Moving tools and Tip

You're moving, so the stress level is already high as you try to make sure you don't leave anything behind. When you start to load your things onto the moving truck and you realize you're missing some key tools to make the move easier and to ensure a safe move If you, make sure you have everything you need before the big day.

Furniture Dolly and/or Utility Dolly

A utility dolly, whether flat or the upright kind with two wheels can be used to stack and move several boxes at once, saving your back and the possibility of dropping a box that contains breakable tables. A furniture dolly, which has a large flat base with four wheels, is essential for moving and safely. You just need to make sure the heavy items are well- secured and that you have extra help in moving items downstairs and up the ramp to the moving truck.

Moving Blankets or Pads

If you have pieces of furniture and items that you care about, make sure everything is wrapped properly and securely that's precious with a moving blanket or pad. Blankets can be used to protect a sectional/couch from spills and dust and protect antiques or other fragile items. You'll find that moving blankets are pretty much indispensable when it comes to moving yourself.

Ropes and Straps

Moving straps are another item that most people forget to include in their Packing supplies list. Moving straps are a great tool for carrying heavy and awkward stuff such as a big-screen television and couches/ sectional and strap all household appliances, anything that requires more than one set of hands. Moving straps also prevent back strains and other injuries and can be used to secure items to a dolly or once they've been loaded on the truck. Ropes can be used the same way.

Packing Tape and Scissors

A mover's best friend! Keep packing tape and a pair of scissors with you at all times. Packing tape can be used to secure a blanket's corners, to repackage a box that had to be opened, or to secure furniture parts together. You can also use packing tape to keep screws, tools, and other necessities taped to the underside of tables and desks.


Of course, this only applies if you have stairs, but this little device can save you a lot of effort. They're easy to attach, allowing heavy objects to be rolled down a set of stairs. This device is especially useful for carpeted stairs, which can create resistance and make it difficult to slide a heavy object.