Whenever you move, you’re going to have to face up to the fact that some things are going to require more than just your own strength. A good idea is leasing some moving tools such as a two wheel dolly. It will allow you to move more material at a time and save trips. Moving refrigerators, recliners and couches call for assistance. Trying to move heavy and awkward items on your own can lead to damaging what you’re moving and, even worse, harming you. If you can, you should get an extra pair of hands to help you. The redistribution of weight among two or three people can make all the difference in the world. A normal dolly will do well for boxes, but for furniture and appliances you want a more specialized furniture dolly that is designed to handle heavier weights and has heavy-duty straps.
Those straps help prevent the load from shifting on the dolly. Without the straps, a heavy object on the dolly can start to slide and cause the dolly to tip to one side. Once the dolly starts to tip, whatever you’re moving can come crashing down. Finding a furniture dolly can take a bit more effort, but it’s definitely worth it.