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December 28, 2022

Moving Day Will Be Here Soon!

By Julie DeLong, A-1 Freeman Moving Group 

Planning for a moveWhat is that saying about time flying when you are having fun? Well, we aren’t quite certain if moving always counts as “fun”, but the time before moving day sure does seem to disappear in a blink. So, moving day is just a week away and you probably have loose ends to tie up. Quite possibly, you have been preparing for moving day for the last few months and merely require a couple tips on what you need to be getting done the last week prior to your move. If so, read on …

1) Unplug

Right now is the time to make a plan regarding each of the appliances which will be moving with you. The refrigerator and freezer shall require ample time to defrost prior to your move, so you might want to go ahead and empty them out and unplug them. A few washers and dryers may merely be unplugged and then transported, while others may require a professional to disconnect the gas line and also other details for transport. Discuss with your moving company in Austin about the easiest way to move these particular items. Also, think about how you shall be moving your television and various electronics and plan accordingly.

2) Finish Packing

If your professional movers in Austin will be packing for you, feel free to disregard this pointer, however if you shall be packing on your own, keep reading. At this point, you probably have packed up all your non-essential things. This final week is the time to get moving on most of the vital things. Be certain to rummage through every closet and cabinet to be sure that you are not leaving anything behind. Presently is also the time to confirm the attic, basement, garage and shed. All power tools ought to be drained of fuel, as your moving company in Austin likely cannot put them on the truck otherwise.

3) Compile an Essentials Box

Post a long day or couple of days of moving, the very last thing you will want to do is sort through boxes to locate belongings that are needed for your initial night in your new home. Put together a necessities box that incorporates things such as toiletries, bed sheets, bathroom towels, kitchen essentials, toilet paper, basic cleaning supplies, and so on.

You ought to additionally have a separate box or bag that incorporates stuff that you may require right up until moving day. This box or bag may contain items such as medicines, change of clothes, snacks for the trip, and so on.

4) Get in Touch with Your Utility Providers

Right now should an excellent time to contact your utility providers to notify them of your future move. Should you be moving within the same town, you might be able to merely transfer your service from your old residence to your new residence. Nonetheless, in the event your move is not local, you will need to find out from your providers the steps you should do to cancel or disconnect the service. You don’t want to be charged for utility usage at your previous home after you are no longer living there.

5) Check In with Your Movers

You should have previously selected a moving company in Austin and scheduled moving day, but today is a perfect time to get in touch with your mover and check if everything is on point on their end. Verify if they want any new or additional specifics from you, and also you can ask them any final questions that are on your brain. Should anything have changed on the stuff that you are planning to move, this will be a great time to mention it to your moving company in Austin regarding those things. The last thing anyone wants is surprises on moving day!

If you possess any questions on the things you should or shouldn’t be doing ahead of moving day, A-1 Freeman Moving Group in Austin is happy to help. Get in touch today!!


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