What’s the Best Way to Get Ready for the Movers

The short answer is to make it as easy as possible. The best way for you to get ready is to think about what needs to be moved and packed and how to go about it. This will also be beneficial to your, since the movers will have to spend less time in your house.

Here are some tips for the best way to get ready:

Decide Removing any obstacles from the movers’ path and the surrounding areas. Clear the area around the door, too. Rugs and decorations which are in the way might present a tripping hazard. On the move date make sure that, if accidentally closed, the main door will not lock everyone out.

Another vital area are the stairs, if any. Make sure these are easily accessible, without anything stacked at the top or the bottom. Again, pick up any loose rugs to prevent trips or slips. If you share a common stairwell, hall or landing with neighbors, request that they temporarily remove the items, both for the movers’ safety and to prevent damage.

The moving team will benefit from having one person in charge to answer questions, sign paperwork, and make any decisions. You need to be clear about the items you are not moving or packing. Moreover, you will help ensure items are put into the right room at destination if  rooms are labeled at origin. The best way is to create a plan for each room and box.

If you have small children, think about how you’ll keep them out harms way and occupied as the movers about their business. And if you have pets, draw a plan to keep them safe as well, with access to food and water.

Moving can be a messy process, especially on a rainy day, so you may want to protect your carpets with matting or plastic sheeting. Be sure that it doesn’t slip or prevent tripping hazards, and if need be, tape it down securely.

The best way is to provide access to all the areas that your will be packing an moving both at origin and at destination. Be ready with the necessary plan of what is that you are packing and what the team. The effects packed by you, are best to be ready by the time of moving. In addition, if you aren’t ready to receive your belongings at destination, the crew may need to be rescheduled, and you will end up with extra storage charges.


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