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Tips for Relocating Your Home Gym Equipment Safely

If you want to take the easy way out and ensure that you and your fitness equipment have a safe and easy move, you could consider hiring experienced relocation service providers who have the necessary skills and techniques to move such heavy goods with ease; they pack them with quality material such as bubble wrap and so on and use appropriate moving supplies to ensure safe loading, unloading, and shifting of your fitness equipment.

 

Before moving, clean, sanitize, and prepare your workout equipment.

Like all other household items, exercise equipment should be prepped and cleaned before packing and moving them to avoid the spread of terrible bacteria and germs to your new home; you can also make sure it looks as good as new before transferring it into your new location.

 

Yoga Supplies

When packing and transporting your home fitness equipment, it's always best to start with the lightest things.

Take a large carton box to accommodate yoga equipment such as yoga mats, blocks, gym towels, and blankets.

 

Hand weights, dumbbells, barbells, and exercise balls are all options.

Smaller carton boxes are preferable to larger ones for storing hand weights, dumbbells, and barbells since the weight is spread equally throughout the boxes and ensures that the bottom of the carton does not fall out owing to the heavyweight.

 

Treadmill

Before you start moving the treadmill, grab the user handbook and double-check details like how much it weighs, if it has a visible lock/unlock mechanism, and so on.

Treadmills typically weigh 200 lbs – 500 lbs (approximately 90 kg – 225 kg); thus, you need to hire a furniture dolly from your local hardware store to transfer the hefty treadmill securely.

 

Stationary Bicycle

Stationary bikes are not just one of the most famous home fitness equipment these days, but they are also one of the simplest to transport. All you'll have to do is take care of your floors as you move them in and out. If you have an electric bike, disconnect it and store the wires nearby or in a labeled Ziploc bag with your other belongings. Purchase some moving blankets (or furniture blankets) to cover your bike and prevent scratches or damage.

 

Weightlifting Equipment

Because of its weight and unusual design, moving a weightlifting machine is one of the most challenging chores of the complete home gym equipment. Please make out your user handbook and follow these instructions to get your weightlifting machine ready for the move; remove the weights one at a time and set them on the ground; wrap the weight bars in towels to protect them from scratches and to keep the metal bars from hurting other items while moving.

 

After fastening the weight bars in cushioning (using towels), put them into carton boxes; however, use tiny cartons and keep the boxes light.

However, suppose you possess expensive equipment that may be difficult or unsafe to move on your own. In that case, you should consider professional movers that can follow relevant rules and ensure complete safety by utilizing appropriate moving equipment when loading and unloading your exercise equipment.

 

 

 

 

 

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