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, complicated, and demanding. This is especially valid for those who have trouble being organized over the moving 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 found that employing a professional moving company in Colorado Springs has made it easier for them to be organized throughout a move and made their relocation much easier to handle. But that's not all you can do to keep organized during your move. Here are a few more strategies that will help.

Set Your Dates

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

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 can be a powerful thing. Not merely will daily and weekly to-do lists help keep your move on track, but they are usually fantastic stress management tools. The truth is, most people notice a to-do list has a soothing impact on them.

You may find it beneficial to create smaller to-do lists as opposed to one large one for the complete move. For instance, one of your weekly items could be to pack your bedroom, and then you can divide that task into smaller daily jobs (pack jewelry, pack office/printer supplies, pack garments, and so forth.).

Allocate Tasks 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 do to make your relocation successful. As an illustration, extenuating situations notwithstanding, each person in your household should be able to pack most of the items in his or her own bedroom. You might also opt to delegate cleaning duties once the packing has been done.

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 have with merely a few hours left to spare. The way to steer clear of such a disorganized chaos is to adhere to each timeline you set for yourself to the extent attainable.

For instance, determine due dates to accomplish 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 stuff, 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 house.

Staying with the smaller deadlines during this process will lessen a lot of the stress associated with moving and help keep everything organized.

Reward Yourself!

Last but not least, don't forget to get a reward or maybe two as you make progress on the way to your goal. Maybe you may treat your family to an evening out after checking off a major item on the to-do list, or simply take an occasional evening off from moving prep. Whatever the scenario might be, rewarding yourself once in a while can continue to keep you encouraged and focused.

If you happen to feel stressed out throughout the moving process, and want some help staying organized, please 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 across the board.

 

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