How to Stay Organized During Your Move to Colorado Springs

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

The move from your old residence to your new one may turn out to be time-consuming, difficult, and demanding. This is especially valid for those who have trouble being organized over the relocation process. When your life is in disarray, it may be easy to let tasks to "slip through the cracks," and find yourself feeling more anxious than you need to be.
 

Many people have discovered that employing a professional moving company in Colorado Springs has helped them to be organized during a move and made their relocation much easier to handle. But that's not all that you can do to keep organized on your move. Here are some more strategies that will help.

Establish Your Schedule

From the first day you begin packing your items to the final time you say good-bye to the old place, it is advisable to have the essential dates in the moving process set as early as possible. You may need approximately six weeks or even more to plan out your move, pack your things, line up transportation, as well as coordinate storage (if necessary).

Many people find it handy to develop a "master schedule" of the move - and allow themselves a little bit of cushion in the event they experience a setback. The schedule needs to include a timeline of key milestones over the move, deadlines, and possibly a list of jobs to assign to family members.

Come up with To-Do Lists

A precise to-do list is usually a powerful thing. Not merely will day-to-day and weekly to-do lists help keep your move on track, but they are usually wonderful stress management tools. The truth is, most people notice a to-do list has a calming impact on them.

Some think it's beneficial to generate smaller to-do lists as opposed to one large one for the complete move. For example, one of your weekly items could be to pack your bedroom, and then you can break down that task into smaller daily tasks (pack jewelry, pack office/printer supplies, pack garments, and so forth.).

Allocate Jobs to Different Family Members

Moving ought to be a household venture. Be certain that every member of the family understands what they will need to complete to make your relocation successful. As an illustration, extenuating situations notwithstanding, each person in your home should be capable of pack most of the items in his or her own bedroom. You might also opt to delegate cleaning tasks once the packing has been completed.

If everybody's on the same page, your move will go far more smoothly.

Follow your Due dates

The very last thing you would like when moving is trying to frantically pack and load each valuable you've got with merely a few hours left to spare. The best way to avoid this type of unorganized chaos is to adhere to each timeline you set for yourself to the extent attainable.

For instance, determine due dates to complete the packing of each of your rooms. Determine a due date to reserve the professional moving company in Colorado Springs to come and load your items, or to rent a moving truck. You should also want to establish deadlines for essential actions both before and after your move, like discontinuing your power as well as the internet service at the old residence in addition to setting them up at your new home.

Staying with the smaller deadlines as you go along will certainly lessen a lot of the anxiety related to moving and help keep everything organized.

Treat Yourself!

Last but not least, be sure to get a reward or maybe two as you make progress on the way to your goal. Maybe you can treat your family to an evening out after checking off a significant item on the to-do list, or simply take an occasional night off from moving prep. Whatever the scenario may be, rewarding yourself now and again can continue to keep you encouraged and focused.

If you happen to feel stressed out throughout the moving process, and want some assistance staying organized, don't hesitate to contact the A-1 Freeman Moving Group team of professional movers in Colorado Springs today! We're able to help pick up the slack and make your move less stressful overall.

 

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