Special Projects

Special Projects

Every job is unique. But some jobs are more unique than others. Moving and erecting large objects, such as massive machines, heavy sculptures, historic artifacts, or delicate breakable items, is a complex and meticulous process that demands careful planning, specialized equipment, and skilled personnel. This intricate task begins with a comprehensive assessment of the object’s dimensions, weight, fragility, and structural integrity. The route must be meticulously mapped out, accounting for all potential obstacles and ensuring safe passage through doorways, corridors, and any tight or awkward spaces. Specialized equipment, such as cranes, forklifts, and rigging systems, is employed to lift and transport the object securely. For delicate and historic items, protective padding, custom crates, and climate-controlled environments are utilized to prevent damage. Safety precautions are paramount, with the use of personal protective equipment (PPE) and adherence to proper lifting techniques to safeguard both the object and the workers. Upon reaching the destination, the object must be carefully positioned and secured, ensuring stability and compliance with any structural requirements. This demanding process underscores the importance of precision, expertise, and thorough preparation in the successful relocation and installation of large and valuable items.

We take every job seriously at DFW Movers & Erectors and we take pride in moving unique and special items to the best of our ability. If what you must move or install is big, heavy and/or delicate, you have come to the right place. We have the experience. From loading large animals to moving and loading planes, from disassembling, moving and reassembling statuary to inserting MRI machines and mechanical equipment through multi-story building windows, from moving history to coordinating helicopter jobs – We have the experience you need!

FAQs about

Special Projects

What constitutes a special project?

In our industry, machinery moving is what we do. There are circumstances when a machinery moving job or an item to be moved is out of the ordinary. That is when our experience in special projects comes into play. Special projects often require equipment that is not customarily used in machinery moving and require expertise beyond the normal scope of machinery moving.

How do you obtain equipment needed to perform special projects?

We have excellent relationships with other partners in the industry that we can draw upon to obtain specialized equipment, such as heavy-lift helicopters or cranes. If needed, we fabricate and certify required equipment to ensure a safe and successful move and installation.

Can you provide references for special projects you’ve completed in the past?

Yes, we can! Of all the work we have done, over 93% of customers have rated our service as “Excellent”; highest rating allowed. Our customers use us again and again.

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