Congratulations on your new home! It is time to have a big celebration, open the cork of champagne, order snacks and have some fun. Besides that, have you thought about your move? Moving does not only involve the task of moving all your stuff from one place to another but as well as it includes tasks from packing essential items to finding a job in the new city to finding appropriate schools for your child and much more. Are you ready for your move? If not, have a look at these quick tips that will help you in having a successful move.
Tip no. 1: Be flexible on your moving date and time. Avoid moving in summers and weekends because these are the most expensive and the busiest days for American movers. If you want to save a few bucks, moving in mid-week and mid-month date will be an ideal option for you.
Tip no. 2: Don’t forget to ask for the license and insurance of the movers before hiring else you might face problems. Most of the reputable movers that offer reliable services are licensed and insured.
Tip no. 3: Estimate the number of required boxes to pack all your stuff. Apart from boxes, determine the other packing supplies you are going to need to pack all your belongings.
Tip np. 4: Send notifications to all utility companies to stop the subscription from next month else you need to pay all subscriptions fee for one more month. As earlier as possible, you should let utility companies know. It will make the move easier along with the easy transfer of the electric cables.
Tip no. 5: To get rid of unwanted belongings, you should plan a garage sale. As you know the trash for one man can be a treasure for another. So, plan, have a strategy and schedule a garage sale to get rid of your unwanted items.
Tip no. 6: Don’t forget to take the donation slips because these slips will help reduce tax at the end of the year.
Tip no. 7: Keep all your important documents handy during the entire move process because you will never know when you can need these.
Tip no. 8: You can save higher money on packing supplies by getting packing supplies such as boxes, wrapping paper for free from any local shop.
Tip no. 9: Start your packing with the non-essential items at first. And later you should start packing essential items as well. This will keep your moving and packing process organized.
Tip no. 10: Pack a bag with important documents and other important things such as a water bottle to take along with you. In case, if the movers will drop off the items after one or two days then pack essential that is necessary to spend the first night at your new home.
Bonus: use an effective moving cost calculator to ensure you know how much the move will cost you beforehand instead of getting stressed later.
These are the quick tips that will help have a successful move without making the entire process hassle. If you keep things organized, chances are you will going to have a smoother move.