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March 31, 2023

Be Organized During Your Move

staying organized while movingBy Julie DeLong, A-1 Freeman Moving Group 

The move from your old residence to your new one can be tiring, difficult, and also stressful. This is very spot on when you have a difficult time being organized throughout the moving process. When your life is in chaos, it can be easy to allow things to "slip through the cracks," and wind up feeling more apprehensive than you should be.

Lots of people have discovered that working with a professional moving company in Colorado Springs has allowed them to stay organized over the timeframe of the move as well as made their relocation a lot easier to manage. But that is not everything you can do to be organized throughout your move. Here are a few additional tips which might help.

Set Your Dates

From the initial day you commence packing your things to the final time you wave good-bye to your old abode, it's vital to have the important dates in your relocation process set as early as possible. You could require six weeks or more to plan out your move, pack your possessions, line up a moving company in Colorado Springs, and figure out storage (when needed).

A lot of folks have found it sensible to plot out a "master schedule" of their relocation — and allow themselves a little cushion in case they encounter a setback. Your schedule will have a timeline of important events throughout the move, deadlines, as well as a list of jobs to give out to family members.

Put Together To-Do Lists

A detailed to-do list will be a great tool. Not only can daily as well as weekly to-do lists keep your move on schedule, but they could additionally be wonderful stress management tools. Actually, lots of people discover a to-do list has a soothing effect on them.

You may find it helpful to create shorter to-do lists in lieu of one big one for the complete relocation. For instance, one of your weekly jobs may be to pack your bedroom, and then you might split that task into smaller daily chores (pack jewelry, pack office/printer supplies, pack clothes, and so forth).

Assign Chores to Different Family Members

Moving needs to be a family project. Make certain that every family member realizes what their part is to make your move a success. For instance, extenuating circumstances excluded, every person in your household should be able to pack most of the things in his or her own bedroom. You might also decide to assign cleaning tasks once the packing has been done.

When everyone is on the same page, your move should go much more calmly.

Stay with Your Deadlines

The last thing you wish for when moving is trying to crazily pack and load every item you have with only a few hours left to spare. The way to sidestep such a jumbled mess should be to stick to each deadline you created for yourself to the best of your ability.

For example, create deadlines to finish packing each of your rooms. Create a deadline to find the professional moving company in Colorado Springs to come and load your stuff, or to rent a moving truck. You should also create deadlines for critical actions prior to and after your move, like discontinuing your electric and also the other utilities at the old house and getting them taken care of at your new residence.

Reward Yourself!

And, remember to permit yourself a reward or two as you make progress on the road to your goal. Maybe you can treat everyone to a movie after completing a major job on your to-do list, or even merely take an occasional night off from moving prep. However you proceed, rewarding yourself here and there will keep you motivated as well as focused.

Should you ever are overwhelmed over the moving process, and need a bit of help to stay organized, do not hesitate to reach out to the A-1 Freeman team of professional movers in Colorado Springs! We will help make your move less chaotic across the board.


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