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Guidelines In Selecting A Piano Moving Company
Moving heavy weight furniture is really not an easy task, especially if you have do to it on your own. Pianos are example of furniture that are really difficult to move. Good thing there are companies that can help you move your piano for you. It takes special knowledge and skills to move a piano.
There are some people that think they do not need a piano moving company to move their piano, instead they just using a regular moving company. One of the reasons why you should hire a piano moving company is that they are trained and have the right equipment to properly pack and move a piano.
An Average sized piano weighs about 400 pounds up to 900 pounds. Grand pianos weigh about 650 pounds up to 1300 pounds. Pianos can cost up to 500,000 dollars depending on the kind, the model, the age and the condition. Usually, pianos will be moved through a small space like a staircases or in small doors. There are even instances when the piano needs to be taken apart. Professional piano movers knows how to properly move or dismantle your piano. If you hire professional piano movers then you can lower the risk of damages to your instrument.
Professional piano moving companies will send at least two to three employees that are equipped with moving pads, piano skids, slings and ramps. Their employees know how to safely move your piano. These movers knows how to properly maneuver the piano out of the house. Once the piano is out of the house, they will secure it in the moving truck so it would not get damaged during transportation. If the move is difficult then they will send more people. They will check the situation and inform you if there are any risks of damages and they will provide different options on how they will move your piano.
There are a lot of piano moving companies so you should know how to choose a reliable company. You should select a company that has the right equipment. You can ask your local piano store, piano teachers or piano technicians if they can recommend quality piano moving company. Piano stores usually knows reliable piano moving companies. Before hiring a piano moving company, you should ask about their rate first. They usually base their rate from the distance, the type of the piano, the size of the piano and the difficulty level.
These factors is your guide in searching for the best piano moving company. It is better to hire a professional piano mover , than hiring regular movers to move your piano.