5 Tips for Moving to Colorado Springs over the Holidays

Moving over the holidaysBy Julie DeLong, A-1 Freeman Moving Group 

As we discussed in our blog post earlier this month, a holiday move to Colorado Springs can be anxious, difficult, and seem a bit scary at first glance. Even so, there might be a handful of pros to selecting a holiday move when you play your cards right. There are particular things you can do to make things easier on yourself and your household, and which will possibly make the move more enjoyable than one at a different time of year - take a look at our 5 tips to making your move to Colorado Springs over the holidays as easy as is possible.

Reuse boxes

It seems like everyone has performed this year’s shopping online. Holiday and birthday presents for yourself and other folks appear on your doorstep, and it's great - until you open them all up and have a heap of boxes 5 feet high to deal with.

Normally, you would recycle those cardboard boxes and buy your moving boxes from a hardware store or perhaps your professional moving company in Colorado Springs, but if you are moving over the holidays you'll be able to re-purpose the boxes as moving boxes to not only save cash, but to help lessen your carbon footprint!

Monitor the weather conditions

Weather conditions can be quite fickle in the holiday season, regardless of where you reside. Be sure to keep close track of the weather channel as best you are able to, to plan properly for significant weather including snow, blowing wind, or lightning storms which make it challenging for even professional moving companies in Colorado Springs to perform the job well.

Give away mildly used items to reduce the number of belongings you must move

Typically, we urge people to pare down the number of items they must move in advance of when it is time to go not just to cut costs, but to streamline the moving process. Yard sales as well as estate sales are normal in the event the residents are moving, however choosing to donate your gently used furniture (or smaller items like clothes) that you no longer need or won't be taking with you is a great approach to embody the Holiday spirit and also bless someone in need. Many donation centers encourage donations usually around the holiday season; search for one close to you!

Include your holiday greeting card along with your life update

A lot of households send holiday cards to friends and family to wish them a Merry Christmas and update them on what is taking place in their lives. Undoubtedly, a change of residence is going to be included in that update! However, many feel that a reference to the move will probably be adequate, and choose to send out a separate change of address notification to those who need to have it. For anyone who is moving any other time that system is effective, nevertheless you can kill two birds with one stone if you are moving around the holidays. Add your change of address announcement with your holiday card (or inside the same envelope if you want to maintain them at least a bit separate) to reduce postage and also time.

Hire a Professional Moving Company Now

Professional movers do take the option to give their workers vacation time over the holidays, to allow them to spend time with their families and get some well-deserved rest. Therefore, moving companies are typically thinly staffed throughout the holidays and might have less availabilities for moving jobs. At the time you pick a date for your move, book your moving company in Colorado Springs ASAP to allow them to be sure to staff your move sufficiently ahead of time.


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