Sidestep These Moving Disasters in 2020: Part 1

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

For many of us, moving isn't a good time. Actually, even the easiest of relocations could have a little bit of stress.

Still, when something goes horribly wrong on moving day, it's easy to feel as if your world is reaching an end. Instead of suffering through this type of disaster, it is so far better to prepare for all contingencies.

Here are several common moving day problems, and the way it is possible to stay away from them:

Your Household Furniture Will not Fit

Upon traveling for hours and hours to Oklahoma City, you at long last arrive at your new home... only to discover that you can't push the couch through the entry way. That is an enormous disappointment, plus a massive trigger of anxiety.

Solution: Measure your big furnishings for all their dimensions. Make sure you review whatever you write down with the proportions of your new residence, as well as your new home's entrance doors.

Your Travel Plans Fall Through

If you wait until the final instant to make travel preparations (including hotel reservations for long distance moves, or plans for a friend or two that may help you transport your stuff) then it's increasingly probable that they could fall through, and you'll be left scrambling.

Solution: Try to organize your travel preparations at least a month beforehand. Set up alerts for yourself if you have to.

Belongings are Ruined in Transit

It could be one of life's most disheartening ordeals to at long last get to your new house, open the moving truck's door... and see that lots of your valued possessions have been reduced to destroyed pieces dispersed throughout the boxes.

Solution: In most cases, inappropriate packing methods tend to be the source of harm incurred in transit. Employ proper packing containers and boxes for each fragile item that you are bringing. Make sure to use a good amount of bubble wrap, packing peanuts, or whatever else is required to protect and support your valuables during the move. Or, it's possible to ask your professional mover in Oklahoma City for help packing items. Many moving companies can pack as much or as little as you'll need.

You Find Yourself Paying More than You Expected

A few days before the move, you find out that your bank account is going to take a greater hit than you originally assumed. The moving company in Oklahoma City is charging you a higher fee for their help.

Solution: Various moving companies do charge higher charges for "last minute assistance." To obtain the best rates, never procrastinate: book your spot as far beforehand as is possible and always get a written estimate from the moving company in Oklahoma City you select.

In Part 2 of our Moving Disasters posts, we'll go over additional problems that can easily throw a wrench into your moving plans and ways to prevent such challenges. Stay tuned!


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