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March 19, 2023

Do These Things Before the Movers Arrive

Getting ready to MoveBy Julie DeLong, A-1 Freeman Moving Group 

You have selected the best moving company in Oklahoma City, packed all your belongings into boxes, verified your move date, mapped out your road trip, packed your first night survival kit, and also have a new home all set and waiting at your destination. After all that work to prepare everything... moving day is now here. And, in the event you've done everything correctly, you could well find yourself lounging on the sofa waiting for the moving truck pondering... now what?

Having a couple hours to yourself on moving day can feel calming, tiring, sensational, or perhaps unsure. All people responds differently, but you do not have to just sit around waiting for the truck to arrive. Here are some great chores to do while waiting for the moving truck to arrive to your house.

One Last Cabinet Check

Take a final walk through your residence and complete a final double check of each nook and cranny, closet, cabinet, and upper shelf. Make sure you're not neglecting something or deserting a box in the basement where the professional movers in Oklahoma City may not find it. It might be helpful to have one last half-full box open to put the odd sock, earring, or bath towel that you may discover in the back corners of the cabinetry on your double check.

This is a good time to also take a gander at each bathroom. Be sure there’s toilet paper, a hand towel, and hand soap in every one. This is not only useful for you and the movers on moving day, it is additionally a courteous way to leave the house: bathroom-ready.

Clear Space for the Movers

Next, consider where the moving van is going to park. You will need a large area, generally curbside, with the rear (or side) of the truck pointing toward your house however that is a possibility, if you live in a parking-space controlled area, you might need to reserve a row of single spaces for your truck on the big day.

Then thing about the area your professional movers in Oklahoma City will be walking and create a wide path for them to safely follow. You could place down large towels if there is mud, but most professional moving companies in Oklahoma City will set down floor runners to keep your floors tidy. You can also take any obstacles out of the way to speed up the move and also remove tripping hazards.

Read the Contract & Discard Unmovables

While waiting for the moving van, take a moment to look over your moving contract and paperwork. The contract could likely list certain objects which the professional movers in Oklahoma City cannot move, often by law. In the event you have any questions about what can and cannot go on the moving truck, call your move coordinator. He or she would be pleased to answer any questions you might have.

Pack Your Car

Last but certainly not least, make certain that your personal transport is packed and ready to go. Most likely, as soon as the professional movers have left and you have swept the place one last time, you will be leaving for good. Check your gas and oil levels. Load up your overnight bag and also make sure any plants and also household pets will be ready to go when it's time.


When you have taken care of everything else, waiting for the moving van can feel like a long expanse of empty time. But with this checklist, you might have your time productively occupied so that you are set when the moving van arrives. For additional moving tips or to consult on your moving needs, contact us today!


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