Wichita Falls Moving Blog - Tips, Tricks, and Insider Info
June 01, 2021

Feel Your Best While Moving to Wichita Falls

Packing for a moveBy Julie DeLong, A-1 Freeman Moving Group 

As professional movers in Wichita Falls, we recognize that the summer months are the time for most people to move. The weather is good, the kids are out of school, and it is among the easiest times to make a fresh start in a different area. Together with ample sunshine and also warm breezes, it seems like keeping healthy and balanced will probably be simple enough to carry out in a summer move. 
However, however, that isn't forever the situation.

For anyone who is moving to Wichita Falls, and you wouldn't like to find yourself under the weather while you are executing it, bear several of these recommendations in your head.

Tip #1: Make Use of All the Correct Tools

When you think of lifting straps, weight belts, and hand braces, chances are great you're visualizing the clanking weights of your health and fitness center. Well, moving is just the equivalent exercise, but with a purpose, which is the reason you'll want to be sure you don't injure yourself (or even your stuff) when moving it from origin to destination.

That's why you'll want to be sure you have hand protection (to obtain a good grip and also to keep your hands from dehydrating), braces (in case you are moving extremely weighty things you should brace your wrists and back, plus your knees if they're at risk), and shoes which give you cushion and comfort while not adding a danger (long laces that you can trip over, a fit which is not comfy, and so forth.). It is also recommended that you use a dolly to handle particularly heavy items in order to save your back.

Or, if you are hiring a professional moving company in Wichita Falls, they should make sure that you have all the appropriate gear, so that you don't have to stress over it.

Tip #2: Eat and Drink Often

It's easy to let your schedule get away from you if you're moving, yet it's crucial to be sure you are keeping hydrated and eating regularly. You should take pains to drink water (with an intermittent sports drink, should you absolutely need it), but make sure that you are not filling up on caffeinated drinks and sugar since those items will just dehydrate you more. Additionally, don't just consume take out. Even though your cooking area might be packed up, you need to make sure you are getting an abundance of balanced meals, as well as fruits and vegetables, just like if you're carrying out your regular agenda.

Tip #3: Slumber

Moving is tense, there's no two ways about it. That may chip away at your serenity and keep you up at night. Even though it may seem difficult, it's important for your system to get enough rest. That means you need to take time in the evening to unwind, stay away from drinking caffeine, and go through a relaxation routine. Perhaps even a bit of yoga. Whatever you have to do to relax, to get your rest, you should do that to maintain your strength while you are moving to Wichita Falls.

Tip #4: Move A Little at A Time

There is nothing more stressful (or causes you to use more energy) than attempting to move all at once. That is why, alternatively, you should plan your energy and your tasks. Organize what you must pack by what time and acquire the help you will need to move at a continual rate. You will be less likely to hurt yourself doing this, it decreases your stress, and makes it much less likely you'll impair yourself at some point of the moving process.

Tip #5: Watch The Weather and Temps

It doesn't matter what season you're moving in, continuous changes in temperatures, in addition to being out in poor weather, may take its toll on your body's defense mechanisms. It won't make you sick in and of itself if you happen to load up your moving van while it's raining, or if you are constantly going from cold air conditioning into warm, steamy outdoor weather, but it is going to zap your energy. Keep in mind things similar to that and attempt to decrease your exposure when you're able to.

And please remember that the professional movers at A-1 Freeman Moving Group in Wichita Falls are at your service to help with any aspect of the moving process so that you can stay healthy.


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The Mickelson Family
The Mickelson Family
Best. Move. Ever!
Very pleased with the overall respect and care the men gave to my possessions. Even mailing me very quickly the only thing lost in transit. Would recommend to anyone needing a long distant move.
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