Moving out of an old home and moving into a new place has been already nerve-wracking for those who experienced beforehand the art of relocating. For beginners, moving is an intricate puzzle that they need to quickly figure out if they want to be truly labeled as independent by their peers.
By following the guidelines below, you can make the event of moving out a comfortable, nice experience to remember.
Make a list – of EVERYTHING
Before anything else, try to create several lists: what to do, what to bring when moving in, stuff you can sell to raise additional cash, bills to pay, subscriptions and memberships to cancel, etc.
Making a checklist would lessen the chance that you’ll forget something important or pack something worthless. It can also help de-clutter your life and free up some much-needed space. Organization is the first key for a hassle-free moving out.
Decide on how you will move
There are different ways on how to do this: either do it yourself or hire a professional mover. A DIY move is mostly not recommended, especially if you need to move across cities or interstate. Besides, you really wouldn’t want the hassle of packing and loading your stuff in a truck and drive it around yourself.
You should try to contact a reliable moving company, like mightymoving.ca movers
in Calgary to help you with your relocation. A mover’s services can vary depending on your preference. You can do the packing and just hire the movers to load/unload or you can hire the furniture mover to do both.
If you don’t mind spending money, there are some moving companies who would even arrange your things for you in your new place for an added fee.
Start the planning phase months before your planned move. Do your research and read reviews/customer feedbacks on the services of, at least, five different potential moving companies. Ask for an actual estimate for the cost of moving your possessions from current location to the new one, and factor in any additional costs that you might be charged with during the move itself.
Contact your chosen moving company and book their services early, especially if you are planning your move during the peak season (summer) or during weekends.
Don’t wait until it is too late to start the moving preparations, you never know what hurdles you might face while relocating.
Pack your valuables and essentials
If you decide to hire a moving company, don’t leave it to them to pack your mother’s jewelry or your father’s golf clubs. Pack and move those little items that you highly value along with a few essentials like toiletries, clothes, medications yourself.
For bigger items, make sure that those are covered with an insurance and a replacement protection value by your moving company in case something bad happens.
Moving out of your old home and into a new stead shouldn’t be a muddle of confusion and certainty for beginners. With enough planning and organization, moving will be an easy and calm affair.
Oscar Parelta, a sales agent and a family man, is constantly on the move because of his job. Because of this, he is a regular customer of mightymoving.ca. Edmonton movers. And because of his lifestyle, people regard him as the expert when it comes to moving.