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March 10, 2019

6 Ways that Smart Phones Have Made Moving to Colorado Springs a Thousand Times Simpler

Using Smartphone for MovingBy Julie DeLong, A-1 Freeman Moving Group 

Moving to Colorado Springs used to include far more uncertainty and -- let's not pretend -- extended monotonous hours than it may today. Contemplate moving in a decade as recent as the 90s. Simple internet, no cell phones. You needed to search for moving companies via the yellow pages and guess which one was the most suitable. Selecting a eating place on moving night involved a collection of compiled takeout menus or even driving around to find out what was available. And during your long-distance moving journey? No smartphone to check in, book hotels, or enjoy podcasts with.

As beneficial as cell phones ended up being, the evolution of smartphones really has made the whole moving process a thousand times better. Let us take a brief look at all of the ways a "simple" smartphone may be used to make your move to Colorado Springs easier, less hazardous, and more gratifying all in one small plastic case.

Looking into the Move

Thousands of people check out residences on their smartphones well before they really launch the moving process. And if you have a new residence decided on, you will probably use your phone to investigate professional moving companies, packing strategies, and purchase supplies online. Your mobile phone could also be used to locate charitable organizations and pick-up services to manage your donations as well as trash you're going to be leaving behind.

Navigating the Road Trip

Subsequently, you might naturally want to identify your route to Colorado Springs. A smartphone with built-in GPS is the ideal dashboard navigation in case your vehicle does not have one included. You simply need a magnetic or clamping dash mount plus a steady source of power to your mobile phone. Running Google Maps or a similar program, it's easy to direct yourself correctly along known roadways the entire way from your previous residence to the new one without a chance of losing your way.

Locating Stops During the Trip

Needless to say, your phone is great for more than just a map and route. You can utilize innovative applications to locate dining places, hotels, and fun spots to stop along the way. And the course updates in the event you move off-course or choose to include a detour, which can be incredibly useful in comparison to paper road maps or old-fashioned printed out MapQuest directions.

Keeping in Contact with Your Movers

While you are traveling to your new home, so are your professional movers. And there are a lot of scenarios that you ought to convey messages one direction or another. If you're detained on the way, you may need to inform your movers of that delay. Furthermore, they may need to call you in the event that there's a bump, rain, or holdup on their journey.

A smartphone allows you and the moving company to remain connected as well as organize your arrivals even if both parties are individually out on the road.

Resolving Emergencies

And then, at times, there are roadside problems. If you get a flat tire, observe an automobile accident, or get caught in a natural disaster throughout your journey; that phone is your lifeline. With a smartphone, it is possible to call AAA, 911, or perhaps your mother depending on what type of catastrophe happens.

You can also promptly find yourself a hotel room, request a mechanic to get and fix your automobile, and get back on the road just by walking to the nearest McDonalds and using the free of charge WIFI. And that is probably the most sensible thing of all about moving with the power of a smartphone.

Activities on Bare House Day

However your experience is not over when you arrive to your new residence. Frequently, the person moving gets to the house ahead of the moving truck arrives. Thus, you may find yourself with some hours in an vacant house with not much to unpack and no one to see. But that's ok, because you have a smartphone.

Modern streaming apps make it possible to entertain yourself for countless hours with not a thing but a smallish to medium-sized mobile phone. In case you brought a tablet or notebook computer along with you on the move, all the better. With virtually any smart phone, you can transform monotonous Vacant Home Day into a day of rest and amusement. Watching movies, playing games, or having a big-empty-floor boogie celebration while you have the best opportunity.

Phoning for First-Night Takeout

And finally, there is the dilemma of what you are going to eat on that initial night. Whether you are in an echoing vacant house or perhaps surrounded by packed cartons, most likely you aren't in the mood to cook. Before smartphones, you might have to drive all over to find out what is available. Currently, it's easy to search for close by eating places that deliver and have a yummy meal get there hot to your new doorstep inside of an hour.


Moving to Colorado Springs might be stress filled typically, yet your upcoming move doesn't have to be all that problematic. With preparing, a cool head, and a smartphone at your fingertips you can take on the world.


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The Mickelson Family
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