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by CareyBot

Let's face it, most building products are heavy. From refrigerators to structural beams, getting things lifted or moved into place safely and accurately can sometimes be a real challenge for any home handyman. Here are some tips that might help. First of all, don't overlook the value of a second pair of hands. It may seem obvious, but one of the simplest ways to lift something and maneuver it into position is by having a second person at the other end. Even when a structural member, appliance, fixture or other item seems like something you can lift yourself, positioning it accurately and without damage can be a challenge. Overextending your strength or your reach can also result in serious personal injury, so use common sense and don't be afraid to ask for help when the situation warrants....