How to Move Your House

Congratulations you’ve just gotten that dream job you’ve always wanted and now you are planning to move. However you don’t have to leave your old home behind. If you have the financial capability, you can look into home removals. Home removal is where you pay someone the big money to come in and move your home from point A to point B.

Home removals are generally very big, expensive, and timely procedures. This isn’t moving a filling cabinet it’s moving your house, and it may be two story or more. When undertaking a home removal the first thing you will do is find the right company. Then you have to talk to your local government and inform them of what you are doing. This is going to involve driving a house down a road, at a very slow speed, so they will have to divert traffic.

You also have to check to see it the house can be transported without interfering with the local infrastructure lines. Low hanging power and phone lines can be a severe problem when trying to move a home. After you’ve taken care of all the logistics for moving this thing, and you’ve hired your company it’s time to watch them work. Watch closely this is going to be interesting.

The first thing a home removals company will do is disconnect all your utilities and any wires going to the house. They will then start to determine the size of your home, and where the pressure points are on the house. After they have gathered all of the information required for the job they will start with the actual home removal. This is going to be a monumental task, so stay out of their way.

The next step will be to lift your home off of its foundations, and several feet into the air. This will be accomplished by disconnecting any restraining bolts or bars holding your home down and using hydraulic lifts to lift the house. This takes some time as they have to properly balance the lifts and make sure everything is level. After the have lifted it high enough they will then move it to the flat bed.

The flat beds involved in home removals are often monsters, in terms of size and power. Moving a house over the road requires a lot of horsepower and torque. Home removal has come some ways from when it was first started, but it still has the same need for a good truck. Of course a qualified driver never hurt either.

After being lifted and moved to the flat bed the truck will then start it’s slow, careful, and perilous journey to your homes new destination. If your home is modular, or two large for one truck it may be separated into two different pieces for easier transport. This will be a slow process but it will get to it’s destination in one piece. Then moved into position and mounted on its new foundation.

In closing removal services can go smoothly or badly. It all depends on the company and weather. Home removal is not small feat and if you can do it you’ll have an achievement under your belt. Now go enjoy your new job from your old home.

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