Denver Moving Blog - Tips, Tricks, and Insider Info
June 06, 2019

Staying Cool During a Summer Move to Denver

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

Here is a fun reality if you are moving this summer--nearly 80% of moves in the US happen in July and August. The kids are out of school, and also for quite a few families, it's just easier to pack up and go while school's out. And even though it will be hot, you've got a better possibility of the weather being a non-issue over the the summer season. You'll be able to keep cool, both mentally and physically, by making use of these basic strategies for a summer season move to Denver.


Arrange Your Mover Promptly

That 80% number? Each of them need moving trucks, and most of them have to have at the very least a basic crew. It is never too early to begin thinking about the logistics of your move--full service moving company in Denver, do-it-yourself, or a place in the middle? Go ahead and get started getting in touch with professional moving companies about dates along with estimates and decide at the earliest opportunity to be sure you are on their schedule.

If you delay too long to hire a professional moving company--one which is licensed with the NTSB, holds full insurance on equipment along with workers, and provides a total choice of services--you could wind up utilizing a lower-end company which does not have the qualified designations and expertise to do the job.

Reserve Your Friends Promptly, as well

Your buddies will ask whether they can supply you with a hand with your packing. You should take them up on the offer--it can be an excellent hangout time, and in case you are dismantling an multimedia system or a playset, many hands can be a requirement. Remember that it's summer time for everybody and get on their schedules a couple of weeks out. This is especially essential if your move is a DIY, figure out your dates to pack and load well ahead of time.

Transfer Sensitive Things in Your Car

Professional moving companies in Denver are able to wrap and safeguard vulnerable and valuable items so that they will transport safely to your new home. They know the best packing material for a particular treasure and they are specialists in packing and balancing boxes. So, it's not necessary to be worried about art, crystal, or china not making the journey.

Electronic products, on the other hand, tend to be an entirely different beast. The parts in televisions, computers, speakers, consoles, and so forth are incredibly susceptible to temperature and humidity and need to travel together with you, inside an air-conditioned car. Your mover company will assist you to package your devices to ensure that they are insulated from bruises and bumps, but most definitely will advise you place them within your car for transport.

Medications also should go with you. Put the medications you need on the road in pill keepers and place the rest of it within a baggie and set it in a handbag you will keep in the air-conditioned vehicle.

Click HERE for a listing of items which your professional movers can't move.

Arrange an Early Working Day

Make an effort to plan the difficult tasks at the start of the morning. The humidity levels differ subject to which area of the country you're in, but the most extreme heat usually hits around 3 in the afternoon. If you can have the moving trucks loaded close to 3 and then everybody can get more comfortable in an AC equipped vehicle. If your move is a DIY, acquire the truck in the afternoon and load as much as it is possible to before it becomes too dark, then finish up the next day.

It Will be Similar to a Trip to the Ocean. Kind Of.

Pack a tote with sun block, hats, insect spray, extra t-shirts, as well as sunglasses to safeguard you from the burning rays of the summer sun. Reapply sunscreen as directed, and exchange tees when they're drenched and disgusting.

Stay hydrated. Then hydrate more. Get cases of water bottles and keep them in a cooler where everyone has access and provide them to the moving company team. They'll typically provide their own, however on a very hot day more will always be accepted. Hang onto the beer for whenever you are unpacked and hydrated--alcohol, physical exercise, along with a scorching day tend to be a formula for a heat stroke.

Board Your Animals

Domestic pets need relief from heat along with stress, so board them for moving day so they're more at ease. Get them on your way out; make sure you leave space in the car for Spot.


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The Mickelson Family
The Mickelson Family
Best. Move. Ever!
Very pleased with the overall respect and care the men gave to my possessions. Even mailing me very quickly the only thing lost in transit. Would recommend to anyone needing a long distant move.
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