Considerations for Moving in the Summer

moving to a new homeBy Julie DeLong, A-1 Freeman Moving Group 

Regardless of what time of year, moving is chaotic. Yet moving to Colorado Springs in the summer can come with distinctive factors and obstacles. Ensure you are prepared for a summer move and the many challenges that come with it by reading on…
 

Attempt to Enjoy the Summer

The summertime is the perfect time to be out in the open, relishing the weather and the numerous summertime activities. The last place many people wish to be on a enjoyable summertime evening is indoors packing their belongings for an impending move. Consequently, take some time now to create a schedule which includes time for both packing and also summer activities. By balancing your moving chores with some exciting summertime functions, you will still get to enjoy the season. And, if you have youngsters, try to involve them in activities in both your new and old place, especially if you are moving halfway through the summer months.

In case you are moving a long distance, make an effort to time the move to be able to allow you to have some good times along the way. After the professional movers in Colorado Springs have packed up your old home and are heading to your new residence along with your things, make time to play vacationer, if the delivery schedule permits it. You could have time for an entire family vacation or a minimum of a few excursions on the way, but in any event, you'll have a pleasant break before needing to stress about unpacking and settling into your new residence and town.

Think Ahead & Have a Contingency Plan

Summertime is peak moving time, particularly for long-distance moves, therefore don’t delay in contacting a professional mover in Colorado Springs. The further out you schedule, the greater your chances will be to get the dates that you would like. And understand that a last-minute change on your end, like a change in the closing date on your new house, could cause a big delay, since the moving company in Colorado Springs will have to reschedule their entire plan to support your new dates. Consequently, you could find yourself being forced to wait for a truck and driver to be available.

Creating a contingency plan is advisable. Moving during peak season means that almost all trucks are frequently at capacity. Whilst moving companies try everything that they can to ensure schedules are fulfilled, sometimes delays can take place. Be sure that things that you can’t do without, such as medications and your many chargers, are with you and not packed up away in the moving van. Possibly bring a couple of extra sets of clothes with you, just in case, and be ready to go out to a dollar store and get some inexpensive plates and utensils, when necessary.

Sure, It’s Sizzling

Moving in the summer is likely to be hot. Be sure that the items that you're sending on the moving truck can tolerate the temperature for the length of time that it will take to get the belongings from your old home to the new home. Anything that may melt, including candles or records, really should go in your air-conditioned car or truck. Also, it’s a bad idea to send anything that is damp in the moving truck. These items can mold and create a health risk.

Last but not least, it’s necessary to look after yourself and your family members if moving in the summer months. Keep hydrated through taking numerous water breaks and wear sunscreen or stay out of the sunlight as much as possible. The last thing that you need is to need to take a trip to the local ER because you got overheated when moving your items in the scorching sun.

However, fear not, even though a summer move can be challenging, you'll eventually get all unpacked in your new home. Take the time to relish various summer adventures and check out your new city and before you know it, fall will be settling in.

If you are ready to move, A-1 Freeman Moving Group in Colorado Springs would love to help. Get in touch with us today!

 

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