Learn To Move
The Encyclopedia of Moving

Moving
Equipment
Photos

You can find various bins and cabinets at hardware stores. Schaefer Systems International bins and filing cabinets are reliable and high quality.


 

 
A roll of soft ties
A roll of soft ties and a roll of tape.
A roll of soft ties - gentle strapping used for tying off your furniture on
the truck.
A roll of soft ties vs. a roll of rope - notice the difference in width. Rope digs into furniture when tying it off
on the truck, gouging it
(soft ties don't).

A Locking Piano Belt.
A Humpstrap
A locking Piano Belt
A Humpstrap - again notice its width which is even more gentle on household goods
than rope or belting
when using it to carry
boxed goods or furnishings.
The top of a four-wheel piano dolly
The bottom of a four-wheel piano dolly.
A 4 Wheel Piano Dolly - Top View
A 4 Wheel Piano Dolly - Bottom View

Piano Skid Boards

5' and 6' Piano Skid Boards - primarily used for placement on the long side of a grand piano to protect it from scuffing damage when it is being carried or dollied.

The Use of this Moving Equipment

Above are pictures of the practical use of a grand piano skid board, padding, belting and a piano dolly to transport a grand piano.

Above is a picture of the practical use of the humpstrap and the piano dolly to carry a small upright piano down stairs.

Above are pictures of a small upright piano standing
(properly belted) on its side upon a piano dolly.
Notice how the locking piano belt is tightly strapped
and knotted on the back side of the piano.

 

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