Sidestep These Moving Disasters in 2020: Part 1

Moving to a new homeBy Julie DeLong, A-1 Freeman Moving Group 

For many of us, moving is not a good time. Actually, even the smoothest of relocations can include a little bit of stress.

Still, if something goes horribly wrong on moving day, it's not hard to feel like your world is arriving at an end. Rather than battling with this kind of catastrophe, it is so far better to prepare for those contingencies.

The following are some prevalent moving day difficulties, and how you can avoid them:

Your Household Furniture Will not Fit

Upon driving for hours and hours to Tulsa, you finally reach your new house... only to find that you can't push the couch through the doorway. That would be an enormous letdown, as well as a massive source of tension.

Solution: Check your large furnishings for all their proportions. Make sure to assess that which you write down with the measurements of your new house, as well as your new residence's entrance doors.

Your Travel Arrangements Fall Through

In the event you hold off until the very last instant to make travel accommodations (like hotel reservations for long distance moves, or plans for a friend or two to help you transport your belongings) then it is increasingly probable that they will fall through, and you will be left rushing.

Solution: Attempt to organize your travel plans at least a month ahead of time. Arrange alarms for yourself if you must.

Belongings are Broken on the Road

It can be considered one of life's most discouraging experiences to at long last reach your new home, open the moving truck's gate... and see that lots of your loved belongings have been reduced to destroyed pieces tossed in the boxes.

Solution: In many instances, inappropriate packing practices are often the source of damage received in transit. Make use of suitable packing containers and boxes for every delicate thing that you are moving. Make sure to use lots of bubble wrap, packing peanuts, or whatever else is needed to secure and cushion your belongings during the move. Or, you could ask your professional mover in Tulsa for help packing items. Many moving companies can pack as much or as little as you require.

You Find Yourself Shelling out More than You Expected

A couple of days before the move, you find out that your bank account is going to take a larger hit than you initially believed. The moving company in Tulsa is billing you a higher rate for their help.

Solution: A lot of moving companies do request higher prices for "last minute support." To help get the preferred rates, don't procrastinate: reserve your move as far ahead of time as you possibly can and always get a written quote from the moving company in Tulsa you pick.

In Part 2 of our Moving Disasters blog articles, we are going to go over additional issues that can easily throw a wrench into your moving plans and ways to steer clear of such challenges. Stay tuned!

 

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