• "It's best to hire professionals to move your safe."
• "Moving a safe runs the risk of damage to your property and worse, injury to you or someone helping you."
• "Having the right tools and knowledge makes a big difference when moving a safe."
Gun safe dealers tell their customers this all the time. Sometimes customers think we're saying this just to "upsell" them with a delivery and installation fee. We promise, that's not it. There is a genuine risk to moving something that size and that heavy, and even with the right equipment, the knowledge and the experience, things can still go wrong.
Here are some stories from the professionals to show you exactly what we mean. If you'd like some more knowledge, you can read this article about the dangers of moving a safe yourself.