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May 08, 2021

Moving is a Lot of Work

To Do List for MovingBy Julie DeLong, Oil Capitol Relocation 

Unless you do away with everything that you have and start fresh at your new house, moving entails an enormous amount of work. Any time you ascertain you should move, there are plenty of jobs to make sure your move goes as smoothly as can be. You need to tackle budgeting, residence hunting, selecting a moving company in Tulsa and Oklahoma City, packing, notifying everyone you know, transferring or setting up utilities, unpacking, locating new doctors, signing up the children for school a whole bunch more. With all that needs to get completed in a set amount of time, it would be more shocking if moving wasn't a great deal of work. However, at times, we make moving more difficult and time consuming than it needs to be. So, today we're here to concentrate on ways that we tend to make moving much more work than it ought to be.

Inadequate Planning

Develop a complete plan for your move, one that breaks out everything you need to do and include a timetable with deadlines. Make certain and assign someone to every activity.


Why pack your stuff now when you can delay until tomorrow, right? Wrong! When you find yourself continually putting things off, you might be in for an ugly moving day. Whether it's contacting professional movers in Tulsa and Oklahoma City or maybe purging your belongings, procrastination can result in slowdowns as well as additional costs. Never delay items on your to-do list. Establish your moving timeline and after that stick to it.

Moving Too Much

Let’s be realistic, most people have a lot of stuff in their houses that they don’t need. And, when it’s time to pack up and move, if you simply believe that everything needs to move together with you, your move is going to cost more and take more time. Prior to when you start packing, spend some time to sort through your stuff. Don’t consider moving things that are broken, that you simply won’t make use of and that you simply don’t want. It’s also a good idea to assess hefty things, as they could cost more to move than they are worth, plus they could be difficult to locate a spot for them in your new house.

Missing Packing Deadlines

The movers are arriving in the morning. Your stuff isn’t even close to being packed up yet, and that means you rush around like a loony person and cram stuff into whatever cartons you can locate. Substandard packing causes it to be more likely that items will break in transit. Poor labeling causes it to be harder to seek out things whenever you are unpacking. When you don’t get all the things packed up before the professional movers arrive, you run the chance of needing to pack as the movers are loading the moving van. Or worse, the movers might quit for the day and ask you to call your customer support coordinator to reschedule your moving day. Do not delay. Commence packing far ahead of time of your move date.

Doing Too Much Yourself

There is a time where moving can become a lot for one individual. Hiring professional movers in Tulsa and Oklahoma City and having the moving company in Tulsa and Oklahoma City pack your items are generally apparent things to do to lighten the burden. However there are additional methods for getting help. You might ask friends to help you to have a garage sale or to watch your children or pets when you are packing. Additionally, various charitable groups will come and pick up your contributions, which could save you a trip to the drop off place. You might hire a housecleaning service to address your old residence when you vacate and to also clean your new home prior to move in. And lastly, ensure that the whole family is assisting with moving associated chores. Even the younger children may be allocated age-appropriate tasks.

At some point throughout the moving process, it is not uncommon to ask yourself, “Why is this so much work?”. Although, for those who avoid the downfalls outlined above, hopefully your move will all fall into place.

If you are ready to move, Oil Capitol Relocation in Tulsa and Oklahoma City would love to help. Contact us today!!


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The Mickelson Family
The Mickelson Family
Best. Move. Ever!
Very pleased with the overall respect and care the men gave to my possessions. Even mailing me very quickly the only thing lost in transit. Would recommend to anyone needing a long distant move.
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