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March 10, 2019

6 Ways in Which Smart Phones Have Made Moving to Atlanta a Million Times Easier

Using Smartphone for MovingBy Julie DeLong, A-1 Freeman Moving Group 

Moving to Atlanta used to contain far more uncertainty and -- let's not pretend -- prolonged tedious hours than it may currently. Think about moving during a decade as recent as the 90s. Fundamental internet, no smartphones. You had to search for moving companies via the yellow pages and guess which one was the best. Picking a eatery for moving night required a collection of amassed takeout menus or even driving around to find out what was accessible. And during your long-distance moving journey? No smartphone to check in, arrange accommodations, or tune in to podcasts with.

As helpful as mobile phones have been, the evolution of smartphones really has made the entire moving process a thousand times simpler. Let us take a brief look into all the ways a "simple" smartphone can be used to make your move to Atlanta more painless, less hazardous, and more gratifying all in one small plastic case.

Looking into the Move

Many people explore homes on their cell phones well before they really start the moving process. And when you have got a new residence decided on, you'll likely make use of your cell phone to investigate professional moving companies, packing techniques, and buy supplies online. Your cell phone may also be used to search out charities and trash hauling providers to manage your donations as well as trash you will be leaving behind.

Navigating the Road Trip

Following, you might normally want to identify your route to Atlanta. A smartphone along with built-in GPS is a great dash navigation if your automobile doesn't have one integrated. All you need is a magnetic or clamping dashboard bracket and a continuous source of power to your mobile phone. Running Google Maps or a similar application, it's easy to direct yourself confidently along known roadways the entire way from your old home to the new one with no chance of becoming lost.

Locating Stops Along the Way

Of course, a phone is great for not only a map and route. You can utilize new applications to locate places to eat, accommodations, and fun spots to stop as you go along. And the course updates in the event you move off-course or want to add a detour, and that is amazingly beneficial versus paper road maps or old-fashioned printed MapQuest directions.

Staying in Contact with Your Movers

While you are traveling to your new location, so are your professional movers. And you will find numerous cases where you ought to convey changes one direction or another. In case you are detained on the way, you ought to notify your movers of the delay. Similarly, they might need to call you in the event that there was a bump, poor weather, or delay on their journey.

A smartphone permits you and the moving company to remain in touch and also organize your arrivals even if both parties are individually on the route.

Addressing Emergencies

Then, occasionally, there are roadside issues. If you get a flat tire, see an accident, or get trapped in a storm throughout your journey; that phone is your lifeline. With a smartphone, you can dial AAA, 911, or your mom depending on exactly what catastrophe happens.

You can also promptly rent yourself a hotel room, request a repair shop to pick up and also fix your vehicle, and get back on the highway merely by walking to the closest McDonalds and using the free WIFI. And that's perhaps the best thing of all regarding moving with the power of a smartphone.

Activities on Bare House Day

But your experience isn't finished when you arrive at your new residence. Generally, the person moving arrives at the house prior to the moving truck shows up. Thus, you may find yourself with some hours in an bare residence with not much to unpack and no one to visit. That is just fine, as you have a smartphone.

Modern streaming apps make it possible to amuse yourself for unlimited hours with very little except a smallish to medium-sized mobile phone. And if you brought a tablet or laptop computer along with you on the move, all the better. Together with just about any mobile device, it is possible to turn boring Vacant Home Day into a time of enjoyment and amusement. Watching movies, playing games, or having a big-empty-floor slide party while you have the perfect chance.

Calling for First-Night Takeout

And lastly, there is undoubtedly a question of what you will eat on that first evening. Whether you are in an echoing empty property or surrounded by packed boxes, most likely you are not in the mood to cook. Before smartphones, you could have to drive around to find out what is available. These days, you can quickly search for nearby restaurants which deliver and have a tasty dinner show up hot at your new doorstep inside of an hour.


Moving to Atlanta may be stressful customarily, yet your future move doesn't need to be all that troublesome. With planning, a cool head, and a smartphone available you can take on the world.


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The Mickelson Family
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