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By Coast Valley Moving on December 15
Moving day is quickly approaching, but you don’t feel as prepared as you want. You have a lot of variables to consider, including determining which moving and storage solutions you’ll need, which moving service to hire, and so on.
When it comes to making a move, being prepared is essential. That way, when the big day comes, you’ll have a plan and avoid the stress.
To make your move easier, we’ve put together a comprehensive list of moving tips, how to determine what moving services you’ll need, budgeting tips, questions to ask before you hire a local or long-distance mover, and how to prepare before the movers arrive.
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Top Moving Tips
Common Mistakes: How to Avoid a Moving Nightmare
Determine the Moving Services and Storage Solutions You Need
Budget for Moving Costs
Questions to Ask Before You Hire Your Local Movers or Long-Distance Movers
Moving with Your Pets
Relocation: What should I do before my movers arrive to pack?
Packing Services. If you decide to go the route of using various packing services, you have a few options:
Full-Service moving – If you just don’t want the hassle and want someone to take care of it all for you, then go with a full-service mover. Professional experts will ensure your belongings are packed carefully and safely.
Many movers, like Coast Valley Moving & Storage, offer full service packing where the movers do all the heavy lifting. They pack every box, whether you’re making a local or long-distance relocation. Also, keep in mind, it’s great to find a moving service like theirs that has storage options, too!
Storage Services. It’s always a great idea to look for a moving company that offers storage services. The best companies offer several options:
Budgeting is never easy, but it’s crucial to budget your moving costs. They add up quickly. Below is a quick checklist to take into consideration when making your budget.
Other fees you may need to consider in your budget:
Moving can be stressful. When you add pets into the mix, it can be even more overwhelming. However, it won’t just be hard for you. The whole day can be upsetting for your pet as well. Below are our tips on how to best prepare and make it less stressful for your pets.
Before moving day, there are a couple of things you can do to prepare.
Now that moving day has arrived, you need a plan for your furry friends.
You have a couple of options:
After your house is all packed up, you’ll have to transport your pet to your new house. Again, you have a couple of options:
Once you arrive at your new home, it’s a good idea to introduce your pet to the new home before moving everything in. Let them explore and bring familiar items so they feel comfortable in the new space.
Once you’re all settled in your new home, you’ll still need to do one last thing: Update their microchip info. If your pet is microchipped, you need to make sure that you update the contact info. If you are prepared, moving day should go smoothly for your pets.
If you’d rather skip the moving day headaches, contact us for a free moving quote.
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