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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 the saying about time flying when you are having fun? Well, we are not positive if moving usually counts as “fun”, but the time leading up to moving day certainly does seem to disappear quickly. So, moving day is just a week away and you still have loose ends to tie up. Quite possibly, you have been readying for moving day for the last several months and only will need some suggestions concerning what you ought to be getting done the last week before your move. If so, keep reading …

1) Unplug

Right now is the time to think about each of the appliances which will be going with you. The fridge as well as freezer shall need ample time in order to defrost before your move, so you may want to go on and clean them out as well as unplug them. Some washers and dryers can simply be unplugged and then moved, however others may need a professional to detach the gas line and also other details in order to transport. Talk to your moving company in San Antonio regarding the best means to move these items. Also, consider how you will be moving your flat screen TV and other electronics and plan accordingly.

2) Finish Packing

If the professional movers in San Antonio will be packing for you, feel free to disregard this suggestion, but if you will be packing by yourself, continue reading. Currently, you should have packed up all your non-essential things. This final week is the time to get moving on some of the more essential items. Make sure to go through every closet and cabinet to be certain that you aren’t leaving anything behind. Currently is also the time to verify the attic, basement, garage and shed. The power tools need to be devoid of fuel, because your moving company in San Antonio probably can’t transport them otherwise.

3) Compile an Essentials Box

After a long day or several days of moving, the last thing you will want to do is sift through boxes to discover things which you need for your initial night in your new house. Compile an essentials box that holds items such as toiletries, bed sheets, bath towels, kitchen essentials, toilet paper, basic cleaning supplies, and so on.

You ought to also have a different box or bag that incorporates things that you could require right up until moving day. This box or bag may have stuff like medicines, change of clothes, snacks for the trip, etc.

4) Contact Your Utility Providers

The present should a good time to contact your utility providers to alert them of your future move. Should you be moving nearby, you might be able to merely transfer your service from your old home to your new house. Nonetheless, should your move be over a long distance, you should find out from your providers the steps you need to do to disconnect the service. You definitely don’t want to be billed for utility usage at your old residence once you have moved away.

5) Check In with Your Movers

You should have previously decided on a moving company in San Antonio and planned moving day, but presently is a great time to contact your mover and verify that everything is ready on their end. Verify if they want any new or supplemental information from you, and you should ask them all burning questions that are on your mind. If anything has changed on the items that you are planning to move, presently would be a good time to alert your moving company in San Antonio regarding those items. The last thing anyone wants is surprises on moving day!

Should you have got any questions on the tasks you should or shouldn’t be doing ahead of moving day, A-1 Freeman Moving Group in San Antonio is happy to assist. Give us a call today!!


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