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May 08, 2021

Moving is a Lot of Work

To Do List for MovingBy Julie DeLong, A-1 Freeman Moving Group 

Unless you do away with everything that you own and begin fresh at your new home, moving involves a tremendous amount of work. Any time you determine it's time to move, there are so many jobs to make certain your move goes as efficiently as possible. You need to deal with budgeting, home hunting, choosing a moving company in Austin, packing, informing everyone you know, changing or starting up utilities, unpacking, finding new doctors, registering the children for school and a whole lot. With all that stuff to get completed in a set amount of time, it would be more surprising if moving was not lots of work. Nevertheless, from time to time, we make moving more difficult and toilsome than it needs to be. So, today we're here to concentrate on ways that we are apt to make moving a lot more work than it needs to be.

Poor Organizing

Create a comprehensive plan for your move, one which breaks out everything you need to accomplish and include a timetable with due dates. Make certain and designate someone to each task.


Why pack your stuff now when you can wait until tomorrow, right? Wrong! When you notice yourself continually putting things off, you could be setting yourself up for an unpleasant moving day. Whether it is calling professional movers in Austin or perhaps purging your stuff, procrastination can lead to delays as well as increased costs. Never postpone items on your to-do list. Establish your moving timeline and then stay with it.

Moving Too Much

Let’s admit it, almost everyone has a lot of stuff inside their homes that they don’t need. And, when it’s time to pack up and move, when you simply believe that everything has to move together with you, your move will cost more and require a longer period. Prior to when you commence packing, take some time to evaluate your belongings. Don’t consider moving things that are broken, that you won’t make use of and that you just don’t want. It’s also a good idea to assess weighty things, as they may cost more to move than they are worth, and they also might be difficult to locate an area for them in your new residence.

Missing Packing Deadlines

The movers are arriving in the morning. Your stuff isn’t even near to being packed up at this point, which means you hurry around like a nutty person and cram belongings into whatever cartons you can locate. Inadequate packing makes it more likely that things will break in transit. Poor labeling causes it to be harder to seek out belongings whenever you are unpacking. When you don’t get all things packed up before the professional movers arrive, you run the potential risk of attempting to pack as the movers are loading the moving van. Or far worse, the movers might quit for the day and ask you to get in touch with your customer support coordinator to reschedule your moving day. Never delay. Begin packing far ahead of time of your move date.

Doing Too Much Yourself

There is a time where moving gets to be a lot for one person. Hiring professional movers in Austin and having the moving company in Austin pack your items are obvious things to do to lighten the load. However there are additional ways to get help. You can ask pals to assist you to have a garage sale or to watch your children or pets while you're packing. Additionally, some charities will come and pick up your donations, which could save you a trip to the drop off spot. You might use a housekeeping service to address your old home once you vacate and to also clean your new home before you move in. And lastly, be sure that the whole family is helping with moving affiliated tasks. Even the younger kids may be given age-appropriate projects.

Eventually throughout the moving process, it’s not unusual to ask yourself, “Why is this so much work?”. But, if you steer clear of the hurdles layed out above, ideally your move will all fall into place.

Should you be in a position to move, A-1 Freeman Moving Group in Austin would love to help. Contact us today!!


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The Mickelson Family
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