Sidestep These Moving Disasters in 2020: Part 2

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

Moving to Oklahoma City often does not have to be stressful and bring you to the edge of an anxiety attack. This isn't to say it's a time of Zen in your life, although with some arranging and then some backup organizing, your move shall be positive, and you will remain sane.

Below are some additional moving catastrophes which takes all the pleasure away from your move, and the way to steer clear of them.

Engage A Reliable Moving Company ASAP

The moment you are aware of your new address, commence interviewing moving companies. This is not the time to cheap out with a couple of lads plus a run down truck--splurge on a professional mover in Oklahoma City. They'll provide you with the following, and you may cross these chores off your list.

· Well-maintained equipment--trucks that go through normal service (check-ups, tire rotation, braking system inspections) and are fully road-worthy

· Professional crews who understand how to wrap, load, set home furniture inside a moving truck, and reverse the system at your new home.

· An insured staff and equipment--if a mover gets hurt, the moving company in Oklahoma City takes care of the medical bills

· Professional packing in case you are just overwhelmed. If you need a few specialty things packed or crated, they will take care of that for you, so you can be confident your belongings will arrive without damage.

· Ask for a list of guidelines of the things they can't legally move--chemicals, houseplants, and paint are on that list, among other things. You wouldn't want to discover at the very end that your prized bonsai tree has to remain behind.

· Count on a contract and a written quote.

· Make sure your mover posesses a Federal Motor Carrier Safety Association (FMCSA) license.

Hire the Crew, Too

All your chums say, of course, they will help you load the moving van. That is fantastic--if you're moving a fairly short distance and they also will assist you to unload, too. And, if you're ready to chance injury, scheduling issues, as well as other moderate obstacles to your moving day.

Hiring professional movers in Oklahoma City ensures a team which gets there on time, has knowledge of what they are executing, will drive the moving van, and you can depend on to transport your things properly. They will also unload all your stuff and set it in your new house--and that could be really worth the expense.

Move That Which You Love and Actually Use

The "if-you-haven't-worn-it-in-six-months-get-rid-of-it" rule truly does apply if you are moving. Take into consideration that each box you pack and move has some expense attached to it, and that can add up quickly when you're looking at lots of cartons. Get rid of old bedding, kitchen devices, toys and games, home furniture--everything that you do not use, do not like, or do not need.

There's A Snowstorm Coming--or a Hurricane

The one thing even the most organized among us cannot regulate is the weather condition. Check out the forecast and have a Plan B in case you're trapped in terrible rain, snow, or wind. Work with the moving company in Oklahoma City 2 or 3 days before hand if it looks dangerous to pack up and drive and reschedule if you have to. If you're moving a long distance, reserve hotels on the way. Your real estate agent will understand if you're unable to be out of the house on time; lousy weather has an effect on everybody, so the new people are not going to be able to get there either. Don't attempt to beat the storm--they usually win. Moving companies will not risk their teams or equipment in unsafe weather; the good thing is that it usually passes by in a day or two.

Put the Pets in Daycare

Your pets realize when you are troubled, add to that the disappearing things and they can truly get upset. Board your pets the day before the movers arrive and pick them up on the way out of town. Pack their beds, food, water, and toys for the trip and make them your final duty.

Now buckle up, relax, and enjoy a disaster-free ride to your new home.

 

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