4 Great Moving Tips to Help You This Winter

moving professionalIf you’re sick of your current living situation and want to make the most of 2019, why not pack up all your things and move to a new place? More than 63% of adults have moved to a new community at least once in their life. Living in a new home or apartment can offer you a fresh start and really allow you to focus on what is important in your life.

Unfortunately, relocating to a new place isn’t as easy as it sounds and can be quite stressful. You have to pack everything, organizing everything, handle all the logistical aspects of relocating, and do so much more. Moving over the holidays and during the winter can be especially frustrating. Hopefully, these tips will help you during your new year’s move and get you ready to start your new life in 2019.

  • Get rid of everything you don’t need — Before you even start packing, you should take a walk around your current place and identify all the items that you don’t need. Old clothes should be donated and things you don’t ever use or need should be thrown out. Doing this will help free up space and make packing, and the move, a whole lot easier.
  • Pay attention to the weather — Make sure that you’re constantly looking at weather reports and traffic reports. Avoiding busy streets and bad weather during your moving week will greatly reduce stress.
  • Ensure you leave your place clean and safe.  Make sure chimney flus are closed and if you have a yard make sure it is clear of debris and hazard object.
  • Pack as much as you can as early as possible — Packing is the most important aspect of a move and you should start as soon as you can. If you wait for a few days or even weeks before the move to start packing, you’re going to surely stress yourself out. Instead, start organizing everything around your house and packing them in labeled boxes whenever you can.
  • Work with moving professionals — No matter what you do to prepare for your move, your best bet for a perfect move is to work with moving professionals. There are residential moving services that can help you with everything from packing assistance to quick and easy travel. Packing everything into your car and driving to your new place in the snow can be a nightmare — professional moving trucks can help a lot.

If you’re ready to start 2019 with a fresh new place and need quality moving assistance, reach out to moving professionals today — give Craig Van Lines a call right away and good luck!


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