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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 residence to another could be a hectic task. Working with a moving company in San Antonio tends to make your move manageable. A professional mover in San Antonio possesses the knowledge as well as resources necessary to smoothen your moving day. If you want to be sure that your moving day proceeds efficiently, here are several actions you can take to help the moving company in San Antonio achieve this end result.

1. Be Available or Have a Representative

You or your representative need to be available the whole day to respond to the movers' questions or perform specific tasks to assist in the move, such as signing paperwork. You can ask a trustworthy and dependable friend, family member, or neighbor to represent you if you cannot be there. It is advisable to move out of the movers' way, since they have the specialized knowledge needed for the move. Just make certain they're able to access you if they need to have clarifications or answers.

2. Clear the Path

Travel the path the movers may take from every one of the exits to the moving van in advance of their arrival. For instance, you can walk from your garage door, front door, or backyard gate to the moving van. Eliminate any obstructions in addition to falling dangers on these paths outside and inside your home. Clear any toys, cables, or furniture on all these paths. Blow away or maybe sweep fallen leaves, rubble, or downed twigs along the routes. Eradicating all these dangers as well as obstacles makes certain movers will move unhampered, regardless if they are unable to see the path ahead of them when they transport substantial items or step backward. In addition, make certain there is adequate, convenient parking for the moving van.

3. Provide the Movers a Tour

Provide the professional movers a tour of your residence once they arrive. Discuss items that will need special care and those which may be challenging to move. Indicate should you have a no-pack zone. You should move the items you intend to move yourself to a room or spot you'll be able to close up. Should you move them to a room, tape a "Do Not Pack" sign on the shut door.

Show the movers the bathrooms they're able to utilize. You can even show them where they're able to find refreshments and drinking water. Tell them of all the exits to increase their possibilities when moving your things to the moving vehicle. You can also point out any challenges they can come across. You should also have another walk through just after they've loaded the moving vehicle to ensure they loaded everything.

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

Ensure your youngsters are out of the movers' path while they pack and move your items. You might ask a relative, good friend, or next door neighbor to watch them. If perhaps they will be at hand, make sure they've got something interesting to do, like play with toys, coloring books, playing video games, using handheld electronics, or watching movies. You need to supervise the youngsters, making sure they are safe.

In the event you own pets, plan how you will keep them out of the way. They are able to escape your property if movers leave the doors or gates open. You should consider boarding your household pets for moving day or leave them with a dependable good friend, family member, or neighbor.


Being familiar with and playing your role during your moving day really helps to ensure your move is executed effortlessly. Professional movers in San Antonio should have an understanding of your requirements and use their know-how to make sure your moving day proceeds without problems. If you need professional moving services for an impending move, get in touch with A-1 Freeman Moving Group in San Antonio today.


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The Mickelson Family
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