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March 31, 2023

Be Organized During Your Move

staying organized while movingBy Julie DeLong, A-1 Freeman Moving Group 

The move from your old house to your new one might be tiring, difficult, and also chaotic. This is very correct if you have trouble being organized throughout the relocation process. When your life is packed away into boxes, it can be easy to let things "slip through the cracks," and wind up being more uneasy than you should be.

Lots of people have found that hiring a professional moving company in Tulsa has helped them to stay sane throughout the move and made their relocation much less stressful to manage. But that's not everything you can do to keep organized during your move. Here are some additional suggestions that may help.

Set Your Dates

From the first day you commence packing your things to the last time you depart from to your old place, it is vital to have the milestone dates in your relocation process worked out as soon as feasible. You might require six weeks or more to plan out your move, pack your things, find a moving company in Tulsa, as well as figure out storage (when necessary).

Many folks find it reasonable to plot out a "master schedule" of their move — and give themselves a little cushion in case they encounter a setback. Your schedule should have a timeline of key milestones over the move, deadlines, as well as a list of chores to give out to family members.

Make To-Do Lists

A comprehensive to-do list is a great thing. Not only will daily as well as weekly to-do lists keep your move on track, but they might additionally be excellent stress management tools. Actually, a lot of people find a to-do list has a relaxing effect on them.

You might find it helpful to assemble shorter to-do lists in lieu of a single big one for the entire move. For example, one of your weekly tasks might be to pack your bedroom, and then you could divvy that task into simpler daily jobs (pack jewelry, pack office/printer supplies, pack clothes, and so on).

Assign Chores to Different Family Members

Moving will be a family job. Make certain that every family member realizes what they need to do to make your relocation a success. For instance, extenuating circumstances excluded, every person in your residence might be able to pack most of the items in his or her own bedroom. You might also decide to assign cleaning chores for after the packing has been complete.

When everyone is on the same page, your move will move along much more smoothly.

Stick to Your Deadlines

The last thing you wish for when moving will be attempting to crazily pack and load every belonging you have with only a few hours left to spare. The best method to circumvent such a chaotic mess should be to stick to each deadline you set for yourself to the best of your ability.

For example, create deadlines to complete packing each of the rooms. Set a deadline to schedule the professional moving company in Tulsa to come and load your things, or to rent a moving truck. You'll also set up deadlines for critical actions before and after your move, for example discontinuing your electric and the other utilities at the old residence and getting them taken care of at your new residence.

Reward Yourself!

Finally, don't forget to give yourself a reward or two when you make steps toward your goal. Perhaps you could treat everyone to a nice dinner after checking off a colossal task on the to-do list, or perhaps just take an occasional night off from moving prep. However you proceed, rewarding yourself once in a while should keep you motivated and also focused.

If you ever feel overwhelmed throughout the moving process, and need a bit of help to stay organized, do not hesitate to reach out to the A-1 Freeman team of professional movers in Tulsa! We will help make your move less chaotic from start to finish.


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