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Tips for First Time Movers

April 12,2021

Tips for First Time Movers

Getting ready for your first big move can be intimidating. There are so many factors to consider that beginners can become very stressed out during the process. At National Movers, moving company in Atlanta GA, we help commercial and residential clients successfully transition to their next stage in life. Whether you are moving down the street or across the country, our specialists can help make your move run smoothly from start to finish. Here are some tips on how to stay focused and organized while moving for the first time.  

Plan Ahead 

Like the old adage suggests, failing to plan is planning to fail. It is important that you have the details of your moving journey mapped out well in advance. Weeks or even months ahead, begin an inventory of your household items. What needs to be kept, what can be donated, and which items will need to be thrown out? Beginning this process early on will make packing faster and less stressful. It is also important to keep track of important dates, utility requirements and tenant responsibilities. You may also want to create a detailed itinerary of the traveling aspect of the trip, especially if you are moving long distance. 

Determine Costs 

Once the details have been discussed, you will have an accurate understanding of your expenses. Will you need to rent a dumpster for tossing out old furniture and other bulky items? Do you plan on hiring a cleaning company to keep your old place sparkling when you leave? Will you need a lot of boxes, bubble wrap and packing tape? All of these decisions will factor into your overall budget. 

Stay Organized 

When it is time to pack your first box, try your best to stay organized. While it may seem time consuming at first, using numbered labels and inventory lists can save you a lot of time and worry when it is time to load and unpack items. Color coding boxes will make it easy to know at a glance which boxes need to go to the kitchen, and which ones need to be placed in the master bedroom.

Hire Professionals

Be honest with yourself about which steps of the moving process feel overwhelming. Are you worried about whether you can lift heavy boxes, furniture and appliances? Then consider hiring a team of professionals who have the experience and heavy-duty equipment needed to safely load your items on and off the truck. Does the idea of driving an 18- or 20-foot moving vehicle fill you with anxiety? Then let a professional moving company haul your belongings 1,000 miles away while you take an airplane and enjoy the sights of your new city until your items arrive. Hiring experts can help you stay focused on other important parts of this transitional period. 

Are You Ready to Make Your Next Big Move? Call National Movers Today 

Do you need professional care for your move? Then let our team help you reach your goals. From Contact our office to speak with our friendly, knowledgeable staff to schedule moving services. We will work one on one to create a customized solution that perfectly fits your unique needs and budget.