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January 09, 2022

Ways To Help the Moving Company Ensure Your Moving Day Proceeds Smoothly

getting ready to moveBy Julie DeLong, Oil Capitol Relocation 

Moving from one home to another one generally is a nerve-wracking operation. Hiring a moving company in Tulsa and Oklahoma City helps make your relocation workable. A professional mover in Tulsa and Oklahoma City has the knowledge and resources necessary to smoothen your moving day. If you'd like to be sure that your moving day carries on smoothly, here are some things you can do to help the moving company in Tulsa and Oklahoma City render this end result.

1. Be Available or Have a Representative

You or your representative need to be around the whole day to answer the movers' questions or perform selected duties to assist in the move, like signing paperwork. You should ask a trusted and dependable close friend, relative, or neighbor to represent you if you can't be there. It's always best to get out of the movers' way, as they possess the professional skillsets needed for the move. Just make sure they are able to reach you when they need clarifications or answers.

2. Clear the Route

Walk the route the movers will take from every one of the exits to the moving van ahead of their arrival. For example, you can walk from your garage, front entrance, or backyard gate to the moving vehicle. Remove any obstructions as well as falling hazards on these routes outside as well as inside your home. Clear any toys, wires, or household furniture on each of these pathways. Blow away or perhaps rake fallen leaves, rubble, or fallen branches along the walkways. Eradicating these dangers and obstacles ensures movers may move unhampered, even if they are unable to see the path before them when they transport big items or move backward. Also, make sure there is adequate, convenient parking for the moving truck.

3. Provide the Movers a Tour

Provide the professional movers a tour of your house when they arrive. Discuss items that need to have additional care and those which might be difficult to move. Indicate should you have a no-pack area. You should move the items you plan to relocate yourself to a room or place you are able to close up. If you move them to a room, tape a "Do Not Pack" sign on the closed door.

Show the movers the bathrooms they're able to make use of. You may also show them where they are able to grab refreshments as well as drinking water. Let them know of all the exits to increase their possibilities when moving your items to the moving vehicle. You may also point out any challenges they may encounter. You should also conduct another walk through just after they've loaded the moving truck to make sure they packed every single thing.

4. Keep Pets and Kids Busy and Out of the Way

Be sure that your youngsters are out of the movers' path while they pack and move your belongings. You might ask a relative, close friend, or neighbor to watch them. If perhaps they'll be at hand, make sure they've got something exciting to do, for example play with toys, coloring books, playing video games, using portable electronics, or watching movies. You need to keep an eye on the children, making sure they remain safe.

In the event you own domestic pets, plan how you will keep them out of the way. They can escape your home if movers leave the doors or gates open. You should consider boarding your pets for moving day or leave them with a reliable friend, family member, or neighbor.


Being familiar with and playing your part throughout your moving day helps to make certain your move is executed effortlessly. Professional movers in Tulsa and Oklahoma City will certainly understand your needs and use their expertise to ensure your moving day goes on effortlessly. If you want professional moving services for an upcoming move, get in touch with Oil Capitol Relocation in Tulsa and Oklahoma City today.


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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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