The furniture removalist Geelong uses for heavy lifting

December 9, 2014

Expert tips to avoid injury when moving

If you’re moving house next month, don’t start 2015 with an injury. There are a few things you should consider to stay safe when moving your belongings, so check out our tips from the furniture removalist Geelong and district relies on for big moves.

Watch your posture when picking up heavy objects!

Back injuries are common when a heavy or overloaded box or item is lifted incorrectly. Remember to support your back by lifting so that the weight of the object is supported by your legs rather than your back. Always keep your back straight and bend your knees.

Get help when you’re moving heavy or specialty items

These include pianos, pool tables, fridges and couches. Very heavy and awkwardly shaped items are best left to the professionals. They are much more experienced at handling these items and will ensure that they arrive at their new home in perfect condition.

Wear appropriate clothing

Sturdy shoes with good tread are essential. You want to be stay protected against slips on wet or uneven surfaces as well as items that may fall.

Be prepared

With all the best intentions and care, accidents can still happen. Make sure you have a mobile phone on hand if you need to call for help.

If you are at all concerned about your upcoming move, don’t hesitate in calling the experts. Ace Removals is the furniture removalist Geelong residents rely on for a safe and hassle-free moving service.