Some treadmills aren't designed for dismantling, so you'll need to move in one piece. Others can be quickly disassembled and reassembled, so taking them apart is a great way to save on space and make the move easier. Consult your treadmill's user manual for more information and to find the best option.
How do you move a treadmill that doesn't fold?
Non-folding and non-wheeled If you have a non-folding treadmill that also has no wheels, it will be best to be moved using a dolly. Your movers will have at least two people and up to four people to load it onto the flat dolly and pushing the heavy machine to the truck.
How do you move a heavy treadmill?
Here's what you should do:
- Have two people stand on either side of the treadmill.
- One person should lift the treadmill slightly on one side.
- At the same time, the other person will slide the moving dolly underneath the side of the treadmill that's lifted off the floor.
How do you fit a treadmill in a small house?
Put your treadmill in the living room. If you don't have a spare bedroom or office, put your treadmill in your living room. Folding models don't take up much floor space when not in use. Conceal it under a pretty cloth cover, or hide it behind a screen or plants.
How do you pack and move a treadmill?
Wrap any removed parts with packing paper and place them in a moving box. Wrap the entire fitness machine in paper padding or moving blankets, topped with plastic stretch wrap. Tilt the machine backward about 45 degrees and have a friend slowly slide a dolly underneath it. Fasten the equipment to the dolly with rope.
How do you move a treadmill without taking it apart?
Fold the treadmill if possible. Not all treadmills fold, but if yours does, it will make it easier to move. Make sure it's not plugged into the wall before you start folding. Some treadmills fold down, while other times, the belt folds up. Check the manual for specific instructions on your treadmill.