Staying Cool During a Summer Move to Wichita Falls

Moving to a new homeBy Julie DeLong, A-1 Freeman Moving Group 

Here's a fun fact if you are moving this summer--close to 80% of moves in the US take place in July and August. The youngsters are out of school, and for a large number of people, it is merely preferable to pack up and go when school's not in session. And although it is hot, you have a better likelihood of the weather being a non-issue throughout the summer months. You can keep cool, both physically and mentally, by following these simple suggestions for a summer season move to Wichita Falls.

 

Book Your Mover Promptly

That 80% number? Every one of them will need moving trucks, and many of them have to have at least a standard crew. It really is never too early to start thinking about the logistics of your move--full service moving company in Wichita Falls, DIY, or someplace in the middle? Go ahead and start calling professional moving companies concerning days along with estimates and make up your mind as soon as possible to ensure you will be on their schedule.

Should you delay too long to hire a professional moving company--one that is licensed with the NTSB, has full insurance on gear and employees, and offers a total slate of services--you could find yourself working with a lower-end company that won't have the qualified designations and experience to get the job done.

Arrange Your Friends Ahead of Time, too

Your friends may ask whether they can offer you a hand with your packing. You ought to take them up on the offer--it's a fantastic hangout time, and should you be taking apart an home entertainment system or a playset, numerous hands can be a requirement. Remember that it's summer for everybody and get on their calendars a few weeks out. This is especially essential if your move is a do-it-yourself, determine your dates to pack and load well in advance.

Move Sensitive Belongings in Your Vehicle

Professional moving companies in Wichita Falls will wrap and safeguard delicate and valuable things so that they may transfer securely to your new house. They understand the best packing material for a given treasure and are masters in filling and balancing boxes. Consequently, it's not necessary to stress about fine art, crystal, or china not making the journey.

Electronics, on the other hand, are a totally different animal. The parts in TVs, computers, audio speakers, games consoles, and the like are particularly sensitive to humidity and temperature and need to travel together with you, in an air-conditioned automobile. Your mover company will assist you to pack your devices to ensure that they are covered against bruises and bumps, but many definitely will advise you put them within your car or truck for transport.

Medicines also should travel with you. Put the meds you will need while in transit in pill keepers and toss the rest of it in a baggie and set it inside a bag you'll keep in the air-conditioned car.

Click HERE for an index of items which your professional movers are not able to transfer.

Organize an Early Working Day

Make an effort to schedule the hard work at the beginning of the day. The humidity ranges fluctuate dependant upon which area of the country you are in, but the worst heat generally hits around 3 in the afternoon. When you can have the moving vans loaded close to 3 then everyone can get more comfortable in an AC equipped truck and car. If your move is a DIY, obtain the moving truck in the afternoon and load as much as it is possible to before it becomes too dark, and then finish up the next morning.

It's Like a Trip to the Seaside. Kind Of.

Pack a handbag with sun block, hats, pest spray, extra t-shirts, as well as shades to shield you against the burning rays of the summer time sun. Reapply sun block as instructed, and exchange shirts when they're saturated and disgusting.

Hydrate. Then hydrate more. Grab cases of water bottles and place them in a cooler where everybody's got access and offer them to the moving company team. They might normally provide their own, but on a very hot day additional will almost always be encouraged. Hang onto the beer for whenever you are unpacked and hydrated--alcohol, physical exertion, plus a hot day tend to be a recipe for a heat stroke.

Board Your Domestic Pets

Family pets will need relief from high temperature and stress, so board them on moving day so they can be more at ease. Pick them up on the way out; don't forget to make space in the car for your pet.

 

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