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How to move a hot tub


Are you one of those people who have always wanted to live a life of luxury? Having more than the average person can afford has always been desirable. For example, some people dream of having a luxurious house, a brand new sports car, buying famous brands, or having a spacious hot tub. But it’s always desirable to use your money in a smart way. If you are in the process of moving and have a hot tub, then you need to know that moving a hot tub isn’t easy. There are a few things you should know when that day comes. To start, you will need the help of a moving company like U.Santini Moving & Storage. Hot tub moving can be a very risky job, and your moving professionals will know exactly how to move a hot tub. So, let’s see what kind of work awaits you!

Moving special items requires the skilled hands of professional movers

Moving special items includes moving pianos, hot tubs, billiards, table football, safes, etc. Such things require a special approach when it comes to moving them. You may be wondering if you can do this job yourself. In most cases, the answer is negative. Which means this is not the job for you. When you need to move bulky furniture or some of the things mentioned, you can rely on furniture movers Brooklyn. They know all the rules, as well as adequate ways of moving things from a special group. But it’s not out of place to know how moving such things, such as a hot tub, really works.

a man in hot tub
While it’s one of the best places to enjoy your time, it can be quite a hustle to move a hot tub.

You must be wondering why moving special items requires the skilled hands of movers. There are many answers. But we will try to explain it briefly. Therefore, moving such things requires a professional, careful and adequate approach. Therefore, it means that moving such things requires special equipment, packaging, and other moving supplies. Also, moving a hot tub without professional help carries a high risk of damage. And also, it increases the possibility of injury to you or one of your helpers. Therefore, leave this difficult job to the people who face it every day.

How to move a hot tub?

This answer to this question can go in different directions. It depends on which approach you choose. You can do it yourself or ask for professional help. But it’s always the best option to leave this work to the movers, in order to avoid all possible risks, as well as damage. If you are moving to New York, we recommend hiring movers NYC to help you. If you ask us, we’d say this is the best way to transport your hot tub. There are many advantages that should make you choose this option, such as:

  • Avoiding danger and risks
  • Saving time
  • Enabling the necessary material
  • Safe transportation

We all already know that a hot tub is a very expensive investment. Prices for these hot tubs typically range from $5,000 to $8,000, depending on size and features. Also, you can find expensive hot tubs at prices higher than $16,000. So, if you own it and have decided to move it, believe us, the damage to this expensive thing will not pay off. And the damage is one of the risks of a DIY move. So, don’t risk.

It’s very dangerous and risky to move your hot tub by yourself

It isn’t difficult to understand that you will need to have skills to move the hot tub. Now we know that moving to a new home can be expensive and is accompanied by many problems that you will have to deal with during your moving process. Everyone wants to spend as little money as possible when looking for a particular service. So, we totally understand if you’re thinking and wanting to try to do this yourself. However, if you just stop for a moment to think about the whole thing, you’ll realize that it’s more complicated than you thought. For starters, most hot tubs, even smaller ones, are bulky, heavy, and unwieldy. Therefore, they represent one of the most complicated things to transport.

a hurt hand after moving a hot tub
Injuries are only one of the risks if you don’t know how to move hot tub properly.

And just moving them can be a big risk of damage. But not only that, if you decide to do it yourself, you will need the help of a friend. And the worst of all is that injuries can occur due to improper handling. So, think about the consequences and risks that can arise as a result of DIY moving.

Hot tubs are heavy and moving them can be a great challenge

True! Very true! If you’ve ever wondered how much a hot tub weighs, we can tell you that it’s usually in the 400-600 pound range. Now, even if you have strong friends who would be happy to help you move this thing, we must warn you of many consequences. The thing is, you can’t just take some packing material and wrap it up. In addition, if none of you are professionals, and as we have already said several times, you risk getting hurt! If one of you makes even one wrong step, serious problems can arise. This way, not only will your expensive hot tub be damaged and broken, but a friend or even you could be seriously injured! This is something you should always keep in mind before making the final decision to do this job yourself.

Professional movers will save your time and be your best help

By now, you have been able to learn all about the difficulties and complications that can arise when you want to move a hot tub yourself. The bigger the jacuzzi, the more problems you will have. Not only will you need help, but you’ll need at least 4 other people, and that means you are directly responsible for each of them. And they will lose their free time, and at the same time be exposed to the risk of injury. So, for this reason, the option to leave this job to residential movers Brooklyn will suit you best. Not only will the moving company save you and your friends time, but it will also be of great help to you. You’ll be overwhelmed by the work that awaits you when it comes to moving hot tubs. But they will also be useful for all other work related to your move.

Moving services Brooklyn can really save you time in these situations. Moving services, in addition to making a safe move for your belongings, as part of services, you will have the constant help of professionals who are already sufficiently trained and experienced to be able to carry out the relocation of your hot tub with ease. Movers are expert, knowledgeable, and trained, and don’t have to watch their every move like you do because they’ve done it so many times before. They know the procedure for moving special items. Unplugging, and how to properly flush the hot tub, and prepare it for moving are things that move in the little finger.

When trying to move a hot tub you need to have the right packing material

Another thing about hiring professional movers to move your hot tub is that they will provide you with all the packing and wrapping materials that are necessary for this type of move. They will bring everything from furniture carts, conveyor belts, and blankets to some of the wood pieces needed to lift the tub off the surface. Once you’ve wrapped everything up nicely, your tub is ready to ship.

Professional mover who knows how to move hot tub
If you have the right moving experts by your side, you will have many benefits, save time and have a simple move.

But if you have made a firm decision to move a hot tub yourself, keep in mind that you will need to take care of getting all this yourself. In addition, you might need something else, and you won’t have time to find it during work. This is another reason why this work should be left to professionals. Also, you will save your time and nerves. Because moving a hot tub can be a very stressful job.

Care-free transportation

When we talk about transportation, it means that it will soon be time to enjoy the hot tub in your new home. But before that, transportation is another thing you need to think about before you start moving your hot tub. But, if you have a team of professionals in charge of transport next to you, they will know the best way to safely transport cargo without damaging it, then you can breathe a sigh of relief. Because organizing transportation can be just as challenging as moving your hot tub. Also, you must make sure that your company meets all the prescribed conditions. Ask the company to show you documentation confirming that the vehicle has all the necessary papers and permits.

Also, when relocating a piano, hot tub, pool table, etc., it’s always safer to leave it to professionals in this field. This way you can avoid many issues from getting damaged.

Do you need storage?

If you are in a situation where you just need to move a hot tub and other pieces of furniture due to home renovations or some other reason, we suggest that you consider renting storage units. Storage units Brooklyn is your safe option when you need additional storage space for certain items. One of the benefits of storage services is that you can use them outside of the moving process, as we have already said when you are renovating your home. Also, storage units can serve as additional space in your home. Storage services can be very useful during a move, because not only will your belongings be in a safe place, away from external factors, but you will be able to declutter your home for the duration of the move. For example, you can store everything you pack today until moving day. And so every day.

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How soon should I schedule my move?

It is recommended to arrange for the services of a moving company at least 8 weeks ahead of your planned move. If you plan to move during the holiday season or in the summer, it is advisable to schedule the move 12 weeks in advance. However, for moves that occur between September and May, you may be able to book movers with just 2 weeks' notice. Ideally, you should secure your moving crew as soon as you have all the necessary information about your relocation.

Does your company offer packing supplies?

We do. In addition to providing you with the essential boxes and packing supplies required for your relocation, we offer several "Saver" packages tailored to the size of your home. If you do not use all the boxes you have bought, you can return them to the moving team at the end of your move, and we will reimburse the remaining amount.

What type of storage does your company offer?

U. Santini Moving & Storage Brooklyn provides comprehensive storage solutions in climate-controlled units. Our units are supervised round-the-clock, ensuring the safety of your belongings, whether you store them for a short or long duration. Additionally, we offer storage services for very brief periods, including as little as 24 hours.

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