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If you are considering helping with the Stockport removal yourself then our Stockport Man and Van service will be just the move for you andthen this article will give you some great lifting advice…
Lifting large and heavy objects
If for whatever reason, you find yourself involved in the lifting a particularly heavy or enormous object during yourStockport domestic removals process, you will need to have a decent idea as to how to go about it, as otherwise things can get pretty difficult. The fact of the matter is that not that many people are actually trained in lifting heavy items of household furniture properly, though most presume that they can do so, simply because they have a certain amount of strength. The key is in technique however, and the odds do not stack up well against the person who is unaware of how to lift or move a heavy item, as the result will often be painful…
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>The main thing about learning to lift things properly is that the damage that you can do to yourself is not the kind that heals easily. You need to ensure that you are able to avoid the strains that will cause long term damage to your knees, back, neck and wrists, as these are the areas most stressed by such work. If they are overstretched, then they will often end up being an issue for the rest of your life, so take warning and advice! Some of the best things to arm yourself with are: a decent pair of lifting gloves, a sack barrow, and a safety manual.
Reading up on technique will ensure that you know what you are doing, and that you know how best to avoid injury. The gloves are pretty essential, as they will give you a lot more grip, making your hand positions easier to find and hold, meaning that you don’t struggle to keep hold of things that are heavy whilst maneuvering them. The gloves will also protect your hands from friction burns and the chances that are abound of splinters and cuts from edges of various materials, which could also mean you dropping the item suddenly from the pain, endangering those around you!
Sack barrows are incredibly useful in domestic removals Stockport , as they basically act as an extra person if you know how to use them correctly. Using the weight of the item to your advantage, you can easily maneuver a triple wardrobe along a flat surface with light work from two people, or if you really know what you are doing; on your own! The wheels need to be pumped hard, so that you are not experiencing any drag as you move.
When lifting with others, ensure that you remain vocal about everything. The nature of large items is that oftentimes, people need to walk backwards, or can’t see in front of them very well. For this reason, each member of the lifting /moving team needs to be telling the others of anything that they may need to look out for, whether it be objects on the floor (which should be cleared beforehand) or upcoming corners etc. If you are loud about things, and let others know when to maneuver the object, or when to set it down, then no one will be taken by surprise if something happens all of a sudden.
Planning is a large part of this, and going over exactly how an item should be moved is extremely important, as it prevents any surprise movements that could injure a lifter, or lead to them dropping the item. For the sake of both the item, and those carrying it, it is imperative that it is not dropped, as this can cause serious damage as well as injury.