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December 28, 2022

Moving Day Will Be Here Soon!

By Julie DeLong, A-1 Freeman Moving Group 

Planning for a moveWhat is that saying about time flying when you are having fun? Well, we aren’t sure if moving always counts as “fun”, but the time before moving day sure does seem to disappear quickly. So, moving day is only a week away and you probably have a bunch of items still to do. Hopefully, you have been readying for moving day for the last few months and just will need a couple tips regarding what you should be getting done the last week ahead of your move. If so, read on …

1) Unplug

Now is the time to think about all the appliances which will be moving along with you. Your fridge and also freezer shall require ample time to defrost prior to your move, so you might want to go on and clean them out and also unplug them. Some washers and dryers can easily be unplugged and then transported, while others could require a professional to unhook the gas line as well as other details for transport. Talk to your moving company in Colorado Springs regarding the best way to move these particular items. Also, think about how you could be packing your flat screen TV and various electronics and plan accordingly.

2) Finish Packing

If the professional movers in Colorado Springs are packing for you, feel free to disregard this tip, however if you are packing for yourself, continue reading. Currently, you probably have packed up all your non-essential items. Now is the time to get moving on some of the more essential belongings. Make sure to rummage through each closet and cabinet to be sure that you aren’t forgetting anything. Presently is also an acceptable time to confirm the attic, basement, garage as well as shed. Any power tools need to be devoid of gasoline, as your moving company in Colorado Springs probably can’t move them otherwise.

3) Compile an Essentials Box

Post a long day or perhaps couple of days of moving, the last thing you are going to want to do is rummage through cartons to uncover belongings that are required for your first night in your new house. Compile a necessities box which contains things like toiletries, clean sheets, bath towels, kitchen essentials, toilet paper, basic cleaning supplies, and so forth.

You ought to also pack up a separate box or bag which includes stuff which you might require directly up until moving day. This box or bag can have items like medicines, change of clothes, snacks for the trip, and so on.

4) Call Your Utility Providers

Right now should an excellent time to contact your utility providers to alert them of your future move. If you are moving nearby, you may be able to just transfer your service from your old home to your new home. However, in the event your move is not local, you should find out from your providers what you should do to cancel the service. You don’t want to be charged for utility usage at your old house once you are no longer living there.

5) Verify with Your Movers

You should have previously picked a moving company in Colorado Springs and planned moving day, but presently is a good time to call your mover and check if everything is ready on their end. Verify if they require any new or supplemental specifics from you, and you can ask them any burning questions that are on your brain. Should anything have changed on the items that you are planning to move, presently will be a teriffic time to inform your moving company in Colorado Springs about those things. The last thing anyone wants is surprises on moving day!

If you possess any questions on what you should or shouldn’t be doing prior to moving day, A-1 Freeman Moving Group in Colorado Springs is happy to help. Contact us today!!


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