Staying Cool During a Summer Move to Colorado Springs

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

This is a fun truth should you be moving this summer--close to 80% of moves in the US take place in July and August. The youngsters are out of school, as well as for quite a few households, it is simply better to pack up and go when school's not in session. And even though it will be hot, you will have a a lot better likelihood of the weather being a non-issue through the summer time. You can remain cool, both physically and mentally, by making use of these straightforward tips for a summer move to Colorado Springs.


Arrange Your Mover Promptly

That 80% number? They all require moving trucks, and most of them have to have a minimum of a standard crew. It is never too soon to start considering the logistics of your move--full service moving company in Colorado Springs, DIY, or someplace in between? Go ahead and begin contacting professional moving companies about dates as well as quotes and decide at the earliest opportunity to be sure you will be on their schedule.

If you wait too long to engage a professional moving company--one that is accredited with the NTSB, holds full insurance on gear along with employees, and provides an entire choice of services--you could end up using a lower-end organization that doesn't have the expert designations and experience to do the job.

Arrange Your Friends Promptly, also

Your friends will probably ask if they can supply you with a hand with your packing. You'll want to take them up on the offer--it can be an excellent hangout time, and in case you are taking apart an home entertainment system or possibly a playset, a lot of hands tend to be a necessity. Remember that it's summer for everyone and get on their calendars a few weeks out. This is especially important in case your move is a DIY, figure out your dates to pack and load well in advance.

Transport Sensitive Belongings in Your Automobile

Professional moving companies in Colorado Springs will wrap and secure delicate and valuable belongings to make sure they may transport securely to your new house. They understand the most suitable packing material for a specific treasure and they are specialists in filling and balancing boxes. Therefore, it's not necessary to be worried about fine art, crystal, or china not making the trip.

Electronics, on the other hand, tend to be a totally different monster. The components in TVs, computer systems, speakers, consoles, and so on are particularly vulnerable to humidity and temperature and have to travel with you, inside an air-conditioned car. Your mover company will assist you to package your devices to make sure they are insulated against bumps and bruises, but the majority may recommend you place them in the automobile for transport.

Prescribed medicines also should travel together with you. Put the medications you need on the road in pill keepers and toss the rest of it inside a baggie and set it in a tote you will keep in the air-conditioned vehicle.

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Organize an Early Day

Try to schedule the hard tasks early in the morning. The humidity levels vary depending on whatever section of the country you are in, however the most severe heat typically strikes close to 3 in the afternoon. When you can have trucks loaded close to 3 then everybody can get more comfortable in an AC equipped vehicle. In case your move is a DIY, get the moving truck in the afternoon and load as much as you can before it becomes too dark, then finish up the next morning.

It is Like a Trip to the Ocean. Kind Of.

Pack a bag with sun block, hats, pest spray, extra t-shirts, and shades to protect you from the burning rays of the summer time sun. Reapply sunscreen as instructed, and replace tees when they are drenched and gross.

Stay hydrated. And then hydrate more. Get cases of water bottles and keep them in a cooler where everyone has access and provide them to the moving company crew. They will usually provide their own, however on a very warm day more will almost always be encouraged. Save the beer for whenever you're unpacked and hydrated--alcohol, physical exertion, and a scorching day can be a formula for a heat stroke.

Board Your Domestic Pets

Domestic pets will need relief from high temperature along with stress, consequently board them for moving day so they're more at ease. Pick them up on the road out; remember to make room in the car for Fido.


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