In many instances, a spa move is easily finished with the support of a couple friends with a trailer and truck. You often must flip the spa on its side to maneuver it through tight spaces and also to place it on the trailer for transport. Doing so is absolutely safe if you are careful and take necessary precautions before and during the move.

Getting Ready

The bottom of a hot bathtub is filled with wires and Sacramento AC repair specialists lines that must remain secured during a move. Should you don’t remember to fasten them before lifting the spa or placing it on its side, you run the risk of causing harm which may call for a large monetary investment to fix. How you secure the various lines is all up to you, but collecting all of them into a neat package helps keep things organized and prepared for a fresh installation at the bathtub’s destination. Any loose parts from inside the bathtub are easily transported in another container to avoid damaging or losing them.

Heavy Lifting

Hot tubs may weigh over 800 lbs, so special precautions are necessary when moving and lifting one. When lifting the bathtub onto its side, it is necessary that every person helping is prepared and also paying attention to instructions. A careful inspection of every side of the spa is imperative to prevent placing the bathtub on the side with any weak spots. An adult at every corner makes lifting and placing a spa on its side easier than attempting to lift in the sides. All four people should lift up the bathtub, then gently place it on its side.

Moving Things

When the spa lies on its side, moving it is a matter of planning and coordination. Placing a few two-by-fours underneath the face of the spa that’s sitting on the Landscaping flowers Littleton, CO design Salt Lake City, UT shields it from harm when forcing an appliance dolly underneath. When the spa is about 2 appliance dollies, fasten it into the dollies to decrease the probability of it falling over. Always measure the width and height of the spa before attempting to move it through any space you are unsure is big enough to escape through. As a final resort, a gecko might prove necessary to acquire the hot tub from a tight area.

Safety Precautions

The weight of a hot tub can cause shoulder and back problems if those lifting it don’t follow proper lifting protocols. Inattention to the job at hand may lead to serious injury should the bathtub fall slip or over, so distractions will need to remain at a minimum during the whole move. Drying the bathtub with towels can reduce the likelihood it may slip from a sheriff’s hand due to wetness. Keeping wires and tubing protected reduces the risk of tripping over them while transferring the bathtub.

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