No matter how many times you move, you will always find something which you wish was done differently to make the event even more successful. Moving is a big event characterized by great excitement, anxiety and some anxiousness. A move involves so much and everything must be organized accordingly. Good preparation is vital for the move to be successful and actually forms the core of the entire process. When planning for your upcoming move, Binding Price Moving can help you with all the logistics involved. We guarantee no surprises, no hidden costs and we put everything in writing right from the moment we have the first communication with you.
Organization is key
The best thing you can do to make your move as smooth as possible and flawless is to be well organized. Make a list of everything which needs to be done ranging from hiring a reputable mover to securing a date for the move, packing the items and other aspects. If you have pets, you must also plan for their move as well. Generally, here are the top steps that you must be catered for adequately:
Before your move, schedule a mover at least two weeks in advance to avoid last minute moves.
If you opt to do the packing yourself, start the packing early enough and you won’t feel stressed and overwhelmed.
The preparation stage involves quite a lot ranging from setting up mail forwarding, acquiring packing supplies, changing over your utilities, and so on. Ideally, the move itself is usually an easy part considering that most of the time be spent on packing and unpacking. Preparation is a detailed and time consuming process and doing it well guarantees successfulness of the entire process.
When packing, take each room at a time. Anything that is unusable/ old and everything else that you are sure that you are never going to use should be purged. Depending on the volume of your belongings, buy enough packing boxes from Binding Price Moving so that you can stack everything you have in them. Seal each box with a clear packing tape and use stick on labels so that you can have an idea of what is packed where. Fortunately, Binding Price Moving offers full packing services to make the move less a burden to you.
During the move
The moving crew from Binding Price Moving will arrive at your place as agreed upon and prior to their arrival; ensure that all the electronics are disconnected. Where applicable, reserve the elevator and schedule the move accordingly with the building involved. You may also need to have an insurance cover and you can contact you agent regarding the matter. In addition, you will also need to know about your rights and responsibilities as the client and ensure that the company delivers as per your expectations.
Have an unpacking plan
Unpacking your items is the easiest thing and acts like a signature that you made the move successfully. Just like you packed the items, you will also need to have a good unpacking plan to make the process flawless once again. Thanks goodness, the list that you used for the packing will still be used to unpack the items and the labeling you did will make things even much easier. Since you don’t have to unpack everything on the first day, start with the basic items which you will need to use first. Taking priority here will make things much easier for you and you will also take a much shorter time unpacking.