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 will never be enjoyable. In truth, even the smoothest of relocations can include some tension.

Though, if something goes terribly bad on moving day, it is easy to feel as if your world is arriving at an end. As opposed to having to endure this kind of disaster, it's so more desirable to prepare for all contingencies.

Here are several prevalent moving day problems, and how you can stay away from them:

Your Household Furniture Doesn't Fit

When you finish driving for countless hours to Killeen, you finally arrive at your new residence... only to find that you can't push the sofa through the entry way. That would be an enormous disappointment, as well as a substantial source of anxiety.

Solution: Measure your sizeable pieces of furniture for all their specifications. Make sure to review that which you take note of with the measurements of your new house, along with your new house's entrances.

Your Travel Plans Fall Through

If you wait until the final moment to make travel preparations (such as lodging reservations for long distance moves, or plans for a friend or two to assist you to transport your things) then it's very possible that they may fall through, and you'll be left scrambling.

Solution: Try to organize your travel plans a minimum of thirty days ahead of time. Set up reminders for yourself if you have to.

Belongings are Ruined while in transit

It is usually considered one of life's most discouraging ordeals to finally get to your new home, open the moving truck's door... and find that many of your treasured things are reduced to broken parts scattered throughout the boxes.

Solution: Quite often, improper packing practices are the source of damage incurred in transit. Employ appropriate packing containers and boxes for every breakable item that you're moving. Make sure to utilize a good amount of bubble wrap, packing peanuts, or whatever else is needed to protect and cushion your possessions all through the move. Or, it's possible to ask your professional mover in Killeen for help packing items. Most moving companies can pack as much or as little as you require.

You Wind Up Paying Even More than You Anticipated

A couple of days before the move, you discover that your banking account is going to take a bigger hit than you originally thought. The moving company in Killeen is billing you a higher charge for their help.

Solution: Many moving companies do bill higher rates for "last minute service." To get the preferred rates, do not put things off: book your movers as far beforehand as you can and always obtain a written quote from the moving company in Killeen you choose.

In Part 2 of our Moving Disasters blog posts, we'll go over more concerns that can throw a wrench into the moving plans and approaches to prevent such complications. Stay tuned for more!


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