5 Tips for Moving to Wichita Falls over the Holidays

Moving over the holidaysBy Julie DeLong, A-1 Freeman Moving Group 

As we talked about in our blog earlier this month, a holiday move to Wichita Falls is usually hectic, challenging, and appear a bit intimidating initially. Even so, there can be a handful of pros to picking a holiday move for those who play your cards right. There are some actions you can take to make things easier on yourself and your family members, and that may even make the move more pleasant than one at a different season - here are our 5 ideas to making your move to Wichita Falls over the holidays as simple as it can be.
 

Reuse cardboard boxes

Seems like many people have performed this year’s shopping online. Christmas and birthday presents for yourself and others appear on your doorstep, and it is terrific - until you open them all up and have a heap of cartons 5 feet high to deal with.

Generally, you would recycle those cartons and buy your moving boxes from the home improvement store or your professional moving company in Wichita Falls, however if you are moving over the holidays you'll be able to re-purpose the cardboard boxes as moving boxes not only to stretch your budget, but to help reduce your carbon footprint!

Monitor the weather conditions

Weather can be very unpredictable over the holiday season, regardless of where you call home. Make sure to monitor the weather channel as best you can, to organize appropriately for significant weather like snow, wind, or lightning storms which make it challenging for even professional moving companies in Wichita Falls to perform their job well.

Donate gently used items to reduce the amount of things you must move

Generally, we encourage people to pare down the amount of belongings they must move prior to when it's time to go not only to reduce costs, but to streamline the moving process. Yard sales and also estate sales are common if the residents are moving, however opting to donate your gently used pieces of furniture (or smaller things like apparel) that you no longer need or are not taking with you is a superb way to embody the Holiday spirit as well as bless a person in need. A lot of donation centers encourage donations particularly around the holidays; try to find one nearby!

Include your holiday greeting card with your life update

A lot of people send out holiday cards to loved ones to wish them a Merry Christmas and update them on what is happening in their life. Without doubt, a change of residence shall be contained in that update! Nevertheless, many feel that a reference to the move will probably be adequate, and decide to send out another update of address notice to those people who need to have it. Should you be moving any other time of year that system is effective, nevertheless you can kill two birds with one stone if you are moving through the holidays. Include your change of address announcement within your holiday card (or in the same envelope should you wish to maintain them at least somewhat separate) to reduce postage as well as time.

Employ a Professional Moving Company Now

Professional movers do take the opportunity to allow their staff vacation time through the holidays, for them to spend time with their families and get some well-deserved downtime. Consequently, moving companies are often thinly staffed throughout the holidays and might have less availabilities for moving jobs. Once you establish a date for your move, schedule your moving company in Wichita Falls ASAP to allow them to make certain to staff your move enough in advance.

 

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