Oklahoma City Moving Blog - Tips, Tricks, and Insider Info
December 28, 2022

Moving Day Will Be Here Soon!

By Julie DeLong, A-1 Freeman Moving Group 

Planning for a moveWhat is the saying about time flying when you are having fun? Well, we are not certain if moving usually counts as “fun”, but the time before moving day certainly does seem to pass in a blink. So, moving day is merely a week away and you probably have a bunch of items still to do. Hopefully, you have been getting ready for moving day for the last several months and merely require a few pointers regarding what you ought to be doing the last week ahead of your move. If so, keep reading …

1) Unplug

Right now is the time to consider each of the appliances that will be going with you. The refrigerator and also freezer could need enough time to defrost prior to your move, so you may want to go on and clean them out as well as unplug them. Some washers and dryers can merely be unplugged and moved, while others may need a professional to disconnect the gas line along with other details in order to transport. Discuss with your moving company in Oklahoma City concerning the easiest way to move these specific things. Also, give some thought regarding how you could be transporting your flat screen TV and other electronics and plan accordingly.

2) Finish Packing

If the professional movers in Oklahoma City are packing for you, you can skip this pointer, however if you shall be packing on your own, go on reading. By now, you should have packed up all your non-essential belongings. This final week is the time to get going on most of the indispensable things. Make sure to go through each and every closet and cabinet to be sure that you aren’t overlooking something. Currently is also an acceptable time to double check the attic, basement, garage and shed. All power tools need to be emptied of gas, as your moving company in Oklahoma City likely won’t be able to put them on the truck otherwise.

3) Assemble an Essentials Box

After a long day or several days of moving, the very last thing you are going to want to do is sift through boxes to uncover things that are needed for your first night in your new home. Assemble an essentials box that contains items such as toiletries, bed sheets, bath towels, kitchen essentials, toilet paper, basic cleaning supplies, and so forth.

You should additionally have another box or bag that includes items which you may need right up until moving day. This box or bag should contain stuff like medicines, change of clothes, snacks for the trip, and so forth.

4) Contact Your Utility Providers

Now should a great time to get in touch with your utility providers to alert them of your move. In the event you are moving close by, you might be able to simply transfer your service from your old residence to your new home. Yet, should your move be not local, you will need to find out from your providers exactly what you have to do to cancel or disconnect your service. You definitely don’t want to be billed for utility usage at your previous residence after you have moved away.

5) Confirm with Your Movers

You should have previously selected a moving company in Oklahoma City and planned moving day, however now is a good time to contact your mover and check that everything is ready on their end. Check to see if they need any new or extra details from you, and also you can ask them any burning questions that are on your mind. Should anything have changed on the stuff which you are planning to move, this would be a good time to alert your moving company in Oklahoma City regarding those belongings. The last thing anyone wants is surprises on moving day!

If you possess any questions on what you should or shouldn’t be doing ahead of moving day, A-1 Freeman Moving Group in Oklahoma City is glad to assist. Give us a call today!!


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