Make Your Move Easier With Proper Planning

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When you think of moving from your home or apartment, it can be quite a daunting feeling.  As moving day gets closer, the thought of having to pack and move makes that feeling grow immensely.  But with proper planning, moving doesn’t have to be overwhelming.

Below are a few tips and tricks to help you properly plan:

Find A Reputable Moving Company

The most important part of moving is finding a company that won’t disappoint you. It’s a good idea to investigate their reviews. It is also smart to pick a moving service based on licensing status, experience, and insurance coverage.

Things To Look For In A Great Moving Company​​​​​​

  1. Employees: They should be knowledgeable as well as experienced. As they are the ones taking care of your belongings.
  2. Insurance: All reliable moving companies have insurance in case anything goes wrong.
  3. Experience: Any reputable moving company will have many years’ experience.
  4. Price: Be aware not to sacrifice the quality for a few extra dollars.
  5. References: Read reviews or ask people what type of experiences they’ve had.
  6. Equipment: Licensed professionals have the correct equipment to move your precious cargo safely.

Get Organized As Soon As You Can

It’s a good idea to start planning for your move by creating a checklist. Your moving checklist will help you remember to have certain things set up and certain things booked. Also, make a checklist for all your important documents, i.e., birth certificates, bank statements, and social security cards.

Your checklist will help you remember any smaller tasks that could become potential problems. For example, you would need to defrost your freezer and remove any items that can go off in your fridge.

Start Letting Go Of Unnecessary Items

Letting go of items is a great way to simplify your move. You can go through your closet, garage, and drawers and find things you don’t want to take

You can then give away or donate any toys, clothes, and furniture that are still in good condition. A great way is to try and find a donation service instead of running a garage sale. Items that are in bad condition or you don’t want can be thrown out.

When it comes to food, make sure you eat using what you have in your freezer and refrigerator. This will help lessen the amount of food. Any other leftover food you can either donate or give away.

Pets Must Be Prepared For Your Move

It’s a good idea to prepare any pets you may have in advance to avoid extra stress. Make sure your pet’s legal documents and vaccinations are up to date. Schedule daycare for pets ahead of time. You may need to organize other transportation if your pet isn’t traveling with you.

Moving Experts For You

Moving can be difficult work, but you do not have to do it alone. At Allegiance Van Lines, we’re a family-owned business focused on moving families safely and efficiently. We provide a variety of moving services, so don’t hesitate to call us at (561) 210-5120.