have a tough time moving heavy furniture through narrow hallways, around doors, or down stairwells. One wrong move and that bulky dresser or sofa might crash into a wall. Or worse still, you might lift it only to end up with an injured your back. To avoid either, use the following tips to move large furniture easily and safely.

Dismantle

The lighter you can make an item, the easier it will be to carry and to maneuver through doors, down stairwells, and around corners. So, dismantle all heavy items. Remove the legs from sofas and tables, the backs from recliners and chairs, and drawers from cabinets and dressers. Also, empty items that cannot be dismantled, such as bookshelves.
Lift High and Low

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10 Cool Facts You Did Not Know About Beautiful Orlando

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Most people know about Orlando, Florida because it is the home of Disney. Past that, most have no clue about the people, the history or the future of this incredibly cool city. Therefore, the following will shine the light on 10 of the coolest facts that you did not know about beautiful Orlando, Florida.

The town was incorporated on July 31, 1875, and according to folklore and legend, the name has four origin stories.
1.Judge James Speer named the city Orlando after a former employee.

2.Judge Speer garnered the name from “As You Like It” by William Shakespeare.

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How to Move a Bed During Your Next Relocation – Best Practices

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Your bed is among the largest pieces of furniture you have to deal with during the moving process. It is also among the heaviest, which means you need to be extra careful with it to prevent damage. The fact that some beds can be quite valuable pieces of furniture, sometimes even being passed down from one generation to the next, only serves to make things trickier. Mattresses are also prone to getting damaged either by getting ripped, wet or stained during transportation. So what can you do to prevent this? Here is a guide on what to do to prevent bed damage during your next move.

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How to Avoid Moving Day Theft

It’s painfully clear—burglars don’t play by any rule. Worse is when they’re disguised as movers; they’ll rob you and, to inflame the wound, be able to walk away scot free.

It’s a common advice among movers to always name what’s inside your boxes while packing. The problem is that this makes it easy for them to target your valuables. For unprofessional movers, all they need to do to rob you is open a targeted box and take out a few of your valuables before rearranging what’s left and taping the box back.

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