Hacks for Making Moving to Colorado Springs Less Overwhelming

make moving less miserableBy Julie DeLong, A-1 Freeman Moving Group 

With over 4 decades in the moving business, we have talked to thousands of folks who are moving, and we have put together their favorite hacks which will make moving to Colorado Springs less mind-boggling. We understand that each and every move has its own set of challenges and difficulties, nevertheless we have come up with a list of accessories, tools and techniques which have made the process significantly less overwhelming.

As well as using the suggested things below, we have learned that adhering to a basic strategy is effective no matter where you are moving or what you are moving. To start with, sell or give away anything that is an inconvenience (or exceedingly expensive) to move, including home furniture or sizeable appliances. Everything you keep, pack with caution-it calls for time to obtain dependable and purposeful things. Moving is costly and also physically demanding, and we have all made use of whatever free or inexpensive materials function good for moving replaceable possessions, but safety measures for the personal belongings that matter calls for putting out some cash. And in case it is within your price range to do so, hiring professional movers in Colorado Springs is nearly always worth the price: Your back (and your friends) are going to thank you.

Have an abundance of permanent markers on hand

You'll want to label every carton, container, or bag so you know what is what during the move, and the most successful method to achieve that is to have ample permanent markers easily obtainable. They are inexpensive markers, so don't be hesitant to go bonkers. Have one or more for each and every person helping with the packing in addition to one per room in your home. By doing this nobody is inclined to “label it later” or perhaps to label not enough of the boxes’ sides in order to save ink, and you are more likely to have big, legible labels which say “hand towels, bath things, toiletries”-or at the very least “bathroom”-as opposed to a stack of unknown cartons to decipher when you arrive at your new house in Colorado Springs.

Close boxes more rapidly with a tape gun

Look for a great tape gun for more productive, heavy-duty packing and moving.

And speaking of tape.....don't get the cheap stuff

Get hold of top quality packing tape. Here's what one particular patron reported soon after purchasing inexpensive tape, "It was a complete freaking nightmare. The tape was cheap and would continuously rip down the middle, so I spent more time searching for the leading edge of the tape than I did packing."

Start keeping your egg cartons now

Pack jewelry and additional little items into empty egg cartons, so it does not get tangled. Simply tape it shut once you're done and try to ensure that it stays upright throughout the move.

Color code your boxes

Make use of colored duct tape to keep your cartons organized. Specify a different color for every room, and don't forget to create a key that you can put up at your destination so that the movers understand which area the container belongs to!

Take advantage of your smartphone

Snap a photograph of the back of your television and other electronics. This way, you understand exactly which cords go where when you're setting up in the new place!

Give liquids a wrap

To prevent spillage mid-move, uncap all household liquids - everything from toiletries to cleaning products - next cover up the top by using clear plastic wrap, and securely reseal the cap. And, make sure to talk to your movers about what fluids may move on the moving van and which ones you will want to transport yourself.

Corral wires utilizing toilet paper rolls

One method to lessen the disorderly mess of extension cords is to wind each and every cord up in a 6-inch coil, and insert each into its individual toilet paper roll. You will have lots more room in the box, without any snarled mess to unpack later. Just remember to clearly label the box!

Think ahead

Place crucial gadgets (such as your coffee maker) in a laundry basket so you can put them on your counter without delay in your new place in Colorado Springs.

Unbox with a box cutter and also gloves

Packing is just fifty percent of the task-at the other end of the road, you will be unpacking all of your belongings. A quality box cutter, also known as utility knife, makes cutting open and breaking down a large number of boxes much faster and simpler. And a pair of light-weight work gloves is going to safeguard your hands from the chafing, drying impact of coming in contact with all that cardboard; gloves composed of breathable cloth, with grippy, rubbery fingers and palms, are most suitable.

For some more ideas on how to organize an interstate move, click HERE to check out a post from our friends at Apartment List. 

And when all of the moving activities are all finished.....take a deep breath and permit yourself a bit of "me time". Watch a movie, order some pizza, or do what you need to relax following a extended day of hard work.

Ready to discover how a professional mover can help make moving to Colorado Springs less overwhelming? Call A-1 Freeman Moving Group today!!


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