Moving Blog
February 14, 2023

How to Ensure Your Moving Day Goes Smoothly

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

Moving day is a critical time in your moving process; it's the day every box as well as home furnishing is loaded into the truck and transport begins. While you could have hired professional movers to take care of the heavy lifting, there will still be many things that you should take care of on moving day to make sure your relocation will be a success.

Having a smooth moving day is all about organization. So, we will take a closer look at ways to make certain your moving day proceeds smoothly.

Label Your Cartons

When the packing is carried out by you and your family, make sure to plainly label boxes by room and also by contents. When there are delicate or electronic items inside, label the box as "FRAGILE" on all sides so that your professional movers will understand to carry it gingerly. Not only can box labeling give clarity, but it will also help you unpack at your new home.

Have a Family Moving Supervisor

At least one responsible adult needs to be available to supervise the move. This could be you, your partner, or perhaps a trustworthy friend when you will not be there in person. The moving supervisor can be your stand-in. He or She need to be able to address questions and also provide directions to your professional movers whilst they load everything up. They may additionally be asked to sign paperwork and to provide input for any unavoidable change of plans.

Clear the Path for Carton Transport

Be certain there will be a clear, obstacle-free pathway between the boxes and the moving truck. The outside pathway is essential, however so is making clear walkways between boxes inside your residence. Check the floor for small hazards, and when the weather is rainy, set a heavy-duty welcome mat on both sides of your door. This can help your professional movers move productively and without harm.

Keep Kids as well as Pets Safe

Youngsters and household pets typically should remain out of the activity during moving day. The ideal thing for them is being safely occupied. This will be a wonderful time for kids to squeeze in one final visit with their neighborhood friend or even to hang out with nearby grandparents.

Clarify Priority Packing

When orchestrating your move, be clear with your professional movers about what order you would like things put into the moving truck. You might also need to indicate a certain stack of belongings which won’t be loaded into the moving van because they are coming in your personal vehicle.

Do a Final Walkthrough to Find Every Last Item

As your professional movers are packing up the truck, this is the ideal time to embark on your final walkthrough. Take a stroll through your house checking every single cabinet, upper shelf, drawer, and also space behind doors. Look for dropped items. Peer in the attic for forgotten long-term storage items. Check the bathroom drawers for overlooked items. You are sure to uncover at least one sock, as well as perhaps a couple things which you forgot about years ago.

Swap Contact Info with Your Moving Team

Finally, be certain you can keep in contact with your moving team. While you might already have the moving company contact's number, take a second to save the cell number of the driver who will be transporting your belongings. This can permit you to talk throughout the trip and arrange the delivery schedule.

Enjoy a Smooth Move with A-1 Freeman Moving Group

Here at A-1 Freeman Moving Group, we care most about helping people effectively move from one residence to the next. We want you to feel relaxed, and for your arrival at the new house to be a refreshing time to rebuild. Whatever moving services you need, we've got you covered.

Contact us today to plan your move.


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