Moving into a new home is an exciting time for anyone, but most of us worry about the possibility of having some of our valuables suffer from damage during the move.
Thankfully, there are some fairly simple moving tips in this article that will help you get your most precious items to your new home without any problems.
Moving Tip #1: Don’t Leave the Packing for the Last Minute
It can be difficult to get everything for the move done in time for the big day. As is usually the case, you will probably have to do more It is probably going to be the case that there is far more needing done than you had originally expected. (more…)
Tempe is a great town. Home to Arizona State University, you are sure to witness the beauty of Papago Peak as you fly in to Sky Harbor airport. When you move to a new city, it’s important to have a resource you can refer to so you have vital services at your reach. This post seeks to be a conglomerate of resources you’ll need once you and your family have arrived in Tempe. Bookmark this post for easy reference to the following:
Before the big day arrives, it’s good to know what to expect on moving day. You have extra food packed, have made allowances for the kids, the pets, and all of the utilities are on in the new place. But, what about the movers? What will they do on moving day? In this post, I’d like to give some details of what we’ll be doing on moving day.
It’s important to have a process to follow for the things we do in life. We often have little habits and processes for stuff like washing dishes or how we proceed on our daily commute. Moving is no different. In fact, it is vital to have a system to follow for a move. After all, you likely have a lot of important items to move. Then, you need to keep a sense of continuity in the lives of your children. I want to say a few things about the moving process, covering these topics:
The big day is impending. You’re packing, you have the movers scheduled, you’re canceling utilities, ordering new utilities, and you’ve got all the packing peanuts you can ever dream of using. Now, how is it all going to go down? There are a lot of moving parts on a moving day and this post will help you sort them out so that you can effectively manage your moving day. (more…)
Utilities provide the necessities of our modern life. We need to keep our electricity and Internet connections alive and ready. We may also need water, gas, and our trash service, too. When we move to a new place, it’s vital that the utilities follow us to our new homes. Make sure that the last bill from your old home is properly forwarded and that new service starts in a timely manner so that there are no interruptions. This post will offer a few handy tips on how to move your utilities. (more…)
With so much concern over moving and getting prepared for the big day, it’s easy to overlook how things will go down on the other side of the moving-day coin. When you arrive in your new home, there are still things to consider so that you and your family can integrate into your new place in the smoothest manner possible. In this post I want to give you a few pointers for unpacking once you’ve arrived in your new home. (more…)
There are so many items to pack in preparation for a move that it’s important to take a break and consider what you shouldn’t pack. Some of these things will seem silly to some people, but it’s good to go ahead and review some of this just in case you’re tempted to pack something for the movers which needs to be handled by yourself. This post discusses a few items to not pack on your move, such as: (more…)
We’ve all got lots of stuff. It’s everywhere. We have so much stuff we keep it stored in the attic or closets. But, when it’s time to think of moving, we need to start organizing it all so that we can have an easy move. In this post, I’ll discuss a few tips for getting organized which I’ve learned from my own experience as well as from my customers. (more…)
My clients often rush so hard to get ready for moving day that they end up packing away items they might need on moving day, if not in the day or two after, while they organize their new homes. I’ve written a post to help you remember what to set aside until the main packing is over: (more…)