Five Millennial-Friendly Moving Tips

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

Indeed, you are genuinely adulting now--managing your 1st move with no benefits of parent castoffs or funds. The initial thing you might have figured out regarding picking up sticks and relocating could be that the bills add up quickly. The second thing is that it's going to take mad organizational capabilities to move the things you have from origin to destination without mistaking your X-Box box for your Ninja box.
 

Make Use of Your Tech for Good

You'll find lots of apps that will help you coordinate a move--they will track everything from your packing (save photographs of what you put in every carton) to setting up utilities (big life skill) to finding a moving company in Colorado Springs. You might share the info with roommates or family members so everybody is certainly informed.

Low-Tech Still Rules for Moving

All the fantastic apps globally cannot replace old-fashioned cartons and packing tape. Here's a moving hint that you will utilize for the remainder of your life--buy small cartons. For sure, you will get much more stuff in a sizeable carton, but they get overweight very quickly. Lots of small boxes will be more beneficial rather than a few giant ones.

So, you will want cardboard boxes, tape (spring for the tape gun), plenty of newsprint or bubble wrap for cushioning, and markers. When you are really prepared, feel free to use color coded markers on your boxes, but the majority of people are pleased with a black wide-tip Sharpie.

One large box that's worth purchasing is a wardrobe box--a heavy-duty carton which has a metal hanging bar over the top. You are able to put your hanging garments in this carton without having to be worried about wrinkles and dry cleaning whenever you unpack.

Allow Yourself Enough time

Recall when you were attending college and could pack up and proceed to a different apartment (or room in the frat house) during a part of a day? Forget about that. Now you've got home furnishings, electronics, paddle boards, and all the things which you always keep in your parent's basement. Not to mention your t-shirt collection. Have a couple of weeks at least to pack up for your move--the further you are going, the more amount of time you'll need.

A fantastic rule of thumb is a few days per room--you might pack up a studio apartment a lot quicker than you can a two-bedroom rental. Chuck everything you do not use or will not need--donate it, give it away or throw it out.

Realize Your Limits

Sure, you're youthful and ready to undertake life, nevertheless you may still need professional movers, particularly if you have things like a motorcycle or perhaps a golf cart. If you are moving a lengthy distance and flying to your new home, you will also need to transport your car. Professional movers in Colorado Springs can pack and move ALL your belongings for you, and you won't have to concern yourself with it not arriving there whole.

If it's at all in the finances, seriously consider hiring a professional moving company in Colorado Springs for your move. If you are moving for employment, your relocation package perhaps includes this bonus, so definitely take advantage of it.

Take a Selfie

Nothing is truly legitimate until it's a story on social media, so be sure to take a picture as soon as you're in your new home. As a professional mover in Colorado Springs, we're here to do the tough work for you and can also join you in the selfie, if you’d like. Give us a call for details on our services, selfies are free.

 

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