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August 31, 2019

Planning a Last-Minute Move to Wichita Falls During the Late Summer Rush

Packing and MovingBy Julie DeLong, A-1 Freeman Moving Group 

When planning a move, you know that you must have a specific amount of time to plan for packing, scheduling time with the moving company in Wichita Falls, and your journey using the moving van. Most people have many months of advance warning to organize their move and properly book the moving services they need. But from time to time, a move comes for us suddenly. Maybe you are transferred to a brand new job and a completely new city with your workplace, maybe there is a family emergency situation and you have to cross the state in a hurry. And regrettably, these unexpected moving plans occasionally take place smack-dab during the summer moving season rush when moving companies are near their busiest levels and most booked.

The best thing is that you're not stuck being forced to DIY the complete move using a rented moving truck. You could still receive the professional moving company services you would normally depend on with the proper tactics and a little bit of adaptability. Now, we're here to supply a few helpful tips on completing a last-minute move to Wichita Falls even when it happens within the end of summer rush.

Complete Much of Your Packing DIY

What truly matters for most people is having the cartons loaded in the moving truck, the hefty pieces of furniture properly moved, and the large moving van managed by experienced professional movers. Nevertheless what about packing? Packing can be quite time consuming, so if you're contemplating a DIY pack job, here are a couple items to keep in mind.

You're more than efficient at folding your closet into boxes as well as hanging bags. With just a few internet tutorials, you can discover how to take advantage of packing paper and dish packing grids to make sure your plates, cookware, and memorabilia are securely packed. Certainly, you are able to pack up most of the not-so-delicate things within your closets and you may even be capable to recruit buddies, neighbors, or perhaps colleagues to make it happen faster should you be prepared to reimburse them in pizza.

Even if you opt to not have a professional moving company in Wichita Falls help you to pack, they can help you equip yourself to pack expertly with all the cartons, packing materials, furniture blankets, and dish grids you require to do it properly. And, should you get some of the packing finished and recognize that you are in over your head, don't be scared to pick up your phone and get in touch with your local moving company to request help.

Be Available to Move on Weekdays

The weekend is the single greatest demand time for moving services regardless of the season it is. It may truly not be possible to identify a summer time weekend that isn't scheduled. Yet weekdays are different. Mainly because significantly fewer people are open to manage the moving process on weekdays, movers often have these days, or open hours throughout weekdays, open and available for last-minute customers who didn't schedule a weekend many months ahead of time.

For many individuals who need to move suddenly, weekdays are less of a concern because your regular schedule and plans have already been switched on their head. In case your work is moving you, you might be able to request a few additional compensated days off to manage the unanticipated move. Should you be changing jobs, you could have the time at home on weekdays to handle this scheduling quirk.

And if it's not possible to be available on weekdays, you could potentially be able to talk with a buddy or neighbor who will be around who can watch over the move for you whilst you're on the job.

Consult with Your Movers and Request Advice

Finally, don't be shy to inquire of your moving company for additional tips and hints. Professional movers in Wichita Falls know a lot better than other people what it is like to deal with a rushed moving job and will be more than pleased to give a couple of recommendations. Speak with your movers concerning your mutual agendas to choose the right days where both you and they are available and take into account any tips they give concerning how to make the timetable work.

Your movers may even have beneficial tips and knowledgeable tips from quite a few years of expertise concerning how to pack up speedier, how to keep your treasured belongings safe and sound while hastening, and what to do regarding un-movable such things as houseplants, pets, or even your chemistry set collection.


Moving in the last second, even during summer time moving rush, doesn't need to mean executing it all yourself. If you are willing to work with your moving company in Wichita Falls, we can help you find the best dates, times, and methods to get everything finished promptly to the top quality level even when there's no time to generate meticulous moving plans.


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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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