Let’s Talk Floors & Moving Heavy Objects: Which Rollers Work Best?

Homeowners love to make a statement with their floors. Whether your foyer features reclaimed barn wood or Calacatta marble, chances are you have an emotional connection to this pricy home item that puts your personal stamp on your home. At Hevi-Haul, we understand your labor of love and when it comes to moving heavy furniture

Three Important Things to Consider When Moving a Log Cabin

Three Important Things to Consider When Moving A Log Cabin Last spring residents of Wauwatosa lined up to see a historic log cabin roll down North Avenue as the structure moved to its new location. The cabin is historically known as the Frederick D Underwood Log House and was built by Frederic Underwood 1921, a

Four Fun Facts About Industrial Cranes

Fun Facts About Industrial Cranes Although we may not always realize it, cranes are a big part of our city's skyline. They are the massive tools that construct some of Milwaukee's favorite buildings. From the US Bank Center to the Northwestern Mutual HQ and so many more, cranes play a big role in constructing buildings

6 Tips for Moving in the Harsh Summer Heat

Moving your home, office or warehouse can be hard. What makes it even harder? Having to move your things during the peak of the summer heat. Here are some tips to make sure your family and crew are safe in the sun. 1. Assemble Your Moving Team Ahead of Time Would you want to move

Tips for Safely Moving Heavy Machinery

Moving heavy machinery is dangerous. You need to know what you're doing if you want to be safe. Here are some tips to make sure your operation goes smoothly. Make a Plan Heavy machinery isn't easy to move. You'll need a solid plan before you even start thinking about moving anything. A clear plan for

What You Need to Know When Hiring a Rigging Company

Most construction workers or manufacturers are familiar with rigging companies. However, many others don't know what their business is. Basically, professional rigging companies move heavy things. And no, they don't move wooden desks or refrigerators. They move houses, office buildings, massive construction equipment and the like. In short, they move the stuff that no one

Top 3 Tips for a Totally Stress-Free Move

Moving into a new home is one of the most stressful events in life. Even if everything goes perfectly, there's just something about moving that really makes people anxious. Homes are where your family makes the most special memories. Moving into a new house can be exciting, but leaving the old one behind can be

Skate Rollers Anatomy: Axles, Bearings, and Hardware

Hevi-Haul skate rollers have incredibly long-life spans and require very little maintenance. That's because the individual parts that make up a Hevi-Haul machinery skate are the highest quality possible. So, let's take a look at the functions of each part to better understand why Hevi-Haul skates are the industry-favorite. Skate Roller Axles The axles on

3 Amazing Structure Moving World Records

Every so often, someone breaks a world record in building and structure moving. Whether it's farthest, heaviest, or largest, these buildings and moves are seriously impressive. 1. Farthest Building Relocation The farthest building relocation was achieved by Warkentin Building Movers, Inc. in Canada in August 2006. The total distance of the relocation was 1,205 miles. It

Wisconsin Buildings that Got Up and Moved

When you build something, you build it to last, right? What if the building is fine, but the location isn't? Well, you just move it somewhere else. Here are some Wisconsin buildings that used to be somewhere else. Culaccino Bar + Italian Kitchen (West Bend, WI) Culaccino in West Bend has not always been the