When you’re getting ready to move, you should be aware of the items that you shouldn’t pack if you have a moving company transport your belongings. Many household items that may seem harmless can easily lead to dangerous situations under the right conditions. And, while it may be hard to part with some items, these Read More…
There’s so much involved in moving a home. The sorting, the packing, the de-junking and of course, the big move itself – it’s the type of DIY project that we’d much rather avoid. Hiring movers can ease that burden and alleviate so much of the aggravation and stress involved. And if there are certain circumstances involved, it can even be a safer option to avoid injury.
So when it is best to hire movers? Here are a few circumstances to consider avoiding a DIY move.
Moving out a lifetime’s worth of stuff can be exhausting even for the most well-abled bodies. But for seniors, and those entering old age, it can provide an added danger to the moving process. Bending and lifting boxes and manoeuvring large, bulky items down flights of stairs can make for a very precarious and unsafe situation. And sometimes, that risk simply isn’t worth it. Get the helping hands of movers to do all of the heavy lifting for you.
Pregnancy is another circumstance where hiring movers is always highly recommended. The pressure and stress that comes with any move is often enough to endure. But the amount of physical exertion often required when moving items from your home to a truck can place an unnecessary amount of pressure on anyone – especially for expectant mothers.
As a single person, you may think your move will be a simple one that you can do alone, but once you begin to pack up all your stuff, it doesn’t take long to realize just how much even a single person living in an apartment can accumulate. It’s a lot for anyone to take on themselves, especially since you may not have those extra set of hands to help you. Handling a move is something that no individual person should attempt or endure solo.
If you have a large family, that should be reason enough for a DIY move to never even cross your mind. When you’re not used to the amount of bending and lifting that’s required when moving, taking on your entire family move can be too much to handle.
Professional movers are well trained and use to the amount of exertion that’s required during a move. So don’t put yourself or your loved ones under pressure by taking on a move alone. Contact us today so we can take care of the heavy lifting for you. Get your Ottawa moving estimate now!