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February 04, 2019

5 Etiquette Tips for Moving to a New Home in Tulsa

Moving DayBy Julie DeLong, A-1 Freeman Moving Group 

There are few activities more established to the human presence than moving to a new home in Tulsa. Everyone moves eventually. A lot of us moved with our parents as kids, and almost everyone moves out of their parent's home at some point. The basic life arch consists of moving to school, the first apartment, a series of rental houses, and consequently your first owned home. And for something so popular, moving is remarkably disruptive.

Regardless of whether you are moving into a house or an apartment, the method that you move to Tulsa might significantly have an effect on the nearby neighbors. The place you park the truck, pile the cartons, and how much racket you make will surely make a difference. Thankfully, you may also steer clear of any awkwardness just by understanding a little moving etiquette. As professional movers, we've managed thousands of moves and have a handful of recommendations for starting on the correct foot with your neighbors in Tulsa.

Never Block the ...

Obstructing the path is the biggest threat on the 1st day. And there are a lot of ways to do it. Your moving truck, cartons, and also pieces of furniture can all be a blockade in contrast to typical residential activities. This can be a major concern if you are moving to an apartment in Tulsa in which you might be sharing a stairway and also corridors along with other residents, along with the roadway itself.

- Street

The spot where you park the moving van is important. On one hand, you would like to park near to your doorway or elevator that leads to your entrance door. Alternatively, you need to be sure that the moving truck doesn't block anyone from driving, parking, or making use of a sidewalk. Consult with your moving service in order to chose the ideal parking location for the moving van whilst you unload.

If you live on a narrow route, park as close to the curb as possible to provide local people the cabability to drive around. A number of locations require permits for vehicles to even park on the road, hence be sure to investigate these kinds of regulations prior to moving day or discuss solutions with your moving company.

- Hall, Steps, Elevator

In case you are moving in (or out of) an apartment, you also want to be mindful pertaining to communal walking spaces. With respect to elevators, don't 'use up' the single one available and also be prepared to wait for others to get where they need to go. Never obstruct any corridors or paths with cartons and furnishings. There may be typically minimal you can do for stairs, but it's best not to stop in the middle for too long. Your neighborhood friends will appreciate it.

Move In the Course of Daytime

Opening and closing the moving van, moving furniture, and also calling out among movers makes a great deal of noise. For that reason, it's best to keep your most lively moving activities to daytime periods. While you might travel in late during the night and would like to get rolling, and even if your movers are willing to work during the night, be polite concerning the racket you make.

This is particularly true for apartment-dwelling where moving around and dragging furniture could be disruptive for neighbors.

Stacking Empty Cartons

Here is a pro word of advice: Instead of getting rid of your boxes or perhaps generating a large pile by the recycle bin, break-down your boxes into a large heap and think about storing them for just a little while. They can be stored in the attic space, car port, or utility area so long as they can be dry as well as neatly stacked. Chances are you or a person you know is going to be moving in Tulsa in the future. You could provide your cartons to a pal or relative or someone locally who's going to be moving or perhaps hold the boxes to make the following move much simpler.

Late Night Unpacking

And, there is the dilemma of how to courteously unpack late into the night. Moving to Tulsa can be an exciting adventure and most of us find ourselves up late opening and unpacking cartons. The real key to a courteous moving process is to comprehend what to unpack when. For late night unpacking, switch your music or TV down and think carefully about how much racket unpacking will make.

If you reside in an apartment or condo, keep your late-night unpacking to light items. Set books or decorations on shelves or stock your dresser with garments. Avoid moving furniture, unpacking your pans and pots, or hanging art on the walls.

For people with a private residence, keep your unpacking functions inside and try not to be pounding furniture together after 10 PM.


After you're settled in your new abode, don't forget to make the rounds. You needn't bring a Jell-O mold or cookies to every one of your new neighbors but take time to say howdy in passing and possibly throw yourself a housewarming party with nearby next door neighbor invited to come discover who you are. This is a good way to begin on the right foot with nearby neighbors and get to know the people who live in the houses nearby yours.

Saying hi also makes you less of a puzzle in the neighborhood. It can decrease any aggravation others may feel about your move and also increases the likelihood that you'll make ideally close by buddies.


Moving to Tulsa with courtesy is a skill you learn with time and may teach yourself after some forethought. Think about what you might and might not mind listening to in close proximity if somebody was moving in nearby to you. Just in case a neighbor stops by to say hey, they just may be happy to assist you to unpack. For additional professional moving tips or to obtain a free estimate for your forthcoming move, speak to A-1 Freeman Moving Group today!


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The Mickelson Family
The Mickelson Family
Best. Move. Ever!
Very pleased with the overall respect and care the men gave to my possessions. Even mailing me very quickly the only thing lost in transit. Would recommend to anyone needing a long distant move.
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