Planning a local or long distance move can a challenge and overwhelming, for any family, but especially children. It can be scary for some and make most a little nervous and anxious due to the possibilities, the unknown, and the future. Others that are excited for the change and embrace it with full force. There are many details to moving over a short or long distance. Adding a lot to your plate is making arrangements for the new home, preparing the old house, packing the contents of your current home and making the plan for the travel and getting settled into daily routines of life. People tend to make mistakes that only add to the chaos with so many things going on. To help make your move smoother, we at Good Time Moving & Storage would like to share the few mistakes you need to avoid.
Skipping In Home Moving Estimate
Not taking the time to schedule the “in-home” estimate is a common mistake. Too many people skip the in-home estimate when comparing moving companies. Without the in-home estimate you can’t efficiently evaluate what you will need to move, though there are constrictions to consider. There are many factors that go with hauling your home’s contents that include weight, special requirements, and size for instance. Get your in-house estimate for your move to avoid any surprises.
Not Considering Layout of New House when Moving
In homes with square footage, space is not always implicated. They frequently think they will have so much more space for people who are upsizing the current home with a few hundred square footage. Especially when it comes to larger and bulky furniture pieces, the layout, however, will sometimes interfere with the space. It is not an indication you have bigger bedrooms, or bedrooms, or kitchen just because you have more square footage. For example, the space is still limited, with an “L” shaped dinging area might add up the square footage. Before packing up your stuff, this is something you must consider.
Dismissing Organized Disassembly of Furniture Before Moving
They are better off broken down to keep a lot of furniture and such ready for the journey. No matter if they do it themselves or have a professional do it, the biggest mistake people do is not keep track of the hardware. To prevent items from getting lost in the fray of unpacking is the labeling, organizing, and tracking the parts and hardware. In order to help you during the reassembly process as well is having everything organized and labeled.
Don’t Pack Everything
The more it will cost with the more you transport. Take the time to really assess what can be left behind before and during the packing process. Since it makes unpacking a lot easier, downsizing your load will not only reduce the price. Consider what should be thrown out, sold or donated. In over 12 months, a good guideline is to get rid of anything you haven’t used.
Local & Long Distance Residential & Commercial Moving & More in Knoxville, Antioch, Gallatin, Murfreesboro, Goodletsville, Brentwood, Franklin, Hendersonville, Clarksville, Old Hickory & Greater Nashville, Tennessee
There is lot of detail and labor involved in long-distance. Call Good Time Moving & Storage to discuss the moving service options to lighten the load. We are readily available no matter if you need us for a lot or some of the work.