Staying Cool During a Summer Move to Tulsa

Moving to a new homeBy Julie DeLong, A-1 Freeman Moving Group 

Here's a fun truth for anyone who is moving this summer--close to 80% of moves in the US occur in July and August. The children are out of school, and for a large number of people, it is merely easier to pack up and go while school's out. And even though it will be very hot, you have a a lot better chance of the weather being a non-issue throughout the summer months. You'll be able to remain cool, both mentally and physically, by sticking to these straightforward strategies for a summer move to Tulsa.


Book Your Mover Promptly

That 80% number? Every one of them need moving trucks, and most of them require a minimum of a rudimentary crew. It is never too soon to start thinking about the logistics of your move--full service moving company in Tulsa, DIY, or somewhere in between? Proceed to begin calling professional moving companies regarding dates as well as quotes and make up your mind as soon as possible to be sure you are on their schedule.

Should you put it off too long to hire a professional moving company--one which is licensed with the NTSB, carries full insurance on gear as well as employees, and provides a full choice of services--you may end up working with a lower-end business that doesn't have the professional designations and experience to do the job.

Book Your Friends Promptly, too

Your friends will probably ask whether they can supply you with a hand with your packing. You ought to take them up on the offer--it's a terrific hangout time, and if you're taking apart an home theater system or perhaps a playset, numerous hands are a requirement. Remember that it is summer for everybody and get on their calendars a couple of weeks out. This is particularly crucial if your move is a do-it-yourself, figure out your dates to pack and load early on.

Move Sensitive Belongings in Your Automobile

Professional moving companies in Tulsa are able to wrap and safeguard fragile and valuable items so that they can transport securely to your new house. They understand the most effective packaging material for a particular treasure and they are experts in filling and balancing boxes. Consequently, it's not necessary to stress about artwork, crystal, or china not making the trip.

Electronics, conversely, are usually an entirely different animal. The parts in TVs, laptops, audio speakers, gaming systems, and stuff like that are particularly sensitive to humidity and temperature and need to travel with you, in an air-conditioned vehicle. Your mover company can help you package your equipment to make sure they are covered from bruises and bumps, but many definitely will recommend you put them in your vehicle for transport.

Prescription medications should additionally travel along with you. Place the medications you will require in transit in pill keepers and toss the rest of it inside a baggie and set it within a tote you'll keep in the air-conditioned automobile.

Click HERE for an index of items which your professional movers are not able to transport.

Schedule an Early Working Day

Try to plan the challenging work early in the morning. The humidity levels vary depending on whatever section of the country you are in, nevertheless the most severe heat generally strikes close to 3 in the afternoon. If you can have the moving vans loaded close to 3 then everybody can get more comfortable in an AC equipped truck and car. In the event the move is a DIY, get the moving truck in the afternoon and load as much as you can before it gets too dark, and then finish up the subsequent day.

It's Like a Day at the Seaside. Sort Of.

Pack a handbag with sunscreen, hats, bug spray, extra t-shirts, as well as shades to safeguard you against the burning rays of the summer sun. Reapply sunscreen as directed, and swap tees when they are drenched and disgusting.

Stay hydrated. And then hydrate more. Buy cases of water bottles and place them in a cooler where everybody has access and provide them to the moving company staff. They might typically provide their own, however on a very hot day more will always be accepted. Save the beer for when you're unpacked and hydrated--alcohol, exercise, and a very hot day can be a formula for a heat stroke.

Board Your Animals

Animals require relief from high temperature as well as emotional tension, so board them on moving day so they are more at ease. Get them on the way out; make sure you allow space in the car for your pet.


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