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Moving heavy objects up and down stairs can be difficult and even dangerous, but a stair climbing hand truck can fix that. The most important factor in choosing a hand truck is the carrying capacity. Some models can carry up to 800 lbs., but this may not be necessary for your needs. Hand trucks move up and down stairs using either a multi-wheel or belted design that moves over each step smoothly. The overall stability of the design is important as well, with many sturdier models made of steel or aluminum. If space is a concern, look for models that fold easily. As long as it’s sturdy enough for your needs, a lighter hand truck is often a better choice.

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