Moving gun safes is both difficult and dangerous without the right equipment or crew. If you are moving a gun safe be aware gun safes can weigh as much as seven times that of an average refrigerator. To ensure the move gets done safely and correctly make sure your movers have the following information about your gun safe.
- Weight. The weight is sometimes listed on a the serial number plate on the inside door. If you are not sure of the weight, estimate based on similar models or by calling your local gun safe dealer.
- Measure your gun safe, stairwells, doorways and hallways. Make sure there is ample room to move your gun safe, including enough room to rotate it.
- Empty your gun safe. Special arrangements are required to transport unloaded firearms inside the safe. Mayflower prohibits the transport of all types of ammunition. Other valuables, like jewelry or important documents, should be removed from the safe and moved by you.
Safes are expensive and heavy, make sure you hire professional movers to do the job. Arrow Moving & Storage has the specialized knowledge and equipment necessary to safely and properly move your safe. Call us today for more information! (800) 593-3460