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April 04, 2022

Tips for Your Next Long-Distance Move from A Reputable Moving Company in Colorado Springs

packing for a long-distance moveBy Julie DeLong, A-1 Freeman Moving Group 

Being professional movers in Colorado Springs, we know that moving long-distance across the country is rather chaotic, to put it mildly. For the good results of your next cross-country move to be guaranteed, the most suitable choice is for you to use a master schedule of what you'll complete every step of the way.

Luckily, there are various suggestions that makes your long-distance move a bit less demanding and less chaotic. They include:

1. Develop a moving schedule ASAP

You're going to move everything you own a good number of miles away. That sort of huge task requires a detailed plan! Jot down each moving-related task that must be accomplished and then arrange the duties in order of importance.

A moving checklist will help you manage your time and energy perfectly and ensure everything is in the perfect place prior to and following moving.

2. Lighten your load

With long-distance moves, the cost of your move is generally based on the weight of the things you would like moved. The more belongings you have, the more you find yourself paying. Therefore, it's smart to first go through your items and determine what to keep and what to get rid of.

Put items aside to sell or give away and dispose of items that are damaged or broken. By doing so, you can save time on packing along with money on travel-related materials.

3. Acquire various moving quotes from dependable moving companies

One of the recommended ways to move cross country is with a dependable moving company in Colorado Springs. Having said that, before you decide to work with a moving company in Colorado Springs, make sure to receive in-home estimations from multiple different companies to compare and contrast. A moving representative ought to visit your residence (or connect with you via video call) and conduct a visual survey of all the things you will be moving. This enables them to supply you with a detailed estimation for your move.

4. Be sure that your mover is adequately insured and licensed

It is extremely sad that in the current world, rogue movers are on the rise. In order to avoid falling into one of these moving scams, check if your professional mover in Colorado Springs is certified by looking them up in the FMCSA's database using their U.S. DOT number.

5. Update essential documents such as your license

Changing your address includes updating your information in several areas. This gets even more complex when making a long-distance move. You will need to update your driver's registration as well as license along with other necessary documents.

6. Packing

Packing is definitely an arduous job, particularly for a long-distance move. It is a demanding job that will demand careful planning, time, and lots of help, possibly from friends or family. If not completed appropriately, this is among the most critical areas in the moving process which might lead to a disaster.

The good thing is, employing professional movers in Colorado Springs to pack your things can reduce a great deal of pressure and provide you with a chance to focus on other things to do. Professional packing helps you to save additional time in addition to helps ensure the safe transport of your valuable things to your new house.

7. Chill out and take it easy

Moving your whole life is definitely both a process and a commitment. Consequently, the best thing to do during such times is to settle down. At the conclusion of the day, your things will be packed, and everything will arrive at your new residence. A go-with-the-flow mind state could also help you sleep well at night.

At A-1 Freeman Moving Group, we know that moving over several states is usually demanding. For that reason, we're focused on moving you without problems as well as safely across the country without having problems, no hassles, and no hang-ups. Give us a call now for more information and also to get started on your free estimate.


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The Mickelson Family
The Mickelson Family
Best. Move. Ever!
Very pleased with the overall respect and care the men gave to my possessions. Even mailing me very quickly the only thing lost in transit. Would recommend to anyone needing a long distant move.
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