Self sufficiency is a great trait, and whether it’s plumbing or moving, knowing how to do something for yourself can save you time, energy and money. This is why Mighty Movers is here to bring you some helpful tips for when it comes to doing your own move, whether in the Lakeland area or beyond. We are invested in your having a safe and productive move, whether or not you are using our services, and we are glad to share this information with you.
Planning will always get you ahead, no matter what the task is that you have at hand, having the right plan can save you a lot of time and headache. When it comes to your move, planning is a big part of making the end result go better. Knowing how you want to pack everything, when you’re going to head out and arrive, and all these minor details. At Mighty Movers we have the planning stage down to a science after doing it so many times, which allows us to be fast and efficient, using this initial strategy will go a long way.
Whether loading boxes or the moving truck, knowing how to put your items in will make a big difference on how it all comes out. When packing your boxes, it is better to put heavier and bigger items at the bottom, and smaller at lighter ones at the top, this ensures that none of your items will be crushed, but also will keep your boxes level as you move. When loading the truck, you want to ensure that you put heavier items at the back of the truck, ensuring that they are the first to come out.
Lift At Your Knees
This may go without saying, but there’s a reason why Mighty Movers wear the right gear when providing professional moves for the Lakeland area. Proper lifting technique goes a long way not only to ensuring that you don’t injure yourself, but also that you’re not left overly fatigued before the loading or unloading is done. Ensuring that you have the capability to perform throughout the load and unload, and that you’re not injured leaving you unable to move any of your items, will give you the best possible chance at a fast and efficient move no matter how many objects you have.
This ties along with have a preparedness plan, but also works when it comes to any of your packing specifically. Ensuring that you have all of your items in the correct place before they’re loaded onto the truck will ensure that once unloaded, you save yourself a large amount of time not having to open box after box to see what’s in it and know where it goes. Properly sorting your items and clearly marking them will eliminate a lot of the time and effort put into your unload, making the entire process of your move more productive.