By Julie DeLong, A-1 Freeman Moving Group
Moving to Tulsa
often does not have to be stressful and take you to the border of a nervous breakdown. This isn't to say it's a time of Zen in your life, however with a bit of organizing and then some secondary organizing, your move will be successful, and you'll remain sane.
Below are some more moving catastrophes that can take the enjoyment out of your move, and how to prevent them.
Hire A Trustworthy Moving Company Soon
The minute you confirm your new address, begin interviewing moving companies. This is not the time to cheap out by using 1 or 2 lads and a run down truck--splurge on a professional mover in Tulsa. The can provide the following, and you can now cross these responsibilities from your checklist.
· Well-maintained equipment--trucks that go through routine service (check-ups, tire rotation, braking system assessments) and are totally road-worthy
· Professional crews that have learned how to wrap, load, set household furniture in a truck, and reverse the system at your new house.
· An insured staff and equipment--if a mover gets injured, the moving company in Tulsa handles the medical bills
· Professional packing should you be really overloaded. If you need a handful of specialty pieces packed or crated, they can take care of that for you, to help you be assured your belongings will arrive without damage.
· Ask for a list of the things they are unable to legally move--chemicals, plants, and paint are on that list, among others. You wouldn't want to discover at the very end that your precious bonsai plant will need to stay behind.
· Expect an agreement and an itemized quote.
· Be sure your mover posesses a Federal Motor Carrier Safety Association (FMCSA) license.
Hire the Crew, Also
All your chums say, sure, they'll help you load the moving truck. Which can be fantastic--if you are moving across town and they can assist you unload, as well. And, if you're prepared to chance injury, scheduling conflicts, as well as other moderate difficulties to your moving day.
Hiring professional movers in Tulsa guarantees a team which gets there punctually, knows what they're executing, will drive the moving van, and you can count on to transport your items correctly. They'll additionally unload all your stuff and place it inside your new house--and that could be well worth the price.
Move That Which You Cherish and Actually Use
The "if-you-haven't-worn-it-in-six-months-get-rid-of-it" principle really applies if you are moving. Take into consideration that each and every carton you pack and move contains some cost linked to it, and that can add up quickly if you are looking at many cartons. Get rid of old blankets, kitchen devices, toys, pieces of furniture--everything that you don't make use of, do not like, or have no need for.
There's A Snowstorm Coming--or a Typhoon
The one thing even the most prepared among us are unable to regulate is the weather. Look at the forecast and employ a Plan B in case you happen to be trapped in lousy rain, snow, or gusts of wind. Work with the moving company in Tulsa 2 or 3 days in advance if it seems dangerous to pack up and drive and reschedule if you must. If you are moving a long distance, arrange hotel rooms as you go along. Your real estate agent will understand if you're unable to be out of the house on time; lousy weather impacts everyone, so the new occupants are not going to be able to get there either. Do not attempt to beat the weather system--they normally win. Moving companies are not going to risk their teams or equipment in dangerous weather; the good news is that it usually passes by in a day or two.
Put the Animals in Daycare
Your family pets understand when you are anxious, add to that the vanishing stuff and they can really get upset. Board your domestic pets the day before the movers come and pick them up on your way out of town. Bring their beds, food, water, and toys for the journey and make them your final task.
Now buckle up, chill out, and savor a disaster-free journey to your new residence.
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