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March 02, 2020

Your Mover Wears A Lot of Hats--These Are the Big Ones

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

Anyone who's ever moved understands how much of an sentimental time it is--saying goodbye to your home, your pals, job, local community--is reasonably stressful. But what many of us don't realize, at least not immediately, would be the part that your moving company in Atlanta plays in aiding you through the moving transition.

Professional movers are the great multi-taskers of the world. Below are just a portion of the hats that they wear, and off the books support they offer.


The moving team chief may not have a master’s degree in psychology (never dismiss it), but he's spent a lot of time around folks in transition, and he's listened to everything. As a result, it's very crucial that you select a moving company in Atlanta that you feel comfortable with. When you crumble going through the (now teen's) first nursery for the final time, that is the shoulder you cry--or at the least sniff a lot--on. If you are attempting to choose if you should keep a truly repulsive recliner that you aquired when you had been first on your own and you weren't able to afford something more attractive, that's the individual you turn to for recommendations. If you are pondering whether it's alright to throw out the items your mother-in-law gives you for your birthday and you can't stand, he is your Dear Abby. Choose smartly--a fantastic moving crew will be worth its weight in gold…and therapy.

Math Wizzard

Amongst the grand mysteries of existence is how a sofa that slid inside your family room like the renowned greased pig has exploded to a size which will make you believe you're really going to need to let it stay for the new homeowners. Enter your moving team. They understand the best way to set up the crew in the appropriate angles so your huge cozy couch turns the corner as if it truly is on wheels. They are also fantastic with computing the number of boxes you'll have (take your guesstimate and double it) and estimating the size moving van it will take to haul it all.

One of the first questions you'll get is, "How many bedrooms?". This will give them an approximate idea of the pieces of furniture you have-- a four-bedroom house is much more likely to possess multiple living areas compared to a two-bedroom apartment. In case you have any large items, send a photo with measurements. The more info you'll be able to provide them with beforehand, the more exact the estimates are going to be.

The Chippendale's Apprentice

Thomas Chippendale--get your brain out from the gutter. Chippendale was the master furniture maker in the 1700s, and his iconic style continues to be the last word in stylish rooms. Anyhow, most of your home furniture has been assembled from several parts, and the easiest way to move it is to disassemble it. In case your furnishings are more Ikea as compared to elegant, you'll still require a pro to take that stuff apart--it's more complex than traditional items which have recognizable bolts and screws.

Have some baggies handy for the screws, bolts, and whatnot that you'll need to put stuff together again.


After every one of the tables and beds are disassembled, the dresser drawers are bare, and the pots and pans are packed, it's all got to end up in the moving truck. Right now is when your moving company in Atlanta truly excels--they are space organizing geniuses. Seasoned crews operate similar to a well-oiled machine. They know what you should put on the moving truck to begin with, how to arrange everything so that the weight is evenly allocated, and everything is in their correct place as soon as the process has ended and the truck pulls in your new driveway.

A-1 Freeman Moving Group in Atlanta is skilled with all the numerous hats that movers wear. If you are searching for a professional moving company to help you with your future move, call us today!


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