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December 15, 2023

Moving Soon? Here's What Your Mover Wants You to Know

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

If you are moving and employ professional movers in Atlanta to help, there are a couple things which you can do and other jobs which you most likely should not do to help ensure a smooth moving process. An easy move happens when all parties work collectively which indicates that you need to know when you need to lend a hand and when you should step out of the way.

Read on for things that your local moving company in Atlanta wants you to be aware of.

1) Nobody appreciates Surprises on Moving Day

This advice ought to be covered when you are getting your moving estimate, and it’s very critical, hence it’s worth noting. In the event you have bulky items, like a piano, refrigerator, or even hot tub, that will need to be moved, always communicate that to your moving company in Atlanta. Some items may need additional preparations, equipment, or men to move, therefore it’s never a doable idea to “surprise” your local or long-distance professional mover in Atlanta with unexpected belongings on moving day.

2) Be Ready for the Movers Arrival

Do you reside in a gated community or an apartment complex that has an elevator? Can the moving truck without issue gain access to your house? Take a minute before moving day to work through the details of where the moving van will park and what the path to and from the moving van is like. If you need to reserve a parking or elevator pass from your building manager, be sure and do that far beforehand.

3) Finish Packing Before Moving Day

If you will be doing your own packing, make sure that it’s finished ahead of moving day. This means that each box is taped shut and adequately labeled. To make things go even more rapidly, neatly put the packed boxes in a central location in your house, like the garage or the living room so that the local moving company team can simply load them onto the moving van.

Pro tip: Do not use masking tape on your boxes. Use packing tape instead.

4) Never Pack Heavy Items in Large Boxes

There are guidelines for what to pack in which size boxes for a reason. Pay attention to these guidelines. Items that weigh a lot, such as books, need to be put in in small boxes. Things which are fairly light, like towels and sheets, can be placed in large boxes.

5) Plan to be Around on Moving Day

You or someone that you know needs to be available for the entire moving day in the event your movers have any questions regarding which things they should and shouldn’t load. And, a capable adult needs to be available to sign all the mover’s paperwork.

6) Let the Movers Work

You might feel that you are helping when you lend a hand to move the hot tub, yet it’s normally better to not. You can guide the movers to the right rooms and answer questions, but beyond that, let the long-distance professional movers in Atlanta do the heavy lifting so that the move will proceed as smoothly as possible.

If a move is on the horizon, A-1 Freeman Moving Group in Atlanta would love to help. Get in touch with us now to get started on your free in-home estimate or video survey.

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