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You’ll be surprised how much time and effort moving can take. Even with our experts on hand, getting ready for your move will always take rather longer than you think. With this in mind, why don’t you check out our tips below – if you follow our handy advice, we can assure you that the whole process will go more smoothly.
Tip 1: Careful planning saves time
Moving house is always a most stressful and emotional time. Preparation and planning are essential components of a successful, cost-effective move. It is also best to book our services early, to ensure we’re available on your required date.
Tip 2: Start packing early
The easiest way to save money is to do the packing yourself. It is a good idea to start packing as early as possible, maybe weeks in advance, which gives you a chance to decide what to keep or discard, give away, sell or use up, in this way you can actually reduce what you have to move, saving time and costs. Call us at AA Moves in advance for boxes, bubble wrap and packing materials and plenty of friendly, professional advice.
Tip 3: Get plenty of packing materials
Always have plenty of packing boxes. It is better to have extra boxes left over, than run out at a crucial time on the day. Packing boxes can always be returned, if undamaged and unused. Make sure you have plenty of packing tape, bubble wrap, wrapping or newspaper, string and other moving materials on hand.
Tip 4: Organize Boxes
Organize boxes into needed first or later items. Make sure you pack your belongings properly and label each box clearly, needed first in bold red letters, less used or low priority items can then be unpacked at your leisure. Pack your books and other heavy objects in small boxes so that they’re easier to handle. When lifting squat and use your feet to lift, do not bend over.
Tip 5: Get someone to look after the kids
Children can be distracting at the best of times. Getting someone to look after your little angels will help for a smoother stress free move.
Tip 6: Get Help
Ask for help from friends and relatives. Packing and moving home is a much bigger job than most people realise. Extra men can be booked from us if required.
Tip 7: Get a parking permit
If you have parking bays outside the properties you are moving from and to, they can be suspended for your use only and parking permits can be applied for in advance. Check with your local authority for details
Tip 8: Hold a Garage Sale
Holding a Garage Sale can greatly reduce the amount of unwanted items that have to be relocated saving space and money, but with the advantage that you could make a few pounds.
These steps will reduce the time it takes our movers to load and unload your belongings, and they’ll help you save money on your move.You’ll be surprised how much time and effort moving can take. Even with our experts on hand, getting ready for your move will always take rather longer than you think. With this in mind, why don’t you check out our tips below – if you follow our handy advice, we can assure you that the whole process will go more smoothly. Contact AA Moves-Man and Van if you need further assistance.