Let our moving experts give you our best moving tips to make your move fast, easy and stress-free:
- Start Early
One of the most important things you can do to make your move easier is to start early. This means that you should begin planning and organizing at least a few weeks before your move-in date. Your will need to hire movers at least a month in advance to get the best rates and insure availibility. If you wait until the last minute, many movers will increase their rates based on demand.
- Find The Owner
There are more rogue movers now than there have ever been. Even moving companies with the nicest websites are now fly-by-night companies. You need to look up the owner through your state’s corporation site. Here is the link for Massachusetts corporations. Look at the address and the owner. If the address is someones home or something other than a warehouse this is a red flag. You should also google search the owner. Many moving companies have owners with fake linkedin profiles so make sure you can acutally find others in your community that know them. Otherwise, if you have broken items or things missing you could be out all of your household items. Here are some thing
- Have Your Movers Pack Breakables
Hiring a professional moving company can make your move much easier and stress-free. If you want to save time and money – have the movers pack your breakbles. Moving companies are only liable for what they pack so having your moving crew pack what can be broken is the most cost effective way to save money on a move.
4.Label Your Boxes
Labeling your boxes can make the unpacking process much easier. Be sure to label each box with the room it belongs in and a brief description of its contents. This will help the movers know where to place the boxes in your new home and will make it easier for you to find what you need when unpacking.
- Pack an Essentials Box
Pack an essentials box containing all the items you will need for the first few days in your new home. This could include toiletries, clothes, bedding, and kitchen essentials such as plates, utensils, and a kettle. Having these items easily accessible will help you settle in more quickly and comfortably.
- Notify Your Utility Companies
Make sure to notify your utility companies, including your gas, water, electricity, and internet providers, about your move at least a few weeks before the move-in date. This will ensure that you have all the necessary services up and running when you arrive at your new home.
- Take Care of Your Pets
If you have pets, make sure to take care of them during the move. This could include finding a pet-friendly hotel to stay in during the move or arranging for a friend or family member to look after them. Make sure to pack all their essential items, such as food, water, toys, and bedding.
In conclusion, moving to a new home can be a challenging experience, but with proper planning and a few simple tips, you can make the process much easier and stress-free. By starting early, locating your moving company owner, hiring a professional moving company, labeling your boxes, packing an essentials box, notifying your utility companies, and taking care of your pets, you can have a smooth and successful move.