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December 15, 2023

Moving Soon? Here's What Your Mover Wants You to Know

moving to a new homeBy Julie DeLong, A-1 Freeman Moving Group 

In the event you are moving and obtain professional movers in Dallas to help, there are some things that you can do and other jobs which you most likely shouldn’t do to help nail down a smooth moving process. An easy move occurs when all parties work together which indicates that you must understand if you might lend a hand and when you might move out of the way.

Following are things that your local moving company in Dallas wants you to be aware of.

1) No one likes Surprises on Moving Day

This tidbit ought to be mentioned when you are receiving your moving estimate, and it is super vital, hence it’s worth noting. In the event you own difficult items, such as a piano, refrigerator, or even hot tub, that need to be moved, always communicate that to your moving company in Dallas. Some things may take extra preparations, equipment, or even men to move, so it is not a good idea to “surprise” your local or long-distance professional mover in Dallas with unexpected things on moving day.

2) Be Organized for the Movers Arrival

Do you reside in a gated community or an apartment complex which has an elevator? Can the moving truck easily arrive at your house? Take a moment prior to moving day to think through the specifics of where the moving van is going to park and what the route to and from the moving truck will be. In the event you have to obtain a parking or elevator pass from the building manager, remember and handle it well beforehand.

3) Finish Packing Prior to Moving Day

When you will be doing your own packing, make sure that it will be finished in advance of moving day. This means that every box is taped shut and properly labeled. To help things move even more rapidly, neatly put the packed boxes in a central location in your house, like the garage or the living room so that the local moving company team will simply load them onto the moving truck.

Pro tip: Do not use masking tape on your boxes. Use packing tape instead.

4) No Not Place Heavy Items in Large Boxes

There are tips for what to pack in which size boxes for a reason. Adhere to these guidelines. Items which weigh a lot, such as books, should be put in in small boxes. Items that are fairly light, such as pillows and blankets, can be put in large boxes.

5) Plan to be Around on Moving Day

You or someone that you trust needs to be there for the entire moving day if your movers have any questions regarding what they should and shouldn’t load. And, a trustworthy adult should be available to sign all the mover’s paperwork.

6) Let the Movers Work

You could think that you are helping when you lend a hand to move the fridge, yet it is normally a better idea to not. You may direct the movers to the right rooms and answer questions, but other than that, let the long-distance professional movers in Dallas do the heavy lifting so that things will proceed as efficiently as possible.

If a move is coming up, A-1 Freeman Moving Group in Dallas would love to help. Get in touch with us now to get started on your free in-home estimate or video survey.

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