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How to Load a Moving Truck like a Pro

by Ekta Garg Packers and Movers


If you are following a DIY move, then you must be dealing with the question about moving a truck appropriately. Do not worry we are here to provide the proper knowledge that is required to load a moving truck appropriately. Following these instructions you will be able to maximize the space available in the rental truck, balance the load appropriately and avoid any damage.

 

Here is the list of the tips that you need to follow to load a moving truck like an apt professional:

 

Hire the Right Sized Truck

Then most essential step with which you need to start your task is to hire a right sized truck. It may sound very tempting to you; hiring a small truck and save money but it could end up making cost you more. Hire the truck by reading the instructions provided by the company about its’ holding capacity and hire as per your requirements.

 

Collect all the Necessary Supplies

Before you start loading the truck make sure that you have all the equipment available to complete the task. The things that you are going to need in the loading process are the furniture and general dollies, moving and loading straps and moving blankets etc. All of these equipment are going to keep your goods completely safe during the process of moving.

 

Disassemble the Furniture

The next step you need to take before loading into truck make sure disassemble your furniture. It is essential to distribute to weight evenly and also keep the space for other goods. For example if you disassemble your furniture you can place them over each other and as they are required to be settled easily which will prevent any mishap.

 

Load the Large and Heavy Items First

Start the task of loading a truck by placing all of the large and heavy items in the beginning of the container. These items include mattresses, tables, couches, bedframes, chairs, coffee tables, washer dryers, refrigerators and sectionals etc. The main reason to place them in the front side of the container is to keep them fixed so that they do not cause any potential damage and stay in upright position during transportation.

 

Load Lighters Items in the End Part of the Container

Then next step of packing that you need to keep in mind and follow is to place the lighter items in the last part of the container. Make sure that they are placed over the heavy object and not under them so that they can be prevented from being crushed during the process of transportation. If they are packed inside the moving boxes then use moving straps to fix their position. It is also recommended to use highly fragile and valuable items like jewelry etc with you and also the important documents.

 

About Author: Ekta is an expert business analyst. She has written for several online journals. Currently she is rendering her services to Moving Solutions that is offering services for packers and movers Pune to Ahmedabad & packers and movers Pune to Chennai.

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