If You Want Moving Day To Go Smoothly – Do These 4 Things!

Moving day is one of the most stressful days of our lives. Yet there are things we can do to make sure it goes as smoothly as possible. Read on to find out what they are. 

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Get connected 

Chances are you are using an online right now, which demonstrates that you won’t want to be without an internet connection for long at your new property. After all, watching your favorite comfort show as you unpack can really drain your mobile data. With that in mind, if you want your moving day to go smoothly, you should make sure that all your utilities such as water, electricity, and internet are set up and working ahead of time. 

Declutter before you move 

One thing that can turn a moving day into a disaster is having to deal with too much stuff. A huge volume of items to move can cause all sorts of problems including long delays, a great physical strain on the person doing the heavy lifting, as well as great mental stress on keeping tabs on everything and organizing where it should all go in the new property. 

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That is why it’s a very good idea to declutter your home thoroughly before moving day. In particular, you should go through your items and sell, donate, or throw things you no longer want or need. However, many people can run into a problem with decluttering at this stage, because they are not 100% sure that they no longer want or need an item. 

If you find yourself in this situation you can rent a cheap storage unit to store items you are unsure of. Then once you have moved into your new place you can go back through these items again to check if you really do want to keep them or whether you have been OK living without them for a while. 

Find an expert mover to help you 

If you really want your moving day to go as smoothly as possible, finding an expert moving company to help you can make all the difference. After all, moving day is stressful enough without having to worry about getting physically exhausted in the first few hours because you’ve used up all your energy to carry boxes to your car. 

Be mindful of your floors 

Last of all, if you want your moving day to go smoothly, you won’t want to be left with huge scratches and dents on your floor once the day is done. Indeed, you will want to protect both the floor of the property you are moving out of, as well as the one you are moving into. 

Of course, working with professional movers will help you do this, as they will be experienced in how to move heavy items without causing any damage. However, if you do have more pieces like your sofa, chests of drawers, or your bed, then it’s a good idea to invest in equipment such as casters, and moving trolleys. This is because they will not only protect your floor but keep you and your back safe when heavy lifting as well. 

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Extra tips

In addition to the previous tips, there are a few more things you can do to ensure a smooth moving day. Firstly, it’s important to plan ahead and create a detailed schedule for the day. This will help you stay organized and ensure that everything gets done on time.

Next, make sure to pack an essential box with all the items you will need immediately upon arrival at your new home. This could include toiletries, a change of clothes, kitchen essentials, and any important documents or medication. Having these items easily accessible will save you from having to rummage through all your boxes to find what you need.

Another crucial step is to inform your friends, family, and important contacts about your change of address. This includes updating your mailing address with any subscription services, banks, employers, and government agencies. By doing this ahead of time, you can ensure that you don’t miss out on any important mail or documents.

Lastly, consider hiring professional cleaners to deep clean your old home after you’ve moved out. This will not only save you time and effort but also ensure that you leave the property in good condition for the next tenants. Additionally, hiring professional cleaners for your new home before you move in can help you start fresh and settle into a clean and welcoming environment.

By following these additional tips and the ones mentioned earlier, you can significantly reduce the stress and chaos of moving day. Remember to stay organized, declutter, hire experts when necessary, and take steps to protect your belongings and your new and old homes. With proper planning and preparation, your moving day can go smoothly and even be a little less daunting.