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December 28, 2022

Moving Day Will Be Here Soon!

By Julie DeLong, A-1 Freeman Moving Group 

Planning for a moveWhat’s the saying about time flying when you are having fun? Well, we aren’t certain if moving usually counts as “fun”, but the time before moving day definitely does seem to disappear in a blink. So, moving day is merely a week away and you probably have loose ends to tie up. Hopefully, you have been preparing for moving day for the last few months and only need some tips regarding what you ought to be accomplishing the last week prior to your move. If so, read on …

1) Unplug

Right now is the time to consider all the appliances which will be going with you. Your fridge as well as freezer could need time to allow to defrost ahead of your move, so you may want to go on and empty them out and also unplug them. A few washers and dryers might easily be unplugged and transported, however others may need a professional to disconnect the gas line as well as other details for transport. Consult your moving company in Tulsa concerning the easiest way to move these items. Also, give some thought regarding how you will be moving your television and various electronics and plan accordingly.

2) Finish Packing

If the professional movers in Tulsa will be packing for you, it is okay to bypass this tip, however if you shall be packing by yourself, go on reading. Currently, you should have packed up all your non-essential items. Presently is the time to get going on some of the indispensable belongings. Be sure to sort through every closet and cabinet to make sure that you aren’t leaving anything behind. Presently is also the time to double check the attic, basement, garage and shed. Any power tools ought to be drained of gasoline, because your moving company in Tulsa possibly can’t transport them otherwise.

3) Compile an Essentials Box

Following a long day or several days of moving, the very last thing you are going to want to do is dig through cartons to discover things which you need for your initial night in your new residence. Assemble a basics box which holds things such as toiletries, bed sheets, bathroom towels, kitchen essentials, toilet paper, basic cleaning supplies, and so forth.

You should additionally pack up another box or bag that incorporates stuff that you might require directly up until moving day. This box or bag should contain things like medicines, change of clothes, snacks for the trip, and so on.

4) Get in Touch with Your Utility Providers

The present is a good time to call your utility providers to notify them of your future move. Should you be moving close by, you may be able to simply transfer your service from your old home to your new house. Yet, in the event your move is not local, you would need to find out from your providers what you need to do to disconnect the service. You don’t want to be charged for utility usage at your old residence after you have moved.

5) Check In with Your Movers

You should have already decided on a moving company in Tulsa and scheduled moving day, but today is a great time to call your mover and check if everything is ready on their end. Confirm if they want any new or additional specifics from you, and you can ask them all burning questions that are on your mind. Should anything have changed on the stuff which you are planning to move, this is a great time to mention it to your moving company in Tulsa regarding those items. The last thing anyone wants is surprises on moving day!

If you have got any questions on the tasks you should or shouldn’t be doing leading up to moving day, A-1 Freeman Moving Group in Tulsa is glad to assist. Contact us today!!


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