Plan Your Move: 6-8 Weeks Prior to Your Move
Planning your upcoming relocation starts 8 to 6 weeks prior to
your move date. This is when you would like to start planning
ahead and prepare for the move day. The following guidelines
will walk you through the basic preparations that require your
Book Your Moving Date with a Moving Company.
Choosing the right moving company is a process that takes some
time. You will have to compare quotes from different companies
and take in consideration price, experience, and reputation.
When you request a quote, be sure to provide your relocation
representative all the necessary information regarding your move
Origin and destination information including: address and all
other aspects such as stairs or elevator, truck parking, etc.
Packing services and packing supplies. Unpacking services and
debris removal Accurate pick up and delivery dates. Storage
requirements Any need for vehicle transportation.
What Goes and What Stays?
Whether you are moving locally or interstate, your moving cost
will be determined according to the amount of possessions you
are moving with you. Usually for local moves, price is based on
an hourly rate while for log distance moves the price is
calculated by your possessions weight or volume. This is the
right time to start downsizing your move as much as possible. If
you know how your new residence looks like, sketch a floor plan
and try to fit your belongings in it. Visualize the space and
think about furniture placements. Keep in mind that there is
quite a difference between the average apartment sizes in
different states. After deciding which items you are not taking
with you, you will need to choose what to do with these items.
Here are some options: One great opportunity to make money is
to sell old stuff in a garage sale. It is always a good idea to
help others and donate your old belongings to those who need it.
Schedule donation's pick ups for 2 weeks prior to your move
date. Give away stuff to friends and family Dispose of items
that cannot be reused.
Packing and Packing Supplies
If you choose to pack yourself, this is the time to start
gathering packing supplies. You can purchase all these materials
directly from your moving company. Most companies will also free
deliver packing materials if you choose to buy from them.
Be sure to purchase boxes that are specially designed for moving
and relocation to prevent any damages to your belongings.
Oversized boxes can contain more but are often not strong enough
to protect the packed items from damage.
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