Considerations for Moving in the Summer

moving to a new homeBy Julie DeLong, A-1 Freeman Moving Group 

No matter what time of the year, moving is stressful. However moving to Austin in the summer may incorporate unique concerns and also issues. Make sure you are prepared for a summer move and the many obstacles that are included with it by reading on…
 

Try to Enjoy the Summer

Summer is the ideal time to be out in the open, relishing the weather and also the various summertime activities. The last spot most people wish to be on a nice summertime evening is indoors packing their things for an upcoming move. Consequently, take a little time now to make a plan that also includes time for both packing and summer events. Through balancing your moving duties along with some exciting summertime activities, you will still get to savor the season. And, should you have kids, try to get them involved in activities in both your new and old place, especially in case you are moving halfway through the summer.

If you are moving a long distance, make an effort to time the move in order to allow you to have some fun along the way. After the professional movers in Austin have loaded up your old residence and are heading to your new residence with all your things, take the time to play tourist, assuming the delivery schedule permits it. You may have time for an entire family vacation or at the very least one or two excursions as you go along, however either way, you will have a nice break prior to being required to stress about unpacking and settling into your new home and city.

Think Ahead & Have a Contingency Plan

Summertime is peak moving time, particularly for long-distance moves, so do not delay in getting in contact with a professional mover in Austin. The further out you book, the more likely you are to obtain the dates that you might want. And understand that a last-minute change on your side, such as a change in the closing day on your new home, could result in a big delay, because the moving company in Austin will have to reorganize their whole schedule to support your new dates. Therefore, you may wind up being forced to wait for a truck and driver to be available.

Having a contingency plan is advisable. Moving throughout peak season suggests that just about all trucks are frequently at capacity. Whilst moving companies do everything that they can to make sure that schedules are fulfilled, sometimes delays can take place. Be certain that items which you can’t do without, such as medications and your different chargers, are with you and not loaded away in the moving van. Possibly bring one or two extra sets of clothes with you, just in case, and be prepared to go out to a dollar store and buy a few cheap plates and utensils, when necessary.

Sure, It’s Sizzling

Moving in the summer is bound to be hot. Be sure that the things that you will be sending on the moving truck can endure the temperature for the amount of time that it will take to get the things from the old house to your new residence. Anything that may melt, including candles or records, should travel in your air-conditioned automobile. Furthermore, it’s a bad idea to send anything that is damp in the moving van. These things could mold and make a health risk.

Last but not least, it’s important to care for yourself and your family members when moving in the summer months. Stay hydrated by taking frequent water breaks and also put on sun block or even avoid the direct sun light whenever possible. The last thing that you want is to have to take a visit to the nearby ER because you got too hot while moving your things while in the hot sun.

However, fear not, despite the fact that a summer time move can be tough, you'll eventually get everything unpacked in your new home. Take time to relish some summer adventures and check out your new town and before very long, fall is going to be settling in.

If you are prepared to move, A-1 Freeman Moving Group in Austin would love to help. Get hold of us today!

 

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