What Is Considered A Specialty Item?

Great question! ‘Specialty item’ is a pretty generic term, so let our specialty movers break it down for you. Specialty items include (but are not limited to) the following:

You’d be surprised to hear some of the specialty items our long-distance movers have encountered over the years. Ask our customer service representatives to share some stories when you call! 

No matter what challenges our clients throw at us, our long-distance specialty items moving company can find a creative solution to get your item safely to its new home.

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Why Should You Hire Specialty Movers?

The answer is quite easy actually. Would you be ok if your family doctor performed your heart surgery? Most people would easily say no to this because your family doctor may be a trained and skilled general doctor, but you’d want a surgeon trained specifically in heart surgeries to perform your operation. The same principle applies to moving, obviously on a different scale. 

The specialty movers at Total Distance Solutions have the experience, skills, and tools to handle moving heavy objects and specialty objects with extreme care and attention. Our long-distance specialty items moving company are experts at moving specialty items. Think of us as the surgeons of the moving world. 

Trust your most valuable possessions with a long-distance specialty items moving company like Total Distance Solutions. We are insured and specialty movers put 150% into every single move. We will always assess your move on a case-by-case basis and give you an estimate based on your individual situation. No two moves are exactly the same so we never give blanket estimates. You can rest easy knowing our experts will take the best care of your specialty items while they are in our care.

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What Are Some Challenges to Look Out for When Moving Heavy Objects?

If, for some reason you are determined to attempt to move your specialty items yourself, there are some important things to look out for when long-distance specialty items moving. 

Always do a thorough inspection of the path you will take when moving these specialty items. For example, if our long-distance movers are dealing with a piano on the second floor or a home, they will do a detailed walk-through of the path from the truck to the piano. 

Noting staircases, ceiling heights, hallway widths, uneven pavement, etc., you do not want to encounter an unexpected obstacle like maneuvering a piano through a too-narrow doorway. 

A long-distance specialty items moving company sends you their special items movers with all the necessary tools to do the job right. Things like shoulder straps, dollies, hand trucks, blankets, packing material, runners, etc. If you don’t use proper tools, you can easily damage your things or even hurt yourself.

If you insist on moving a heavy object or specialty item yourself, spend the time researching the steps involved in moving this item. There are often endless resources available online. However, things sometimes seem easier on YouTube than how they turn out in real life. 

Experts make doing difficult things look easy because of their experience and skills. So be wary of this and make sure you have all the necessary tools needed to move your specialty items. Watch several videos or read tips from a professional long-distance specialty items moving company. 

If you’ve ever seen the “Nailed it” memes showing people attempting to do something experts have done but failing at it miserably and oftentimes comically, you will understand that not everything is as easy as it seems online or on TV. There are experts out there for a reason!

Be careful to not injure yourself while moving heavy objects. Never attempt moving a heavy object on your own. Use proper lifting techniques (use leg strength, not your back) and use dollies and hand trucks when possible, as advised by our long-distance movers. 

Always work with a partner when moving heavy objects. Take it from our long-distance special items movers, who work together and communicate with each other every step of the way. You need to constantly be talking to one another to be sure you are both moving a certain way, both going in the same direction. Also alert each other of any upcoming obstacles, like stairs, or transitioning from carpet to flooring. Being in constant communication will make long-distance specialty items moving a lot more successful.

Why Call the Specialty Movers at Total Distance Solutions?

Many great-intentioned people have damaged their priceless possessions by incorrectly moving them. If your specialty item is valuable to you, it’s worth it, in the long run, to hire a long-distance specialty items moving company to move your items professionally and properly. 

If you want to learn more about how our specialty movers can help you, call Total Distance Solutions today. Our customer service representatives would be happy to help you. Or even simpler, click on the link below to fill out a form for a FREE estimate for moving your specialty items.

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