By Julie DeLong, A-1 Freeman Moving Group
As we discussed in our blog earlier this month, a holiday move to Colorado Springs is usually hectic, challenging, and appear a little bit intimidating initially. Nevertheless, there may be a few benefits to selecting a holiday move when you play your cards right. There are some things you can do to make things easier on yourself and your family members, and that may perhaps make the move more pleasant than one at a different time of year - let's consider our 5 tips to making your move to Colorado Springs over the holidays as simple as it can be.
Seems like everyone has performed this year’s shopping online. Holiday and birthday presents for yourself and others appear on your doorstep, and it is wonderful - until you open them all up and have a pile of cardboard boxes 6 feet high to deal with.
Generally, you would recycle those cardboard boxes and purchase your moving boxes from the home improvement store or your professional moving company in Colorado Springs, but if you are moving over the holidays you'll be able to re-purpose those cartons as moving boxes to not only save some money, but to help lessen your carbon footprint!
Keep close track of the weather
Weather can be very unpredictable within the holiday season, wherever you call home. You'll want to keep close track of the weather channel as best you are able to, to organize properly for serious weather such as snow, wind, or lightning storms that make it challenging for even professional moving companies in Colorado Springs to perform their task well.
Donate mildly used items to reduce the amount of items you must move
Typically, we urge people to pare down the quantity of things they must move ahead of when it's time to go not only to cut costs, but to improve the moving process. Garage sales and estate sales are normal in the event the residents are moving, however choosing to donate your lightly used home furnishings (or smaller things such as clothing) that you no longer need or will not be taking with you is a great option to embody the Holiday spirit and also bless someone in need. Numerous donation facilities encourage donations usually around the holiday season; try to find one near you!
Integrate your holiday greeting card along with your life update
A lot of households mail Christmas cards out to relatives to wish them a Merry Christmas and update them on what is happening in everyday life. Undoubtedly, a change of residence will be contained in that update! Even so, many think that a reference to the move may be sufficient, and choose to send out another change of address notification to those people who need it. For anyone who is moving any other time of the year that strategy works, but you can kill two birds with one stone if you're moving over the holidays. Add your change of address announcement inside your holiday card (or inside the same envelope should you wish to keep them at least slightly separate) to save on postage and also time.
Employ a Professional Moving Company Now
Professional movers do take the option to grant their workers vacation time around the holidays, for them to spend time with their loved ones and get some well-deserved rest. Consequently, moving companies can be thinly staffed throughout the holidays and may have less availabilities for moving jobs. At the time you pick a date for your move, reserve your moving company in Colorado Springs ASAP so they can make sure to staff your move sufficiently beforehand.
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