Moving days have a well-deserved reputation for being chaotic, stressful, and draining. But this doesn’t have to be the case, and we make every effort to make sure that your moving day is both easy and enjoyable.
We try to help as much as we can as a moving business, but as most people are aware, there are still a lot of duties that belong to the homeowners. Even though many homeowners are aware of this, they often ask what kinds of preparations they should do in order to ensure a seamless transfer.
1. Work With A Top moving and storage company
Even though a moving company might appear to be stating the obvious, you must realize that not all moving firms are the same. It’s crucial to pick a top-notch moving company rather than simply any old one. Your moving day will go smoothly and stress-free if you have a reliable moving company on your side that can manage the challenging aspects of your relocation.
You must appoint a team that will consult with you, make plans with you, be open to your wishes, understand how to manage a relocation, and make appropriate advance plans. Additionally, they must arrive on time, work quickly, and handle your items with care. Being one of these moving businesses for our customers is our top priority at On The Go Moving and Storage services. Our abundance of 5-star ratings is evidence that we can complete tasks successfully.
2. Utilize This Chance To Clear
Packing, moving, loading, and unloading boxes of items you don’t truly need is pointless. While you’re packing, go through all of your possessions and get rid of, donate, or sell everything you haven’t used in weeks, months, or even years.
Generally speaking, you probably don’t need something if you haven’t even considered using, wearing, or finding it in a very long time. That unopened electronic piano in the closet, your daughter’s worn-out clothes, or your son’s hiking boots that he outgrew last summer should definitely make their way to a trash can or find a new owner. This is not to mean that you should throw away treasures and priceless items of memorabilia.
3. Carefully Label Everything And Arrange It.
The unpacking procedure following your move could take some time. Knowing which boxes you must open and which can wait until next week’s unpacking binge is crucial. It’s nearly hard to settle into your new home smoothly and efficiently without good organizing and labeling. Consider labeling and arranging your materials in the following ways:
- Put everything from the same room in a single box.
- Put goods with similar purposes in the same box (unless they come from different rooms).
- Give a brief summary of the contents of each box on its label.
- Each box should be marked with the location in the unloading process where it should be carried.
4. Pack Sensibly
You must carefully pack your belongings. Homeowners sometimes don’t take the necessary care while packing their boxes, only to discover that they weren’t as resilient throughout the relocation process as they had planned. Make sure you have enough boxes and packing supplies on hand so you may use them liberally wherever they are required.
Excellent packing supplies include:
- Dependable containers or boxes
- Packing material
- Foam for packing
- Rolls of plastic wrap
- Bouncy tape
- Packaging for dishes
- Materials with labels
5. Employ A Moving Company
Prior to their relocation, our customers may take advantage of the packing services offered by On The Go Moving if they are short on time or would prefer expert assistance. Although we can offer these services on moving day, many homes prefer that we arrive the day before to ensure that we can keep to the moving day schedule.
Customers who use our packaging services rapidly come to the conclusion that the cost was well worth it. They save so much time, and we can do it in the most effective way possible because of our expertise packing up all kinds of houses and companies.
6. Be Ready To Require A Storage Solution
It’s common, especially for those moving to a smaller home, to discover that your new home doesn’t truly contain as much space as you had anticipated. Many of our clients discovered that their furniture and possessions wouldn’t really fit, necessitating the rental of storage space while they went through their items and arranged their space.
Our moving firm also provides storage services as an added convenience for our customers. These services are much more useful and superior than those you would get from a standard storage facility. Normally, people would hire a storage facility that wasn’t climate controlled, but our storage warehouse is, giving your priceless possessions and pricey furnishings a more safer atmosphere.
Additionally, while it is in the storage facility, we will keep your furniture covered at no extra cost to you. In order to conserve our packaging and wrapping materials for future use, we would have to unwrap your things if we moved them into a standard storage container. However, if you keep your belongings with us, we’ll leave them there until you’re ready to use them, securely wrapped in our protective covers. Your belongings are preserved in a convenient location with a regulated environment.
Redmond is where our storage facility is, and we would be pleased to provide you with as much space as you require (depending upon availability, of course).
7. Get Someone To Take Care Of Your Pets
Even after you’ve hired a moving company, the actual moving day may still be hectic and fast-paced for everyone. Since pets aren’t accustomed to having visitors and a lot of activity in their living spaces, this might make for a challenging atmosphere for them. Therefore, we advise having a friend keep your pets for the day or hiring a pet-sitting service. After the transfer is over, it is simple to drop them off in the morning and pick them up in the evening. This will prevent a lot of stress for your cherished pets and keep them out of the way as you move.