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August 31, 2019

How to Plan a Last-Minute Move to Oklahoma City Over the Late Summer Rush

Packing and MovingBy Julie DeLong, A-1 Freeman Moving Group 

When for preparing a move, you understand that you must have a certain amount of time to prepare for packing, scheduling time with the moving company in Oklahoma City, and your trip using the truck. Most people have months of advance warning to plan their move and properly book the moving services they require. But from time to time, a move comes upon us unexpectedly. Maybe you are transferred to a new position and a whole new area with your company, maybe there's a family emergency situation and you need to get across the state quickly. And regrettably, these unexpected moving plans occasionally happen right during the summer time moving season rush when moving companies are near their most busy levels and most booked.

The good news is that you're not caught being forced to Do-it-yourself the full move with a rented moving van. You can still get the professional moving company services you'd normally rely on with the right techniques and a little bit of flexibleness. Presently, we are here to give a couple of helpful tips on performing a last-minute move to Oklahoma City regardless of whether it happens within the end of summer rush.

Complete Much of Your Packing DIY

What truly matters for most of us is having the boxes packed on the moving truck, the weighty pieces of furniture properly moved, and also the large truck handled by knowledgeable professional movers. Nevertheless what about packing? Packing is often very cumbersome, so if you are contemplating a DIY pack job, here are a few things to take into account.

You're more than effective at folding your closet into boxes along with hanging bags. With some online guides, you can actually discover how to utilize packing paper and dish packing grids to ensure your dishes, cookware, and collectors items are properly packed. Undoubtedly, you can pack up all the not-so-delicate stuff within your closets and you may even be able to recruit buddies, neighbors, or even colleagues to get it done more rapidly if you are prepared to reimburse them in pizza.

Even when you opt to not have a professional moving company in Oklahoma City provide help to pack, they can assist you to equip yourself to pack expertly using the boxes, packing products, furniture blankets, and dish grids you require to do it right. And, should you get some of the packing concluded and recognize that you're in too deep, do not be reluctant to pick up the telephone and get in touch with your local moving company to seek help.

Be Available to Move on Weekdays

The weekend is the greatest demand time for moving services regardless of what time of the year it is. It may truly not be possible to identify a summer time weekend that isn't scheduled. However weekdays are different. Because significantly fewer people are open to oversee the moving process on weekdays, movers frequently have these days, or maybe open hours in the course of weekdays, open and available for last-minute movers who failed to arrange a saturday or sunday a few months in advance.

For lots of people who have to move abruptly, weekdays tend to be less of a concern as your regular schedule and plans have already been flipped on their head. In case your job is moving you, you could be able to ask for a few additional compensated days off to manage the unanticipated move. Should you be changing employers, you could have enough time at home on weekdays to handle this scheduling quirk.

And if you can't make yourself available on weekdays, you could potentially be able to talk with a friend or neighbor who is accessible who can watch over the move on your behalf as you are at work.

Talk with Your Movers and Seek out Recommendations

Finally, don't be afraid to ask your moving company for added recommendations. Professional movers in Oklahoma City recognize much better than other people what it is like to take care of a rushed moving job and would certainly be very happy to offer a couple of recommendations. Talk to your movers concerning your mutual schedules to choose the correct days where both you and they are accessible and consider any helpful hints they give regarding how to make the plan work.

Your movers might even have useful tips and professional hints from many years of experience concerning how to pack up quicker, how to keep your cherished items safe while hastening, and what to do about un-movable things such as houseplants, pets, or even your chemistry set collection.


Moving in the last second, even throughout summer time moving rush, doesn't need to imply executing it all yourself. Should you be prepared to work with your moving company in Oklahoma City, we can assist you in finding the ideal dates, times, and techniques to get all the things finished on time to the top quality level even though there's no time to generate careful moving plans.


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The Mickelson Family
The Mickelson Family
Best. Move. Ever!
Very pleased with the overall respect and care the men gave to my possessions. Even mailing me very quickly the only thing lost in transit. Would recommend to anyone needing a long distant move.
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