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January 19, 2018

4 Mistakes People Make When Moving in Tulsa

How much more uncomplicated would moving be if we were robots? Lifting and hauling weighty things would be an ordinary task, and we would have double the time to finish the more important moving chores without stressing out. What are a few of the most ordinary goofs people make when relocating that can lead to more anxiety? Household moves become stressful for many reasons, but here are a few of the most ordinary items people forget.

Common Mistake #1: Forgetting a Moving Checklist

Most regularly, people forget to plan their time correctly through a household checklist. We must comprehend how a checklist assists us. First, it organizes our time so that we spend less time on trivial matters to lead to a successful household move. Second, it helps you to follow through with a plan that takes you from one step into the next. packing - boxing - movingAt times people get befuddled about the move-related chores they face, but with a checklist, you easily roll from one task over into the following one. In this way, you don't lose time through mismanagement of your weeks and must catch up later.

Common Mistake #2: Forget to Compile the Necessary Records and Documents

The time it takes to move from one home into the next usually demands a plentiful allotment of hours and actual effort. The time should not only be turned to one or two tasks but to a bunch of jobs. Often times, people get distracted in the beehive of activity and neglect a few of the less crucial items like a failure to transfer their child's school records over to the next place of learning.

Also, you should ask for all the necessary medical documents to help you register with a new healthcare provider. Other imperative documents you should compile are:

  • Housing
  • Legal
  • Employment
  • Motor vehicle
  • Medical
  • School
  • Moving documents

You should place these documents in a safe area and never give your most important papers to a mover. Instead, important documents should travel with you to your destination.

Common Mistake #3: Forgetting to Pack the Essentials Box

People often forget to put together an essentials box containing precious valuables that they require access to immediately after getting to the destination. You do not want to have to look through stacks of boxes to find nothing. A failure to pack a survival kit can lead to frustrations later. Some of the items you should bring consist of:

  • Flashlight
  • Toiletries
  • Hand tools
  • Kitchen utensils
  • Dental hygiene products
  • Dish soap

Common Mistake #4: Forgetting to Label All the Packing Boxes

A lot of people neglect to label their packing boxes or they underrate the value of locating their boxes as needed. Labeling cardboard boxes should be prioritized as essential to the packing process because every box looks the same, which can make it difficult to differentiate one from the next. Once you have unpacked the boxes to your new residence, it can go a long way knowing where each item has been placed. Notably if you have movers taking the boxes, you will not be aware of which room each box has been taken.

These are some of the most common things people don’t remember when boxing up and relocating, and forgetting to do these items can wind up costing you more in extra worry. Even if you decide on a professional mover, such as A-1 Freeman Moving Group, our services take away the chore of moving the boxes, but you still should keep your valuables organized as you will have to deal with this after the move has taken place. With the proper planning skills, you can evade a lot of worry and have a trouble-free move…. even if you aren’t a robot.
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The Mickelson Family
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