Summertime Moving Do's and Don'ts

moving during the summerBy Julie DeLong, A-1 Freeman Moving Group 

Summer is the hottest time of the year for moving, and we aren’t just referring to the temperature. With school out and the weather clear, the summer months are the top time for families to move, but this additionally comes with its own certain set of issues. Bringing together the hot weather with peak demand, it's critical to know the do's and don'ts of summer moving. Are you getting ready for a move this summer? If the answer is yes, it's time to begin planning.

Summer Moving Do's

  • Think As Far Ahead as Possible
  • Pack with Care or Hire Packers
  • Remain Hydrated
  • Apply Sunscreen and a Wide-Brimmed Hat
  • Ask Sufficient Questions

What needs to be done when organizing a summer move? As moving professionals in Denver, we are aware all the important tasks to make sure your summer move is as smooth and pleasant as possible.

Book Beforehand

Summertime is a packed time for moving. Weekends are commonly full months ahead of the actual moving season and quite frequently weekdays can get booked up. If you would like to work with a good local mover in Denver, let them know your moving plans and estimated move-out date as far ahead of your relocation as possible. This way, you are most likely to get moving dates which coordinate with your timetable.

Pack Carefully

Don't rush yourself when packing up. Give yourself sufficient of time and do not overheat while loading boxes. Request help stacking awkward boxes and dismantling household furniture, when necessary, and try not to take on two-person chores by yourself. Summer is a time when people often move in a craze, yet it's not worth your toe bone or your grandmother's antique desk to go fast.

Keep Hydrated

Remember to drink sufficient water when packing and particularly on moving day while loading or unloading the truck. Have a water bottle on you and refill it often. It is also wonderful to provide fresh, cold water for your professional movers in Denver in the summertime. Movers typically bring their own water, but a cooler or a palette of bottles in the fridge is great for you, your family, and the movers alike.

Protect from the Sun

Use sunscreen and a wide-brimmed hat if you will be supervising the moving truck loading in full sunshine. Try to find shade when possible and avoid over-exposure. People often don't understand just how much sun they are getting when sidetracked with moving day activities, so be careful with yourself and keep an eye on sunburn with your loved ones.

Ask Questions and Coordinate

Remember to ask sufficient questions. Ask how the truck is being loaded from back to front and bottom to top. Ask about the route and how you should coordinate arrival with the moving truck at your new residence. Ask about your delicate items, about household furniture packing, and anything else you might be stressed about. An informed customer is a satisfied customer.

Summer Moving Don'ts

  • Delay Utility Transfers
  • Forget to Make Exact Plans for Kids and Furry Family Members
  • Wait Until the Last Minute
  • Let the Worry and Heat Get to You

What shouldn't you do throughout a summer move? What choices or things should you steer clear of to have the best experience?

Set Up Your New Home

Be certain your destination home is prepared. What is the top thing you will want to experience after a long trip arriving at the new house? A blast of AC and a cool fridge for drinks. So, be sure your utilities are already set up in your name and turned on. In the event you have an agent or the home is close, have the lights and the AC turned on the night before you should to get there.

Take Care of Youngsters and Pets

Children and furry friends require certain considerations during a move, even moreso in the summer. Make sure household pets have a crate with everything they will need kept somewhere cool over the move. Prepare an overnight bag with games and supplies for children who are moving with you and keep both out of danger while cartons and furnishings are being moved.

Book Ahead, Book Ahead, Book Ahead

Do not wait until the last second to book your moving company in Denver or your personal travel plans. Either airplane tickets and hotel rooms on the road trip will increase in price during the summer, yet early purchases have a better selection and often find a deal.

Catch a Breath in the Shade

Finally, don't allow the heat and the moving anxiety get to you. Moving is anxious enough as-is devoid the heat of summer intensifying the feeling. Heat may make you tired and anxious on an important day, so be sure to monitor your own anxiety and hangout a few moments with a cool drink in the shade if you begin to overheat either physically or mentally over a summertime move.

Moving in the summer months might be a great experience, and you can have a seamless and carefree move with just a few best practices. A-1 Freeman Moving Group in Denver can make your summertime move simple and fun. Plan ahead and keep a cool head to relish your summer move. Call us today to get going on your move.

 

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