What to Do Before the Moving Truck Arrives

closet all packed up for a moveBy Julie DeLong, A-1 Freeman Moving Group 

You have decided on the perfect moving company in Denver, packed up your entire life into cartons, scheduled your dates with the professional movers, organized your journey, loaded your travel tote, and have a new home all set up and ready at your destination. After all that effort to get everything primed... now it is moving day. And, when you've carried out your job correctly, you may well find yourself sitting on the front step expecting the moving van pondering... what now?
 

Having a few hours to yourself on moving day can feel calming, tiring, fantastic, or dubious. Every person acts diversely, however you don't need to simply twiddle your thumbs waiting for the moving truck to arrive. Alternatively, it is possible to follow a useful checklist that will ensure you actually are bowing out with each and every duck in a row. Here are 5 good things to do while waiting around for the professional movers in Denver to show up.

1. Final Cabinet Check

Go on a last walk through your house and perform a concluding check of each and every room, closet, drawer, and upper shelf. Make sure you're not negelecting something or leaving behind a carton within a closed up room where the movers won't locate it. It may be useful to have one last half-full box open to get the odd mitten, necklace, or bath towel that you may scrounge up from the far reaches of the cabinetry on the last check.

This is the ideal time to likewise have a quick look at every bathroom. Ensure there's TP, a hand towel, and hand soap in every one. This is not only useful for you and the movers on moving day, it is equally a polite way for you to depart from a home.

2. Clear Area for the Movers

Then, consider the place that the moving truck will park. You will need a long area, most certainly curbside, with the backside (or side) of the moving truck aiming in the direction of your house however that is feasible, if you reside in a parking-space controlled community, you might need to schedule a row of single spots for the moving truck on the big day.

Next take into consideration exactly where your professional movers are going to be travelling and prepare a wide way for them to safely use. You can place down planks when there is mud, but the majority of professional moving companies will put down floor runners to keep your floors sparkling. It's also advisable to clear all obstacles out of the way to speed up the move and remove tripping dangers.

3. Investigate the Fine Print

Whilst awaiting the moving truck in Denver, take a moment to explore your moving agreement and docs. You will find often intriguing specifics and insights into the moving industry by simply perusing the docs that the moving company in Denver provided you.

The contract will likely list specific items that the movers won't be able to move, generally legally. These include everything living which includes house plants, anything that may possibly explode, or anything at all that will go bad in the truck. If you have fish, pets, harmful materials, or house plants then make plans to bring them along with you instead of transferring them inside the truck. And if you have any questions about what can and can't move on the moving truck, give your moving coordinator a call. He or she will be glad to reply to any questions you may have.

4. Fill the Fridge with Sodas and Water

Following that, take the opportunity to fill your refrigerator with refreshments. The fridge is already purged which means there will be more than enough room for cases of pop and water and possibly even healthy snacks for the team. The bigger your move, the more appreciated refreshments will be. Specifically if you, like most, move in the hotter months. Furnishing light snacks for the moving crew is absolutely not required, although we assure you that it'll be well received and valued.

5. Pack Your Automobile

Finally, make sure that your personal vehicle is packed and ready to head out. Chances are, once the professional movers have left and you have cleaned the place one last time, you'll be leaving for good. The easiest way to be sure you do not forget anything at all is usually to perform the full check in advance. Take a look at gasoline and oil levels. Check your overnight bag and ensure all plants and flowers and domestic pets are prepared to leave when it is time.

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When you have handled everything else, waiting for the moving truck can seem to be like a significant stretch of useless time. Although with this checklist, you'll have your time proficiently filled in order that the property is ready when the moving truck arrives. For additional moving tips or to discuss your upcoming move, contact us today!

 

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