Oklahoma City Moving Blog - Tips, Tricks, and Insider Info
March 09, 2021

Things Your Movers Wish You Knew

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

If you are moving and hire a professional moving company in Oklahoma City to assist, there are some things you can do and also other things that it's not necassary to do to speed up the process. A streamlined move results from everybody working together, and that means that you have to know when you should lend a hand and when you should get out of the way.

Following are things that your moving company would really like for you to know.

1) Alert the Movers of Heavy Objects

This particular guideline ought to be mentioned when you are getting your moving estimate, and it is extremely essential, thus it is worth mentioning. In the event that you have got heavy pieces, like a grand piano, refrigerator, or hot tub, that must be moved, make sure and convey that to your moving company in Oklahoma City. Some items make need extra planning, equipment or even men to maneuver, so it is not a good idea to “surprise” your professional mover in Oklahoma City with unexpected things.

2) Get Ready for the Movers Arrival

Are you living inside a gated neighborhood or an apartment building with an elevator? Can the moving truck conveniently get access to your home? Take a few minutes in advance of moving day to contemplate the details of the spot that the moving van will park and what the route to and from the truck looks like. If you need to get a parking or elevator permit from the building management, be sure and do that well in advance.

3) Conclude Packing Before Moving Day

If you decide to do your own packing, make sure that it will be finished ahead of moving day. That means that all the cartons are taped up and correctly labeled. To make things go even quicker, neatly pile all your filled boxes in a central place in your residence, like the garage or even the family room so that your moving company crew will be able to load them directly onto the moving van. Pro tip: Don't use masking tape on your cartons. Make use of packaging tape instead.

4) Do not Pack Heavy Things in Large Cartons

There are recommendations for what to place in which size boxes for a reason. Objects which happen to be quite heavy, including books, need to go in small boxes. Pieces that are relatively light, including pillows and bedding, can go in larger cartons.

5) Prepare to be Present on Moving Day

You or someone that you know and trust need to be around for the entire moving day in case your movers have any questions regarding the things they should and shouldn’t be moving. Furthermore, a dependable grownup needs to be present to sign all the mover’s papers.

6) Let the Movers Do the Job

Perhaps you believe that you will be helping as you assist to push the fridge, however it’s usually preferable to keep out of the way. You might guide the movers to the appropriate rooms as well as respond to questions, but over and above that, let the professional movers in Oklahoma City accomplish the work to ensure that things go as efficiently as is possible.

When a move is in your foreseeable future, A-1 Freeman Moving Group in Oklahoma City would like to help. Contact us now to get started on your free in-home or video survey.


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The Mickelson Family
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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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