Pianos and organs require special handling during a move. They're bulky and awkward to handle. Hiring a professional is always best. Professionals have experience disassembling the legs, strapping down the lid, and securing interior components. They also know how to wrap the surfaces in blankets or sheets to prevent scratches. Plus, companies specializing in this field have dollies that help make the process easier. They help with moving over long distances or quick transportation in the same locality.
These fragile instruments take some jostling, but internal parts need securing before shipping any distance. If you don't, parts may break or require tuning once it's in place at the new location. In addition, scratches or gouges on the exterior finish need refinishing, so packing and crating the furniture requires care. This process is time consuming and costly. A little preparation before a move saves you plenty of money in the long run.
Another issue with moving these heavy instruments involves bodily damage. Professionals understand the strain these instruments put them on muscles and joints. To prevent muscle or joint damage, workers use special moving tools called a piano dolly. This handcart handles the weight of the instrument. Wheels help it maneuver stairs or ramps. Less strain on the muscles prevents costly hospital bills and weeks or months out of work while you heal.
Don't risk your safety or costly baby grand or antique organ. A local transport company helps deliver and set up your equipment in the new location. Professional companies help commercial and residential customers. Some offer discounts to new customers when they call for a quote. In little time, your instrument is in your new home or business and ready to turn out amazing music.