Complete Moving Timeline For A Well Scheduled Move

Moving is one task that requires proper planning and preparation. Hence, you have to have a concrete plan on ground, you plan months, weeks, and days in advance. If you don’t plan, you might have the entire task overwhelm you as rushing things just days to your move can make life a lot difficult.

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Complete Moving Timeline For A Well Scheduled Move

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Moving is one task that requires proper planning and preparation. Hence, you have to have a concrete plan on the ground, you plan months, weeks, and days in advance. If you don’t plan, you might have the entire task overwhelm you as rushing things just days to your move can make life a lot difficult.

 

Starting early is one fundamental secret to a successful move. Do one thing at a time as the move day draws closer so that you can be more than ready on the day you will move. Have a clear timeline, draft a moving checklist, or moving checklist timeline.

 

We will be taking a look at how you can plan ahead for your move by having a moving checklist timeline, and what are the advantages of planning ahead for your move. We will look at the line of action or activities you have to put in place starting from eight (8) before your moving date.

 

8 Weeks before moving

 

The first thing to do is to start getting rid of items that you no longer need. These things should not move with you into your new home as they will add to your luggage and you pay more to move them. Hence, it is important that you get rid of things that you don’t need again or that won’t be of value to you in your new home. Clear your attic, basement, and storage.

 

Book an appointment with your moving company. If you don’t have a moving company yet, you can search, read reviews or ask friends who recently moved for recommendations. You can also compare quotes from more than one moving company to see which one best fits into your budget. Once you decide on the moving company you wish to engage, book an appointment ahead of time so that they have you in their plans.

 

Booking early can help to reduce the cost of moving from your mover. You have the luxury of choosing the best day with the best price. The best time to move to cut costs if you are working on a lean budget is in the middle of the month and in the middle of the week. Moving cost is more expensive over the weekends and in the beginning and end of the month.

 

7 Weeks before moving

 

 

6 Weeks before moving

 

 

5 Weeks before moving

 

 

4 Weeks before moving

 

3 weeks before moving

 

 

2 Weeks before Moving

 

 

1 Week before the move

 

This is the final week and you can’t afford to take anything for granted. Now is the time to ensure that you have everything covered, from items that are going with you to your new home and those that you will have to dispose of and give out.

Clean your old home and have everything figured out, it will enable you to have fewer things to do on your move day and who wouldn’t want that? Now let’s take a look at some of the things that you need to do in the final week to ensure you are good to go.

 

Moving Day

 

If you have employed the services of a professional mover, work with them so that they can have a good idea of how you want the job to be done. Help them identify where you have packaged fragile items so that they don’t get damaged in the process of handling or moving them into the truck. Make sure you are there when your belongings are being loaded into the truck to verify and be sure that all your belongings are loaded. You should be there to coordinate things and answer questions.

 

Once they are done loading, and you are satisfied, then you can sign the bill of lading.

 

Final Check

 

The final thing to do before your movers get on the road is to do a double-check to ensure that nothing is left behind.

 

Post move checklist

 

Now that you have moved and in your new home, it is time to unpack, decorate and make your new space yours.

 

 

Relocating can be a challenging task and as a result of this, it should be a process and not what you want to rush over in a few days or hours. Hence, you have to plan ahead, have a moving checklist, and tick off tasks that you have executed from the list. If you need help, do not refrain from requesting help from friends and families who may have the time to help you with packing, loading, and getting things done.

 

A moving checklist will enable you to be organized, coordinated and you will not miss out on anything that you need to do when you have a moving checklist to guide you. Be focused, have a budget, and take some time off work to have things in order in your new home.

 

With the tips highlighted here, you are guaranteed to get the best moving experience you can ever imagine. Moving can really be an enjoyable experience especially if it is well-managed by competent hands. If you are moving, it is however recommended that you engage the services of professional movers to make it all bliss.

Amit Sain