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March 31, 2023

Keep Organized During Your Move

staying organized while movingBy Julie DeLong, Oil Capitol Relocation 

The move from your old residence to your new one might be time-consuming, difficult, and stressful. This is especially valid in the event you have a hard time being organized throughout the moving process. When your life is in chaos, it can be easy to let a few things "slip through the cracks," and wind up finding yourself more nervous than you ought to be.

Lots of folks have discovered that employing a professional moving company in Tulsa and Oklahoma City has allowed them to stay sane during a move and also made their relocation a lot simpler to manage. But that's not all you can do to keep organized over your move. Here are a couple more suggestions that might help.

Set Your Dates

From the initial day you commence packing your stuff to the final time you depart from to your old abode, it will be important to have the milestone dates in the moving process worked out as early as you can. You might require six weeks or more to plan out your move, pack your things, find a moving company in Tulsa and Oklahoma City, and figure out storage (when needed).

Many folks find it sensible to make a "master schedule" of their move — and leave themselves a little wiggle room in case they encounter a speed bump. Your schedule will include a timeline of important events over the move, deadlines, as well as a list of jobs to assign out to family members.

Create To-Do Lists

A comprehensive to-do list can be a great tool. Not only will daily and weekly to-do lists keep your move going in the right direction, but they can also be excellent stress management tools. Truth be told, lots of people discover a to-do list has a calming effect on them.

You could find it helpful to put together smaller to-do lists instead of one big one for the entire move. For example, one of your weekly items could be to pack your bedroom, and further you can split that task into simpler daily jobs (pack jewelry, pack office/printer supplies, pack clothes, and so forth).

Assign Jobs to Different Family Members

Moving will be a family project. Make certain that every family member understands what their part is to make your move go smoothly. For example, extenuating circumstances notwithstanding, every person in your house might be able to pack the majority of the belongings in his or her own bedroom. You might also decide to assign cleaning tasks once the packing is done.

If everybody is on the same page, your relocation will proceed much more efficiently.

Stick to Your Deadlines

The last thing you wish for when moving will be attempting to hastily pack and load every valuable you have with only a couple of minutes left to spare. The way to sidestep such a disorganized mess should be to stay to every deadline you set for yourself to the best you can.

For instance, create deadlines to finish packing each of the rooms. Create a deadline to schedule the professional moving company in Tulsa and Oklahoma City to come and load your stuff, or to rent a moving truck. You will also set up deadlines for important actions in advance and after your move, like discontinuing your electric as well as the other utilities at the old house and getting them set up at your new house.

Reward Yourself!

Finally, don't forget to allow yourself a reward or two as you are making steps in the direction of your goal. Perhaps you could treat your family to a movie after accomplishing a major item on the to-do list, or perhaps just take an occasional night off from moving prep. Whatever the case may be, rewarding yourself here and there should keep you motivated as well as focused.

Should you ever are feeling overwhelmed over the moving process, and would like a little help to keep organized, don't hesitate to reach out to the A-1 Freeman team of professional movers in Tulsa and Oklahoma City! We can help make your move less hectic across the board.


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