tools used for moving fitness equipment

Tools required for a home gym relocation


That’s a great question!

Planning a home gym relocation can be a daunting task. With so many variables to consider, from cost to availability to the number of sets of equipment, the decision to relocate can feel almost impossible. Fortunately, with a little research, planning and a little bit of creativity, relocating your home gym shouldn’t be too difficult. Read this article to learn which tools are the most important to a home gym relocation.

Some of them:

  •  A moving dolly
  • Screwdrivers to disassemble and reassemble
  • Pliers
  • Protective gloves to protect yourself
  • Moving blankets to avoid any damage to the equipment
  • Special truck for the transportation process
  • Packing paper, bubble wrap, plastic tubs or bins
  • Towels, blankets, and bedding
  • Milk crates
  • Zip ties and plastic bags

These tools are only the basic ones required, but sometimes the job of fitness equipment movement comes with serious challenges. It’s very unusual that gym equipment owners have all the tools required. There are a lot of different machines and gym equipment, each one with different tools and considerations in the process. It’s not the same to move a treadmill than a strength training unit. Disassembly time for a strength training unit could take hours, while a treadmill doesn’t require that amount of time.

You’ll need also moving blankets to avoid equipment, floor, and walls damage. Movers of gym equipment have all that’s required to protect your valuable machines. Additionally, it’s a task that requires more than 2 people to do the job.

Take into consideration you must have the most appropriate truck for the transportation to avoid any damage or issues. You must have also the right license to drive the truck. It’s very important to plan the transportation schedule to avoid any traffic problems. You’ll also need a truck with a proper lifting system to load the equipment and avoid any damage to it. You’ll need to be very careful and attentive during the whole process.

When it comes to a commercial gym equipment, it’ll be more difficult to disassemble and re-assembly, in California a lot of gym homeowners have heavy machines that require special attention. We recommend finding a gym equipment moving service near you, so can avoid any damage to the equipment. Take into consideration that traditional movers may take care of this task, but first, read more about it in this blog.

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