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Piano moving. The phrase conjures up images of old silent films where inept movers let a piano roll down a hill or crash onto the pavement from a window high above. As funny as that may be, it’s not funny if it’s YOUR piano and that piano cost your thousand of dollars.

Piano Moving

I have been moving pianos as well as fine art and antiques for years. In the 25-plus years I’ve been in the business I’ve seen it all. And yes, like those silent movies, we’ve used cranes to move pianos from high-story windows and carried them down flights of over 100 stairs.

How do you best handle a move of your valuable musical instrument? The short answer is “hire a pro.” I would personally recommend Piano Movers Los Angeles. The price is well worth the peace of mind knowing that they specialize in this type of move. Second, professional piano movers are insured. Do not hire a company that isn’t.

Making sure your piano or antique is properly moved, it’s also important to know that the company you hire is expert at crating. Items shipped across town or across the country must be protected against damage and having the experience to correctly crate these uniquely shaped items is vital. Ask your piano moving company about this before the job begins.

Other Thoughts

The time required for each job depends on the complexity of the move. Is the piano or artwork on an upper level? What kind of access to the ground do you have? Will you need a crane? While most jobs can be accomplished in a day, these more complex ones will take more time and effort.

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Guidelines On How To Hire A Pest Control Company

bees-16905_1280Pests make our lives unbearable. They cause diseases that make our journey to the pink of health rocky and bumpy. They also destroy furniture, cereals and other belongings. They thus need to be controlled at all costs. That is why it is important to hire a pest control company to reduce, if not completely eliminate the effects of pests on our bodies, domestic animals and our property. Hiring the best company is not always easy given their mind-boggling number, but here are a few insights on how to hire the best one for your needs.

Get Referrals

Pests attack everyone. Indeed, almost everybody has had to control pests at one point in time. This means that you can get referrals from your neighbours and friends who have hired pest control companies in the past. The pesticide regulatory office is also a good source of referrals for a pest control company because it is the one that licenses such companies.

Seek Advice

A good pest control company will be a member of pest control associations. This means that pest control associations can advise you on how to hire the best pest control company for your problem. Once you explain your problem to them, they are in a position to connect you to the pest control company that meets your descriptions and budget.

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