Let the professionals assist when moving a large safe
Tips For Moving A Safe
When planning your relocation and how to move your safe, make sure you take into consideration its size, weight and the location of where the safe will be moving from, and where it will be placed at the new location. If you have a portable or smaller safe, under 50 lbs., it can be transported easily. For larger heavier safes, safety must be a priority, and hiring a professional company that specializes in moving safes should be considered. If you are using a reputable moving company to transport your household belongings, you can inquire if moving a large safe is something they are able to handle.
Preparing The Safe For Moving
Use The Right Equipment
You need to know the weight and dimensions of the safe in order to use the right equipment. Guessing won’t work, safes are heavy and if you don’t have an exact weight, you, and others could get hurt. Once you know which equipment to use, make sure you have straps to secure the safe to the piece of moving equipment.
Some of the equipment that can be used to move heavy safes includes: pallet jacks, steel rollers, dolly, heavy-duty hand truck, and aluminum plates.
Have A Plan
Before attempting to move the safe, make sure there is a clear plan and understanding between the moving team of how the safe will be moved. Having two or more people to move a heavy safe is advised.
When moving a heavy safe, your safety and the safety of others must be a priority. If you need to call in the professionals, there are trained specialists.
Taking extra care through the planning and moving process is essential when moving a heavy safe.