How to use hand truck for relocating packages easily & comfortably

Hand truck is used for relocating items form one location to another. They are used in order to make the relocation process easy and comfortable. The hand truck can hold heavy weights well. But proper techniques have to be adapted while using the hand truck – in order to ensure the safety of the objects that are carried using it. The proper techniques adapted also helps you in doing the relocation job easily with zero issues. The five steps that ensure a fine relocation process are: (1) Tip the topmost end of the stack of packages (which are bound with each other – after stacking them – using cello tape, rope or other materials) forward. (2) Keep the cart under the stack and lift the packages. (3) Move the packages to the destination using the hand truck. (4) Tip the topmost end of the stack forward. (5) Remove the cart from under the stack and place it on the ground.

5 steps for handling packages or the stack of packages using hand trucks

Packages are difficult to be lifted manually as they weigh much. Sometimes you have to relocate many packages together (into the van – used for removal – from your home / into the home from the removal van). In such cases you can use hand truck for easily relocating the packages. The 5 steps to be followed while using a hand truck for moving packages from one location to another are:

  1. Tipping the topmost end of the package or the stack of packages forward
  2. Placing the cart under the package or the stack of packages & lifting the same
  3. Moving the package or the stack of packages to the destination
  4. Tipping the topmost end of the package or stack of packages forward
  5. Removing the cart from under the package or the stack of packages

Tipping the topmost end of the package or the stack of packages forward

Residential movers use some tools for doing their job easily. One important tool used by them is the hand truck. Anyone can use the hand truck finely by understanding the fine technique of its usage. The first step adapted in the technique is tipping the package or the stack of packages forward. This is to make a small space below the package or the stack of packages into which the cart of the hand truck can be inserted.

Placing the cart under the package or the stack of packages & lifting the same

Place the cart under the package or the stack of packages. Then lift the package or the stack of packages using the hand truck.

Moving the package or the stack of packages to the destination

Now moving the packages to the destination becomes very easy. Move the hand truck easily with the help of the wheels attached to it. Along with the truck move the packages and the stack of packages easily to the destination.

Tipping the topmost end of the package or stack of packages forward

Tip the topmost end of the package or the stack of packages forward. This creates a space in between the cart and the packages / the stack of packages.

Removing the cart from under the package or the stack of packages

Remove the cart from under the package or the stack of packages with the help of the space created in between them. Then place the package or the stack of packages finely on the ground.

Note: You can use your foot to break the cart – while loading and unloading – in order to prevent the cart from rolling away.

Home relocation services in India use hand trucks and other tools for easy relocation. Understand the technique properly in order to use the tools powerfully while doing the relocation process. The above tips help you in using the hand truck finely for moving packages easily & flawlessly.

Leave a Reply