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April 25, 2023

Thoughts for Moving in the Summer

Moving in the SummerBy Julie DeLong, Oil Capitol Relocation 

Regardless of what time of the year, moving is stressful. Yet moving to Tulsa and Oklahoma City in the summer months could consist of unique considerations and challenges. Be certain you are ready for a summer move and the many challenges that are included with it by reading on…

Attempt to Enjoy the Summer

The summertime is the perfect time to be outside, savoring the weather and also the various summertime activities. The last place the majority of people wish to be on a pleasant summertime evening is indoors packing their belongings for an impending move. And so, take some time now to make a schedule which includes time for both packing and summer time activities. Through balancing your moving tasks with some fun summertime events, you’ll still get to relish the season. And, if you have youngsters, make an effort to get them involved in activities in both your old and new area, especially in the event you are moving halfway through the summer.

In case you are moving a long distance, try to time the move to be able to enable you to have some fun along the way. After the professional movers in Tulsa and Oklahoma City have packed up your old residence and are headed to your new home with your things, spend some time to play vacationer, presuming the delivery timetable permits it. You could have time for an entire vacation or at least one or two day trips along the way, yet either way, you will have a nice break prior to having to stress about unpacking and settling into your new residence and town.

Plan Ahead & Have a Backup Plan

Summertime is peak moving time, especially for long-distance moves, therefore don’t delay in getting in contact with a professional mover in Tulsa and Oklahoma City. The further out you book, the more likely you are to receive the dates that you'd like. And remember that a last-minute change on your end, for instance a change in the closing date on the new residence, could cause a big delay, as the moving company in Tulsa and Oklahoma City will likely need to reschedule their whole plan to allow for your new dates. Therefore, you might wind up needing to wait for a truck and driver to be available.

Developing a backup plan is advisable. Moving throughout peak season means that just about all trucks are usually at capacity. While moving companies try everything that they can to ensure that date ranges are satisfied, from time to time delays can take place. Be sure that items which you can’t live without, for example medicines and your various chargers, are with you and not loaded away in the moving van. Perhaps bring a few extra sets of clothes along with you, just in case, and be willing to run out to a dollar store and buy some cheap plates and utensils, as needed.

Sure, It’s Hot

Moving in the summertime is likely to be hot. Make certain that the things that you are sending on the moving truck can withstand the heat for the amount of time that it's going to take to get the belongings from the old home to the new residence. Anything that may melt, including candles or records, should travel in your air-conditioned vehicle. Additionally, it’s not recommended to send anything that is damp in the moving van. These belongings might mold making a health risk.

Finally, it’s important to care for yourself and your family while moving in the summertime. Keep hydrated through taking numerous water breaks and put on sun block or even avoid the sun as much as possible. The last thing that you need is to have to take a visit to the area Emergency room because you got overheated when moving your things while in the sizzling sun.

Yet, fear not, despite the fact that a summer move can be challenging, you will eventually get everything unpacked in your new home. Take time to enjoy various summer adventures and take a look at your new area and before very long, autumn will be settling in.

If you're wanting to move, Oil Capitol Relocation in Tulsa and Oklahoma City would love to help. Get hold of us today!


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