San Antonio Moving Blog - Tips, Tricks, and Insider Info
March 09, 2021

Things Your Movers Wish You Knew

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

If you are moving and work with a professional moving company in San Antonio to help, there are certain things that can be done and various tasks that you should not perform to help speed up the task. A seamless move is a result of everyone working together, which of course means you must know when you should lend a hand and when you need to get out of the way.

Below are things that your moving company would like for you to understand.

1) Notify the Movers of Unwieldy Items

This tip really needs to be discussed when you're getting your moving estimation, and it’s extremely essential, therefore it’s worth stating. If you have got heavy objects, for instance a grand piano, refrigerator, or even hot tub, that need to be moved, make certain and relay that to your moving company in San Antonio. A number of things make require additional planning, equipment or even men to move, therefore it is never a good idea to “surprise” the professional mover in San Antonio with unplanned items.

2) Start Preparing for the Movers Arrival

Are you living in a private community or even an apartment complex that has an elevator? Can the moving truck conveniently obtain access to your home? Take a moment in advance of moving day to consider the details of the place that the moving van is going to park and what the path both to and from the truck looks like. In case you must get a parking or elevator permit from your building manager, make certain and accomplish that far ahead of time.

3) Conclude Packing Before Moving Day

If you decide to perform your own packing, make sure that it will be done ahead of moving day. That means that all the cartons are taped up and properly labeled. To make activities proceed even quicker, neatly pile all your packed boxes in a central place in your residence, such as the garage or the great room so that the moving company staff can simply load them directly onto the moving van. Professional tip: Never use masking tape for your cartons. Apply packaging tape instead.

4) Do not Load Heavy Pieces in Large Cartons

There are suggestions for what to put in which size boxes for a reason. Belongings that happen to be weighty, like books, will need to go in smaller cartons. Items that are comparatively light, like pillows and blankets, should go in bigger cartons.

5) Plan to be Present on Moving Day

You or somebody that you know and put your trust in should be on hand for the entire moving day in case your movers have questions regarding what they should and shouldn’t be moving. Furthermore, a responsible grownup must be present to sign all the mover’s papers.

6) Let the Movers Get the Job Done

You may think that you're helping as you lend a hand to push the refrigerator, however it’s normally advisable to remain out of the way. You can direct the movers to the appropriate rooms and respond to questions, however outside of that, let the professional movers in San Antonio do the hard work to ensure that things will go as efficiently as possible.

In the event a move is in your future, A-1 Freeman Moving Group in San Antonio would like to help. Get in touch with us now to start your free in-home or video survey.


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