Playing It Safe with PowerMate

Posted by Contributing Editor on Tue, Apr 02, 2013

It seems that everyone’s talking about safety these days, and recent events in the news – from gun violence to the struggling economy – have a lot of people concerned and playing it safe in their homes and businesses. More and more people are storing their valuables and guns in heavy-duty safes. If you’re in the moving or locksmith industries, or if you’re retailing safes, you know how heavy these safes can be to move and deliver!

That’s where PowerMate can help you do your job: Our stair-climbing hand trucks can help you efficiently and safely move security safes and other heavy loads, including:

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Tags: safety hand truck, PowerMate M1, PowerMate M2B, powermate, stair climbing hand trucks, safety moving system

Our PowerMate LE-1 Stair Climbing Hand Truck is Heating Up…

Posted by Contributing Editor on Thu, Jan 31, 2013

What’s a hot commodity this time of year? PowerMate’s very own LE-1 Stair Climbing Hand Truck. As this is the time of year when wood and gas stoves, gas fireplaces, and alternative stoves are more commonly moved and installed, our LE-1 finds a good niche. From March 13th through March 16th, we’ll be exhibiting our PowerMate LE-1 Stair Climbing Hand Truck at the Hearth, Patio & Barbecue Expo 2013 at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida. The PowerMate LE-1 is very popular with gas fitters and anyone doing wood, pellet or gas stove installations because it’s ideally suited for moving wood stoves.

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Tags: powermate blog, hand truck, safety hand truck, stair climbing hand truck, powermate, safety moving system, HVAC moving solutions, safety moving systems, motorized stair climbers

Mark my words not the floor with non-marking wheels please!

Posted by Carl Nattrass on Tue, Apr 05, 2011

“My current hand truck has black rubber wheels that mark the floor. Do your hand trucks have non-marking wheels?”

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Tags: lifting dolly, safety hand truck, electric dolly, powered hand truck, none-marking wheels, motorized stair climbers

A Question of Compliance

Posted by Carl Nattrass on Tue, Apr 05, 2011

We recently spoke with a customer that bought a PowerMate to enhance jobsite safety. The company in question had been using a regular non-powered hand truck for water heater deliveries and wanted something to help offset the lost-time injuries they had been experiencing of late. (Moving water heaters can be back-breaking work, especially removing old water heaters encrusted with calcium from local hard water.)

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Tags: Injury prevention, ergonomic strategy, safety hand truck, safety moving system, HVAC moving solutions, HVAC-R, safety moving systems