Killeen Moving Blog - Tips, Tricks, and Insider Info
December 28, 2022

Moving Day Will Be Here Soon!

By Julie DeLong, A-1 Freeman Moving Group 

Planning for a moveWhat is the saying about time flying when you are having fun? Well, we are not sure if moving usually counts as “fun”, but the time leading up to moving day sure does seem to pass quickly. So, moving day is just a week away and you probably have loose ends to tie up. Probably, you have been preparing for moving day for the last few months and just will need a few tips on what you should be getting done the last week prior to your move. If so, read on …

1) Unplug

Now is the time to think about each of the appliances which will be moving with you. Your refrigerator and also freezer could need ample time to allow to defrost prior to your move, so you might want to go ahead and empty them out and unplug them. Some washers and dryers might merely be unplugged and then moved, however others may need a professional to unhook the gas line along with other details in order to transport. Discuss with your moving company in Killeen about the best method to move these particular items. Additionally, think about how you shall be packing your television and various electronics and plan accordingly.

2) Finish Packing

If the professional movers in Killeen are packing for you, it is okay to bypass this pointer, but if you will be packing on your own, keep reading. Currently, you might have packed up all your non-essential things. Presently is the time to get packing on most of the vital belongings. Be certain to sort through each closet and drawer to be sure that you aren’t forgetting anything. Presently is also the time to verify the attic, basement, garage and also shed. All power tools need to be drained of gas, as your moving company in Killeen likely cannot put them on the truck otherwise.

3) Compile an Essentials Box

After a long day or maybe couple of days of moving, the very last thing you will want to do is sift through cartons to uncover belongings that are needed for your initial night in your new home. Assemble a necessities box that contains items such as toiletries, bed sheets, bath towels, kitchen essentials, toilet paper, basic cleaning supplies, and so on.

You need to additionally have another box or bag that incorporates items which you could require directly up until moving day. This box or bag should contain stuff like medicines, change of clothes, snacks for the trip, and so forth.

4) Call Your Utility Providers

Right now is an excellent time to call your utility providers to notify them of your future move. In the event you are moving close by, you may be able to merely transfer your service from your old house to your new house. Nonetheless, should your move be not local, you would need to find out from your providers what you need to do to cancel or disconnect your service. You definitely don’t want to have to pay for utility usage at your previous home once you have moved.

5) Confirm with Your Movers

You should have formerly picked a moving company in Killeen and planned moving day, but today is a good time to call your mover and establish that everything is ready on their end. Confirm if they need any new or additional details from you, and you should ask them all final questions which are on your brain. If anything has changed on the items which you are planning to move, this would be a good time to alert your moving company in Killeen regarding those belongings. The last thing anyone wants is surprises on moving day!

Should you have got any questions on the things you should or shouldn’t be doing ahead of moving day, A-1 Freeman Moving Group in Killeen is happy to help. Give us a call today!!


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