At Advance Moving and Storage, INC. we are movers who are here to help you have the best move possible in Greenville, NC, New Bern, NC, Kinston, NC, and surrounding areas. We’re dedicated to making sure you get everything you need on your next move. Large and small moves welcome, whether you’re local, intrastate, or interstate, our courteous, experienced personnel are ready to help.
Not only can moving be a mentally demanding process, it can also be physically demanding as well, requiring you to pick up heavy items and use your body in ways that it may not be used to. The last thing you want to do in the middle of a move is throw out your back, restricting you to the bed when you need to be up and getting things done.
One of the many perks of hiring professional movers, such as Advance Moving and Storage, is that we have the experience and expertise to know how to move items without causing injury. We can move those bulky items for you, while you relax, safe and sound. However, even with the help of professional movers, it’s likely that you will have to move something during the process, whether that means re-positioning a piece of furniture or carrying a box from one room to the next. That’s why it’s important to follow some safety precautions to ensure that no one gets hurt during your move.
When you are picking up a heavy object, you want to make sure that you bend at your knees, not your waist, lifting with your legs instead of your back. Once you have picked up the object, keep it close to your body and avoiding twisting your torso or lifting the object above your head. If you have a dolly, use that to move large objects as much as you can.
It’s also a good idea to have a first aid kit readily available during your move. Your kit should include medical essentials such as band-aids, gloves, alcohol swabs, and wound dressing. If someone is cut or injured, their injury should be addressed immediately to help prevent further injury.
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