Dallas Moving Blog - Tips, Tricks, and Insider Info
December 28, 2022

Moving Day Will Be Here Soon!

By Julie DeLong, A-1 Freeman Moving Group 

Planning for a moveWhat is that saying about time flying when you are having fun? Well, we aren’t quite certain if moving always counts as “fun”, but the time before moving day definitely does seem to go by quickly. So, moving day is merely a week away and you very likely have loose ends to tie up. Hopefully, you have been preparing for moving day for the last few months and only will need some tips concerning what you should be doing the last week before your move. If so, keep reading …

1) Unplug

Now is the time to make a plan regarding all the appliances that will be moving with you. The fridge and also freezer will need ample time in order to defrost before your move, so you may want to proceed and clean them out and also unplug them. Some washers and dryers might merely be unplugged and transported, whereas others may need a professional to disconnect the gas line along with other details for transport. Discuss with your moving company in Dallas concerning the easiest method to move these items. Also, consider how you could be transporting your flat screen TV and various electronics and plan accordingly.

2) Finish Packing

If the professional movers in Dallas will be packing for you, you can skip this suggestion, however if you are packing by yourself, keep reading. At this point, you should have packed up all your non-essential items. Now is the time to get moving on most of the vital belongings. Be certain to rummage through each and every closet and drawer to be sure that you aren’t leaving anything behind. Now is also an acceptable time to verify the attic, basement, garage and also shed. The power tools should be drained of gasoline, because your moving company in Dallas probably cannot transport them otherwise.

3) Compile an Essentials Box

After a long day or few days of moving, the last thing you will want to do is dig through boxes to find things that are required for your initial night in your new house. Assemble a basics box that incorporates items such as toiletries, bed sheets, bathroom towels, kitchen essentials, toilet paper, basic cleaning supplies, etc.

You need to additionally pack another box or bag which contains things that you may use right up until moving day. This box or bag can hold things like medicines, change of clothes, snacks for the trip, and so forth.

4) Contact Your Utility Providers

Now should a great time to get in touch with your utility providers to notify them of your future move. Should you be moving nearby, you may be able to simply transfer your service from your old home to your new home. Nonetheless, should your move be over a long distance, you should find out from your providers exactly what you have to do to cancel the service. You definitely don’t want to be charged for utility usage at your old home once you have moved.

5) Verify with Your Movers

You should have formerly selected a moving company in Dallas and scheduled moving day, but now is a perfect time to contact your mover and establish if everything is ready on their end. Confirm if they want any new or further details from you, and also you will want to ask them all final questions that are on your mind. Should anything have changed on the items that you are planning to move, this is a good time to alert your moving company in Dallas regarding those items. The last thing anyone wants is surprises on moving day!

In the event you have got any questions on what you should or shouldn’t be doing prior to moving day, A-1 Freeman Moving Group in Dallas is happy to help. Contact us today!!


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