Can a single item relocation be actually hard?

Author: Kim Jacobs | Last modified on: December 26th, 2017


When moving things we typically think of complete household relocations or something of the kind. When most people are asked about a single item move they typically assume that this is a safe and easy job. One that doesn’t require a lot of time and effort and can be completed without the presence of a lot of workers. In fact it is believed that many single item moves do not even require a man and van company to be hired.

Seeking reliable van rental assistance is usually essential

All of the above can be quite wrong as there are a few factors that can make a simple move look exceptionally tough. We will look at the three possible scenarios where transporting just one item can turn out to be a challenging task. This goes to show you that getting the right professional help is always something that should not be overlooked. Pay a small fee and enjoy life instead of creating trouble for everyone.


Size can be an issue when looking to get rid or relocate just this one item. It could be a fridge, a sofa or a cabinet. This is rarely a one-man job as the object will be quite heavy to move alone. Even if there is disassembling involved you are better off seeking professional furniture collection help. One should not engage into taking apart furniture without any express knowledge on how to do it. A huge sofa hardly fits through any doors and at least two people are needed in order to do it properly. The same goes for fridges, stoves etc. These items need to be carefully moved down stairs or through doors as they can easily get damaged. They can also damage the surroundings if dropped or pushed. Furthermore moving such heavy objects can endanger your own health. This is another reason why we recommend booking reliable man and van assistance in London. These people are usually well-equipped and able to transport such huge items relatively easily.


If the item in question has any specifics which need to be taken into account then this might cause some troubles to people unaware of them. Art pieces are such goods. They typically require a careful approach. Moving them in a sloppy manner might lead to some unwanted consequences. You also need to keep an eye on the weather. Moisture doesn’t bode well with paintings. Temperature is also an important factor especially if you are going to store the item somewhere. Look for a nice man and van company which also offers storage services. They usually have units with controlled temperature.


When time is of the essence you are prone to making mistakes. If a certain item has to be delivered within a very tight deadline then you might have troubles finding help or selecting the most appropriate vehicle for the job. This is another reason to why you should always aim at getting professional van hire assistance.

About the Author:

Kim Jacobs is a removals coordinator with over 11 years of experience as part of the Get man and van team and other firms in the home and office relocation industry in London. Before joining our company, Kim has worked in various logistical and transportation companies and institutions such as Transport for London, The Removals Ombudsman, and has coordinated moving projects with some of the biggest suppliers of various goods such as IKEA, HomeBase, Amazon, Sainsbury's and others. While working as a chief removals coordinator, Kim also enjoys sharing her expertise with others through writing in our blog.

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