Things Your Movers Wish You Knew

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

If you are moving and hire a professional moving company in Atlanta to assist, there are some things you can do and other things that it's not necassary to perform to help speed up the process. A streamlined move results from everybody working together, and that means that you have to know when you ought to help and when you need to get out of the way.

Following are things that your moving company would really like for you to understand.

1) Alert the Movers of Heavy Items

This particular guideline ought to be mentioned when you are getting your moving estimation, and it is super essential, thus it is worth bringing up. In the event that you have got heavy pieces, like a grand piano, refrigerator, or even hot tub, that must be moved, make certain and communicate that to your moving company in Atlanta. Some items make need extra planning, equipment or men to maneuver, so it is not a good idea to “surprise” your professional mover in Atlanta with out of the blue things.

2) Get Ready for the Movers Arrival

Are you living in a gated neighborhood or perhaps an apartment building with an elevator? Can the moving truck easily gain access to your residence? Take a few minutes in advance of moving day to contemplate the important points of the location where the moving van will park and what the route back and forth from the truck looks like. If you need to get a parking or elevator permit from the building management, make sure and do that well in advance.

3) Conclude Packing Before Moving Day

If you opt to do your own packing, make sure that it will be finished ahead of moving day. That means that all the cartons are taped up and accurately labeled. To make things proceed even faster, neatly stack all your filled boxes in a central location in your residence, like the garage or even the living room so that your moving company team will be able to load them directly onto the moving van. Pro tip: Don't use masking tape on your cartons. Make use of packaging tape instead.

4) Do not Load Heavy Things in Large Cartons

There are recommendations for what to place in which size boxes for a reason. Items which happen to be quite heavy, such as books, need to go in small boxes. Pieces that are relatively light, such as pillows and bedding, can go in larger cartons.

5) Prepare to be Present on Moving Day

You or someone who you know and have faith in need to be available for the whole moving day in case your movers have any questions about the things they should and shouldn’t be moving. Furthermore, a dependable grownup must be present to sign all the mover’s papers.

6) Let the Movers Do the Job

Perhaps you believe that you will be helping as you assist to push the fridge, however it’s usually preferable to keep out of the way. You might guide the movers to the proper rooms and respond to questions, but over and above that, let the professional movers in Atlanta accomplish the work to ensure that things go as smoothly as possible.

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


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