Tulsa and Oklahoma City Moving Blog - Tips, Tricks, and Insider Info
December 28, 2022

Moving Day Will Be Here Soon!

By Julie DeLong, Oil Capitol Relocation 

Planning for a moveWhat is that saying about time flying when you are having fun? Well, we aren’t certain if moving always counts as “fun”, but the time prior to moving day definitely does seem to pass quickly. So, moving day is merely a week away and you still have loose ends to tie up. Quite possibly, you have been readying for moving day for the last couple months and only require a few tips regarding what you should be getting done the final week before your move. If so, read on …

1) Unplug

Currently is the time to think about each of the appliances which will be moving along with you. Your fridge and also freezer could require enough time to defrost before your move, so you may want to go on and empty them out as well as unplug them. A few washers and dryers may simply be unplugged and then moved, however others might require a professional to unhook the gas line as well as other arrangements for transport. Consult your moving company in Tulsa and Oklahoma City regarding the simplest means to move these items. Additionally, give some thought regarding how you could be transporting your television and various electronics and plan accordingly.

2) Finish Packing

If the professional movers in Tulsa and Oklahoma City will be packing for you, it is okay to disregard this tip, however if you are packing by yourself, continue reading. At this point, you probably have packed up all your non-essential belongings. Presently is the time to get packing on a lot of the more essential things. Make sure to rummage through each closet and cabinet to be sure that you aren’t forgetting anything. Now is also a good time to double check the attic, basement, garage and also shed. Any power tools need to be drained of fuel, because your moving company in Tulsa and Oklahoma City likely can’t transport them otherwise.

3) Assemble an Essentials Box

Post a long day or perhaps few days of moving, the last thing you are going to want to do is rummage through boxes to discover things which you need for your initial night in your new home. Put together an essentials box which incorporates items such as toiletries, clean sheets, bath towels, kitchen essentials, toilet paper, basic cleaning supplies, and so on.

You should additionally pack up a separate box or bag which includes items that you could need directly up until moving day. This box or bag may contain stuff like medicines, change of clothes, snacks for the trip, and so on.

4) Call Your Utility Providers

Right now should an excellent time to contact your utility providers to inform them of your upcoming move. Should you be moving close by, you might be able to merely switch your service from your old home to your new residence. Yet, if your move is not local, you will need to find out from your providers exactly what you should do to cancel your service. You don’t want to be billed for utility usage at your previous residence once you are no longer living there.

5) Check In with Your Movers

You should have previously selected a moving company in Tulsa and Oklahoma City and planned moving day, but presently is a perfect time to call your mover and check if everything is ready on their end. Check to see if they require any new or additional specifics from you, and you will want to ask them all final questions that are on your mind. If anything has changed on the stuff which you are planning to move, now will be a teriffic time to alert your moving company in Tulsa and Oklahoma City regarding those items. The last thing anyone wants is surprises on moving day!

In the event you possess any questions on the things you should or shouldn’t be doing prior to moving day, Oil Capitol Relocation in Tulsa and Oklahoma City is happy to assist. Give us a call today!!


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