5 Tips to Make Certain Your Moving Day Goes Effortlessly

Moving to a new homeBy Julie DeLong, A-1 Freeman Moving Group
 
Moving is normally a long task, and sometimes it can even be convoluted and chaotic. Fortunately, you will find many things you can do to make your move as efficient as possible. The first (and most pressing) thing is to hire a professional moving company in Wichita Falls. But beyond that, here are five suggestions for moving day that can help make everything a little bit less stressful.
 

1. Ensure you (or an adult you trust) is available

This might seem obvious, yet you would be perplexed how often professional movers in Wichita Falls must deal with absent clients on moving day. Even if you can't be there due to an emergency, ensure that a responsible adult is present for the whole day (or days). That designated person will need to answer the movers' questions, sign paperwork, and direct the packing/loading process as needed.

2. Be Certain that there is an unobstructed path from the residence to the moving van

For your safety, the safety of the moving team, and the safety of your possessions, it's vital that you clear out a path that's wide enough to fit your items. Be certain to eliminate all tripping hazards both inside and outside your home, such as toys, clothes, tools, bags of trash, and so on.

3. Perform an initial and final walkthrough with the moving team

At the onset of the day, you want to go through your house with the movers and mention items of extreme, breakable things, and stuff that won't be loaded into the moving van. Ensure your professional movers in Wichita Falls undoubtedly understand and remember your guidelines.

At the end of the day, it is a smart idea to do a final walkthrough to make sure that all your belongings have been loaded, and that nothing has been left behind. This is a good time to triple check your drawers, cabinets, and also closets for any things which could have been forgotten.

4. Keep youngsters and/or family pets occupied

We all love our youngsters and our "furry friends," but many times, they slow things down if work needs to be done. That is not to mention how they may accidentally make themselves "trip hazards" by running throughout the residence when the movers are carrying your furniture.

The point is, it is good to have a plan. If you have youngsters, try to keep them occupied with fun activities in a separate space, so that they're happy, busy, and safe. Or better yet, see if a family member or friend would be around to watch them for the day. And if you have furry family members, it may be best to put them in a kennel or cage for a little while or have someone watch them for the duration of the packing and loading process.

5. Be sure you and the company driver are on the same page

After your things are all packed and loaded on the moving truck, you still want them to arrive to your new home on time and without damage. With that in mind, it's always a good idea to exchange your contact information with the moving company's driver. Make sure you and the driver are on the wavelength when it comes to the delivery time.

If you remember these five suggestions on moving day, then the complete process will almost definitely be a lot smoother, and less stressful for everyone involved. And if you need experienced, professional movers in Wichita Falls to help your relocation become a reality, be certain to call our team at the A-1 Freeman Moving Group today.

 

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