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January 09, 2022

Ways To Help the Moving Company Ensure Your Moving Day Proceeds Smoothly

getting ready to moveBy Julie DeLong, A-1 Freeman Moving Group 

Moving from one house to a different one generally is a nerve-wracking process. Employing a moving company in Austin tends to make your move manageable. A professional mover in Austin has got the knowledge and resources required to smoothen your moving day. In order to ensure your moving day carries on without problems, here are some ways to help the moving company in Austin deliver this end result.

1. Be There or Have a Representative

You or your representative must be available the entire day to answer the movers' questions as well as complete certain tasks to assist in the move, including signing paperwork. You can ask a trusted and dependable close friend, relative, or neighbor to represent you if you cannot be available. It's always best to get out of the movers' path, as they possess the professional ability required for the move. Just make certain they can find you if they need to have clarifications or answers.

2. Clear the Route

Walk the path the movers can take from each of the exits to the moving truck in advance of their arrival. For instance, you can walk from your garage, front door, or backyard gate to the moving vehicle. Remove all obstructions as well as falling threats on these routes outside and also inside your house. Clear all toys, wires, or furniture on all these paths. Blow away or sweep leaves, debris, or fallen twigs on the walkways. Removing these hazards as well as obstacles makes certain movers can move freely, even if they are unable to see the way before them as they hold large items or move backward. In addition, ensure there's adequate, convenient parking for the moving truck.

3. Provide the Movers a Tour

Give the professional movers a tour of your house after they arrive. Point out items that need to have additional care and those which might be complicated to move. Point out if you've got a no-pack zone. You should move the items you intend to relocate yourself to a room or spot you are able to close off. Should you move them to a room, tape a "Do Not Pack" sign on the shut door.

Show the movers the bathrooms they may utilize. You can even show them where they are able to grab snacks and water. Inform them of all exits to increase their possibilities when moving your items to the moving vehicle. You might also point out any challenges they could encounter. You should also have another walk through soon after they've loaded the moving vehicle to make certain they packed every single thing.

4. Keep Pets and Youngsters Busy and Out of the Way

Make sure your children are out of the movers' way while they pack and move your belongings. You could potentially ask a family member, close friend, or next door neighbor to watch them. In case they'll be at hand, ensure they have something exciting to do, such as play with toys, coloring books, playing video games, using portable electronics, or watching movies. You should supervise the youngsters, making certain they remain safe.

In the event you own household pets, plan how you are going to keep them out of the way. They can escape your property when movers leave your doors and gates open. You should consider boarding your animals for moving day or leave them with a reliable close friend, family member, or neighbor.


Understanding and playing your role throughout your moving day helps to ensure your move is completed without difficulty. Professional movers in Austin will certainly fully grasp your needs and use their expertise to ensure your moving day goes on without problems. If you'd like professional moving services for an impending move, get in touch with A-1 Freeman Moving Group in Austin today.


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The Mickelson Family
The Mickelson Family
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Very pleased with the overall respect and care the men gave to my possessions. Even mailing me very quickly the only thing lost in transit. Would recommend to anyone needing a long distant move.
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