Oklahoma City Moving Blog - Tips, Tricks, and Insider Info
January 09, 2022

Ways To Help the Moving Company Ensure Your Moving Day Proceeds Smoothly

getting ready to moveBy Julie DeLong, A-1 Freeman Moving Group 

Moving from one property to another could be a hectic process. Working with a moving company in Oklahoma City helps make your relocation workable. A professional mover in Oklahoma City has the know-how as well as resources needed to smoothen your moving day. If you want to ensure your moving day carries on smoothly, here are a few things you can do to help the moving company in Oklahoma City achieve this result.

1. Be There or Have a Representative

You or your representative should be available the whole day to answer the movers' questions as well as do specific duties to facilitate the move, like signing paperwork. You should ask a trusted and reliable close friend, family member, or neighbor to represent you if you're unable to be there. It is best to get out of the movers' path, since they have the professional skillsets required for the move. Just make certain they're able to find you whenever they need to have clarifications or answers.

2. Clear the Path

Travel the path the movers can take from each of the exits to the moving van in advance of their arrival. For instance, you can walk from your garage, front entrance, or backyard gate to the moving van. Eliminate any obstructions along with stumbling threats on these routes outside and also inside your house. Clear any kids toys, cables, or household furniture on all these routes. Blow away or rake leaves, rubble, or downed limbs along the walkways. Removing these kinds of dangers along with obstacles makes certain movers can move unhampered, even when they can't see the route before them while they haul substantial items or step backward. In addition, make certain there's adequate, convenient parking for the moving van.

3. Provide the Movers a Tour

Provide the professional movers a tour of your property after they arrive. Point out things that need to have extra care and those which may be difficult to move. Point out if you've got a no-pack zone. You should move the things you plan to relocate yourself to a room or spot you can secure. If you move them to a room, tape a "Do Not Pack" sign on the closed door.

Show the movers the restrooms they may make use of. You may also show them where they're able to grab refreshments along with drinking water. Tell them of all exits to increase their possibilities when moving your belongings to the moving truck. You can also show them any hazards they may come across. It's also wise to have another walk through soon after they have loaded the moving truck to ensure they loaded every single thing.

4. Keep Pets and Kids Occupied and Out of the Way

Make sure your children are out of the movers' path as they pack and move your things. You might ask a family member, good friend, or neighbor to watch them. If perhaps they'll be at hand, make certain they have got something enjoyable to do, like play with toys, coloring books, playing video games, using portable electronics, or watching movies. You need to keep an eye on the kids, making sure they stay safe.

Should you own household pets, plan how you will keep them out of the way. They are able to escape your home if movers leave your doors and gates open. You should look at boarding your animals for moving day or leave them with a dependable good friend, family member, or neighbor.


Knowing and playing your part throughout your moving day allows you to ensure your move is accomplished effortlessly. Professional movers in Oklahoma City will have an understanding of your requirements and use their expertise to make certain your moving day proceeds effortlessly. If you'd like professional moving services for an impending move, contact A-1 Freeman Moving Group in Oklahoma City today.


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The Mickelson Family
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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