Moving this summer? Start prepping now!
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If a summer move is on the horizon for your family, now is the time to start planning. Here are a few things you can do now to make sure that you’re ready when moving day arrives.
Set a Budget
Before you jump into planning and prepping, start but setting a budget. This will help you determine what kind of moving service you can afford. There are a variety of options when it comes to moving from full-service relocations to D.I.Y. moving options. A budget will help you set some parameters to identify the best option for you.
Book Your Moving Date in Advance!
We can’t stress enough how important it is to book your summer moving date in advance. Especially if you are moving in the Summer. Peak season falls between April and September so, if your moving date isn’t flexible, make sure to book your date in advance to avoid scheduling conflicts and potential black out dates.
Make a Checklist
Once you have secured a budget and your moving date, look into creating a checklist. A checklist will help you double-check what you’ve already done and help map out what still needs to be done. Some things to consider when making your checklist can include:
- Turn off/ Transfer utilities
- Turn off/ Transfer WiFi
- Forward mail to new address
Decluttering your home is a two-step process. First, you want to take this chance to remove items from your home that you’re not planning to take with you. And second, if you’re preparing to sell, declutter by removing personalized items in your home and preparing for staging.
Get Packing Supplies
As moving day gets closer, make sure you start gatherings the appropriate packing supplies to ensure your items are protected during your move. When you start the packing process, be sure to check out these pro packing tips.
Moving Resources and Tips
Looking for more tips to simplify your move? Here are some of our most popular resources. Still have questions? Feel free to reach out to one of our move coordinators.
We have prepared a list of moving tips to ensure that you have a smooth move. From working with packers to packing your own boxes, we’ve got you covered.
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Ready to Get Moving?
If you’re moving out of the area, we’re sad to see you go, but our team of experts is with you every step of the way. Whether you’re moving across town or around the world, ADSI and our partners in the United Van Lines network have the tools and experience to help you get where you’re going.