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How to Pack up and Move Your Family Like a Perfect Professional

Written by Posted On Tuesday, 05 September 2017 16:12

Moving day should be one in which you end one chapter of your life and start your next one. In some cases, this means moving into your first apartment after college while in others it means moving into your first home. What should you know to make your next move a smooth one?

Have Everything Ready When Help Arrives

Whether you hire professional movers or ask your friends for help, make sure that everything is packed when they arrive. This makes it possible to simply load up the truck and get your stuff to its new home. To make packing easier, you can simply wrap up dressers and move them with your clothes and other items inside.

Take Care of Incidental Matters before Moving Day

To save time on moving day, take care of as many things as possible that don't involve moving your things. For instance, you should make an appointment to have cable and electric service transferred on the day that you move. You should also make plans to turn in the keys to your apartment or have new ones to your home cut before you’re finished unpacking. In addition to saving time, it ensures that you are able to enjoy your new home or apartment from day one.

Work with a Professional Moving Company

While you may spend a few hundred dollars working with a moving company, it’s going to be money well spent. Professionals, like those at Walsh Moving & Storage, will know how to lift that heavy couch or dresser down the stairs without damaging it. They will also be able to put it into your new home or apartment, which reduces your odds of getting hurt.

Keep the Kids Out of the Way

If you have small children, it may be best that they are out of the house or apartment on moving day. Therefore, you may want to let them spend the day with grandma or find a babysitter for a few hours on moving day. There may also be a daycare center or day camp where they can spend time playing in a safe environment while the adults do all the hard work.

There are many ways that you can make your next move like a seasoned professional. By having everything packed ahead of time, keys ready to turn in and a moving service ready to help you, there is less risk of items getting damaged or anyone getting hurt. Within hours, you can be settled into your new place and ready to move on with your life.

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Rachelle Wilber

Rachelle Wilber is a former real estate agent now turned freelance writer that specializes in home realty, mortgage, and building. She graduated from San Diego State University with her Bachelor's Degree in Journalism and Media Studies.

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