The reason why people are into DIY approach is to save lots of money. Sure, this is a good way to show your creativity and create things on DIY (do it yourself) using the materials you already have. It’s also a great way to learn new things while you’re at home. This is commendable. However, not every house project needs a DIY approach, especially if you’re doing it the first time.
One of these projects in moving a piano from one location to another, whether you’re moving out of town or just want to put the piano in a different spot at your house. There are a lot of risks associated with moving a piano, especially for amateur piano mover wannabee. What professionals always recommend is to hire San Diego piano movers and stay away from doing it yourself.
We always encourage people to do their best, to learn new things and be more imaginative. But you know that piano is a very heavy instrument right? If you have one, for sure it’s super sentimental to you because of the memories you had with it. The last thing you want is to damage is. So don’t ever think of moving it on your own especially if you’re alone and you don’t have the equipment!
If the piano is upstairs, it’s more dangerous and difficult to move it down. The risk is really huge especially if you traverse more than 4 consecutive low steps. Professionals are trained to do this, that’s why they look like they can carry it easily. Moving it includes the actual carrying of piano then easing it up and down.
Carrying the piano will need more than two pair of hands, especially if you have a really heavy and big one. When professionals carry the piano down the stairs, they are not just carrying it but they also have to do some lifting so damages would be avoided. The weight will overwhelm the person’s strength, that’s why it needs at least 3 people. It is also a struggle to keep the piano steady; because once it starts to sway it would be difficult for the movers to control it.
Imagine a mover positioned on the bottom part of the piano while they’re moving it down the stairs. If he isn’t well-skilled or well-trained, he’s likely to have injuries. A professional will leap out of the way to avoid that. If accidents happen, the piano and the railings would be severely damaged.
If you really want to save money, are you willing to put your safety and your piano’s condition at risk? The cost you’re going to pay the moving crew will be worth it, since they know what they’re doing. The risk for injuries and damages is high; don’t take that risk just to prove something.
Professional movers know what they’re doing. They do some calculations on how to move the piano out of the house and will use special equipment to do the task carefully.