National Moving Month Tips

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The busiest moving season of the year is coming up and May kicks it off with National Moving Month. After recognizing the influx of high demand for moving services during Spring, the U.S. Department of Transportation established May as National Moving Month. Our veteran-owned local moving company can assist you with everything you need to know about moving during this busy time.

When is the Best Time to Move?

With National Moving Month in full swing, it’s important to schedule your move for the most advantageous time. The best days are weekdays or middle of the month as this is when demand and opportunity coincide with one another. In addition, most leases end during these times so there will be an increased need for professional movers which will help you save money on labor costs by using a company that has more resources available at their disposal since they won’t have any work scheduled after yours concludes.

Decide What Matters Most for Your Move

It’s crucial to know how you want your moving experience to go before signing the contract. Do you need a company that will pack for you? One who can guarantee delivery dates and storage time? Find out these details now, so there are no surprises later on down the road.

Look for Moving Reviews

A point to consider when selecting a moving company to hire is the reviews from other consumers. Pay attention to factors such as promptness, timeliness, reliability, if items were damaged or lost, and how friendly the service is. One bad review should not sway your opinion, but a series of bad reviews that say roughly the same thing may be a strong indicator of the type of experience that you may also have if you choose that company.

Stay Organized With a Moving Folder

There’s nothing more satisfying than a well-organized move. A good place to start is finding the right movers and preparing for them ahead of time by organizing all your quotes, estimates, and contracts in one handy folder that you can take with you when they come.

If you’re more of a digital person, save all of the mentioned items in a Google Drive folder.

Hire Insured Movers

Insurance should be one of your first concerns in hiring a moving company. Full licensing and insurance means the company can pay to replace any lost or damaged items. Insurance also covers damage made to either property during the move. One would hope damage will not be an issue during the move, but ensuring the coverage can potentially save you hundreds or thousands of dollars in the event of an accident.

Do You Need to Purchase Extra Insurance?

You don’t want to take any chances with your most prized possessions, so make sure they are protected. While it may cost a little more than you anticipated up front—the peace of mind knowing that everything is safe and sound will be worth every penny.

Pack a First Night Essentials Box

Ever been moving a long distance? Have you ever had to deal with the stresses of being in new place and having nothing around until your stuff arrives hours later? We’ve all been there. Well, one way that can make it easier is by packing a First Night Essentials box. It should have everything you need during those first few hours at home.

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