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December 28, 2022

Moving Day Will Be Here Soon!

By Julie DeLong, A-1 Freeman Moving Group 

Planning for a moveWhat is that saying about time flying when you are having fun? Well, we are not certain if moving always counts as “fun”, but the time before moving day sure does seem to pass speedily. So, moving day is only a week away and you still have loose ends to tie up. Quite possibly, you have been preparing for moving day for the last couple months and only will need a couple tips regarding what you need to be doing the final week prior to your move. If so, read on …

1) Unplug

Right now is the time to make a plan regarding each of the appliances that will be moving along with you. The fridge and also freezer could need ample time to allow to defrost ahead of your move, so you may want to go ahead and clean them out as well as unplug them. Some washers and dryers might merely be unplugged and then moved, however others may need a professional to detach the gas line as well as other details for transport. Talk to your moving company in Atlanta about the best means to move these specific things. Also, think about how you could be moving your television and additional electronics and plan accordingly.

2) Finish Packing

If the professional movers in Atlanta are packing for you, it is okay to disregard this pointer, however if you will be packing on your own, go on reading. By now, you should have packed up all your non-essential things. This final week is the time to get packing on some of the more essential items. Be sure to rummage through every closet and drawer to make sure that you are not leaving anything behind. Now is also the time to double check the attic, basement, garage and also shed. The power tools need to be drained of gas, because your moving company in Atlanta likely cannot put them on the truck otherwise.

3) Compile an Essentials Box

Post a long day or few days of moving, the very last thing you are going to want to do is sort through boxes to uncover belongings that you need for your initial night in your new residence. Compile a basics box which holds things like toiletries, bed sheets, bath towels, kitchen essentials, toilet paper, basic cleaning supplies, etc.

You need to also pack a separate box or bag which includes items that you might require directly up until moving day. This box or bag should hold stuff such as medicines, change of clothes, snacks for the trip, etc.

4) Contact Your Utility Providers

Right now should an excellent time to call your utility providers to notify them of your future move. In the event you are moving within the same town, you might be able to just switch your service from your old house to your new house. Nonetheless, should your move be over a long distance, you will need to find out from your providers the steps you need to do to cancel or disconnect the service. You do not want to have to pay for utility usage at your old residence after you are no longer living there.

5) Check In with Your Movers

You should have already selected a moving company in Atlanta and planned moving day, but presently is a perfect time to contact your mover and check if everything is ready on their end. Verify if they need any new or supplemental specifics from you, and also you should ask them any last-minute questions which are on your brain. Should anything have changed on the belongings that you are planning to move, presently will be a teriffic time to inform your moving company in Atlanta about those items. The last thing anyone wants is surprises on moving day!

Should you have got any questions on what you should or shouldn’t be doing prior to moving day, A-1 Freeman Moving Group in Atlanta is glad to assist. Contact us today!!


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