5 Tips for Moving to Dallas over the Holidays
By Julie DeLong, A-1 Freeman Moving Group
It seems like most people have performed this year’s shopping online. Holiday and birthday presents for yourself and other people appear on your doorstep, and it's fantastic - until you open them all up and have a heap of cardboard boxes 6 feet high to deal with.
Generally, you would recycle those boxes and obtain your moving boxes from the big box store or maybe your professional moving company in Dallas, however if you are moving over the holidays then you can certainly re-purpose the boxes as moving boxes not only to stretch your budget, but to help lessen your carbon footprint!
Keep close track of the weather conditions
Weather conditions can be extremely fickle in the holiday season, irrespective of where your home is. Make sure to keep close track of the weather channel as best you can, to plan properly for extreme weather like snow, blowing wind, or lightning storms which make it challenging for even professional moving companies in Dallas to perform the task well.
Give away gently used items to decrease the amount of items you must move
Typically, we encourage people to pare down the number of things they must move before it's time to go not only to reduce costs, but to improve the moving process. Yard sales and also estate sales are routine in the event the occupants are moving, but deciding to donate your gently used pieces of furniture (or smaller things such as garments) that you no longer need or will not be taking with you is a superb approach to embody the Holiday spirit as well as bless a person in need. Quite a few donation facilities encourage donations especially around the holidays; try to find one in your area!
Include your holiday greeting card together with your life update
A lot of households mail holiday cards out to loved ones to wish them a Merry Christmas and update them on what is going on in their lives. Without doubt, a change of residence will be included in that update! Nevertheless, many feel that a mention of the move will suffice, and choose to mail out a separate update of address alert to those who will need it. For anyone who is moving any other time of year that system works, however you can kill two birds with one stone should you be moving through the holidays. Include your change of address announcement inside your holiday card (or within the same envelope if you wish to keep them at least slightly separate) to save on postage and time.
Engage a Professional Moving Company Now
Professional movers do take the option to grant their workers vacation time through the holidays, so they can spend time with their own families and get some well-deserved rest. As a result, moving companies are typically thinly staffed throughout the holidays and might have less availabilities for moving jobs. As soon as you set a date for your move, schedule your moving company in Dallas ASAP so that they can make sure to staff your move enough beforehand.
Request a free quote