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November 30, 2017 13:00 ET

North Vancouver Movers Publish Blog on How to Move a Treadmill

VANCOUVER, BC--(Marketwired - November 30, 2017) - North Vancouver movers publish blog on what it takes to relocate treadmills and other exercise equipment

As professional North Vancouver movers, the team at Ferguson Moving & Storage have years of experience relocating gear for all kinds of businesses. Their latest blog looks at how to safely relocate a treadmill and other exercise equipment. For more, go to: http://www.fergusonmoving.com/blog/north-vancouver-movers-on-how-to-move-a-treadmill/

As Vancouver's longest running moving company, the team at Ferguson Moving & Storage have executed countless jobs for exercise and fitness facilities. In fact, in 2008, they were responsible for moving treadmills and bikes to the Olympic Oval. Like any type of move, there's a process when it comes to relocating expensive equipment with moving parts.

First of all, when working with treadmills, it's important to understand the make and model. In addition, a standardized list of equipment is required. This includes:

  • Moving straps
  • Moving blankets
  • Gloves with grip
  • Drill or screwdriver (if disassembly is needed)
  • Moving dollies (find the right one by reading this)
  • Plastic wrap (to hold together foldable treadmills)

The blog then shares a basic list of questions to figure out the best way to move the treadmill. For example, is it foldable? If so, what is the best way to fold the model? Are there electrical parts that need to be protected from moisture? What's the best way to protect the rubber track from being damaged during the move?

When moving a foldable treadmill, it's best to simply follow the manufacturer's instructions to fold it down. Then get it flat, cover it up, and find a safe, immovable spot to lean it against in the moving truck. There are also instructions for moving non-foldable treadmills. The blog is also chockfull of practical advice and even shares several videos on the subject.

Although moving a treadmill is not hard, it does require special care and equipment. If DIY seems like more trouble than it's worth, consider calling a moving company.

Let Ferguson Moving & Storage lift your expectations. They are experienced at handling expensive equipment with moveable parts. Their team is fully bonded, so there's no worry about potential mishaps. Best of all, with no heavy lifting, you'll be ready to get back on your treadmill as soon as it's set-up. To learn more about how Ferguson Moving & Storage can assist in moving a home, gym, or office, contact 604-922-9391 or request a quote online.

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Established in 1916, Ferguson Moving & Storage is one of the oldest and most reputable companies in Canada. Since its inception, the company has provided clients with the best in business moving and storage services. With no hidden charges and all-inclusive quotes, Ferguson Moving & Storage takes special pride in the integrity of their business. For additional information regarding the types of services offered, please visit http://www.fergusonmoving.com or call at 604-922-2212.

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