Are you part of the more than 15 percent of the population that will move in the United States this year? Did you know that if you are a college graduate you will move more often and farther than people who only have a high school diploma? If you are, check out these moving tips before hiring a moving company to make your move easier, less stressful, and possibly cheaper.
1. Make a moving checklist as early in the process of moving that you can. A moving checklist will help you to be able to organize all of the tasks that you need to complete before you move into your new home.
2. Moving can be a huge hassle and it can take up a lot of your time. One of the best things that you can do to avoid this, assuming that you have the extra money to spend, is to look into hiring professional moving companies to help you with the whole process. If you find moving services, you will be able to get help with some of the tasks that you must undertake while moving such as packing boxes, cleaning your old and new home, and doing the actual moving.
3. Make sure you take care of the turn off times for things like your newspaper, cable, utilities and other deliveries early and set them up to start the day before you move in in your new house. If you get it all out of the way before you actually start loading boxes and trucks, you will save your self a lot of worry and time. Doing it early will help you to be able to make sure that you do not have an inconvenient lack of service in your new home.
4. If you are moving farther away, have everyone in your family pack a bag like you are going on vacation. This way everyone will be delay proof. In the case of a mixup or an accident with scheduling, your family will have everything they need and it will not be packed. If something happens on the way to your new home, say you get delayed because of bad weather or car troubles, your family will have everything that they need to make the most of the delay.
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