Things Your Movers Wish You Knew

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

If you're moving and hire a professional moving company in Dallas to help, there are some things that can be done and various tasks that it's not necassary to do to help speed up the task. A smooth move is a result of everyone cooperating, which of course means you need to know when you ought to help and when you should get out of the way.

Below are items which your moving company would really like for you to understand.

1) Notify the Movers of Heavy Items

This particular guideline really needs to be discussed when you are getting your moving quote, and it is extremely important, so it’s worth bringing up. In the event that you've got cumbersome items, such as a piano, refrigerator, or perhaps hot tub, that must be moved, be sure and relay that to your moving company in Dallas. Certain items make need additional arrangements, equipment or even men to maneuver, hence it is not a good plan to “surprise” the professional mover in Dallas with unplanned items.

2) Get Ready for the Movers Arrival

Are you living inside a private neighborhood or even an apartment building that has an elevator? Can the moving van conveniently get access to your home? Take a few minutes in advance of moving day to contemplate the specifics of the place that the moving van will park and what the path to and from the truck resembles. In the event that you must get a parking or elevator permit from the building management, make certain and do that well in advance.

3) Finish Packing Ahead of Moving Day

Should you decide to undertake your own packing, make sure that it is done prior to moving day. This indicates that all the cartons are taped up and properly labeled. To make things move even faster, neatly place all your filled boxes in a central place within your house, such as the garage or even the living room so that the moving company crew can easily load them directly onto the moving van. Pro tip: Don't use masking tape for your boxes. Use packaging tape instead.

4) Don’t Pack Heavy Things in Large Cartons

There are guidelines for what to place in which size boxes for a reason. Items which happen to be heavy, like books, need to go in smaller boxes. Pieces that are relatively lightweight, like pillows and blankets, can go in larger boxes.

5) Prepare to be Present on Moving Day

You or someone who you know and have faith in have to be on hand for the complete moving day if the movers have any questions regarding what they should and shouldn’t be moving. Additionally, a dependable grownup must be present to sign all the mover’s papers.

6) Let the Movers Get the Job Done

You might think that you're helping when you assist to push the refrigerator, however it’s generally better to remain out of the way. You can direct the movers to the proper rooms and respond to questions, however beyond that, let the professional movers in Dallas do the heavy lifting to make sure that things will go as smoothly as it possibly can.

In the event a move is in your possible future, A-1 Freeman Moving Group in Dallas would like to help. Contact us today to start your free in-home or video survey.


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