Whether your moving day is approaching or if you’re just starting in the research and planning process, it’s important to have your relocation process as planned out as possible so that come moving day, you’re well prepared and ready to go in all aspects.
As we all know, moving is a time-consuming and often chaotic process, even if you just have a small number of items to move. Keeping on a packing plan, staying organized, and trying to remain stress-free during your relocation can be tough, but it’s possible! To make your moving day go smoothly, we’ve got a great starter checklist to keep yourself organized and on the same page as your moving crew.
How to Make Your Moving Day Easy
Before we quite get into the best ways to make your moving day a breeze, the first thing you’ll want to get out of the way in your moving process is to book the right moving company for your relocation. Having the best professional moving company on your side and booked for your relocation will give you a head start on having the best move possible.
For all of your local, long-distance, and international moving needs, Excel Moving & Storage will provide you with the best possible service, pricing, and overall experience.
Now that you’ve determined the best moving company to use for your relocation, let’s figure out the best way to make your moving day simple and easy.
- Be Present on Moving Day
Though you might assume that you should be there as your movers arrive and pack your things up into your moving truck, you’d be surprised how many moving crews have to deal with absent clients on moving day.
Even if an emergency pops up and you have to leave, make sure to have a trusted and capable stand-in there amidst your move to communicate with your crew, direct them, and help to oversee the general moving process. Someone will also need to be there to sign paperwork and handle any official documents.
- Do a Walkthrough with Your Movers
Before loading items onto the truck, make sure to conduct a walkthrough of your home with your movers, and to have a path cleared to bring furniture and boxes out of the house easily. It can be easy to have boxes and items piled up in front of the door to get them out quickly, but if they clog up high-traffic areas, you’ll hurt yourself more than you’ll help.
Additionally, go through your home with your movers to point out or direct them too fragile or special items, and to make sure they know not to take items you’ll be keeping with you during the move.
After everything is loaded onto the truck, also make sure to conduct a final walkthrough to make sure nothing was missed.
- Keep Kids & Pets Occupied
If you have children or animals in the house, make sure to keep them safe and entertained in a separate room or area where they can’t run around or pose a safety hazard to themselves or your movers. Having them safe and out of the way will also keep them calm and distracted during what can easily be a very stressful time for them. Don’t have a space to keep them occupied? See if you can bring them to family or friends’ houses while your movers are going in and out.
- Communicate with Your Driver
Once everything is good to go, exchange contact info with your delivery driver to stay up to date as to your items’ journey, and to make sure you’re on the same page as far as scheduling and delivery dates. This will give you peace and mind and allow you to be ready for the delivery of your items.
Now that you’re ready to go for your move, make sure to have the best movers on your side for your relocation. Excel Moving & Storage will provide you with the best possible moving services at the best prices.