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6 Useful Moving Tips
You Will want To Read Before Moving

We all wish moving was as easy as snapping your fingers, the reality is that a bit more complicated than that. However, It doesn’t have to be that way. As soon as you start to think about moving and packing up, you can make your life easier by going through the list of things that you need to do before you move. Doing this will save you a lot of time and effort and make the process go much more smoothly. So, if you are planning on moving, do this first. If you don’t, the stress of the whole process will mount up, making the moving process that much harder. Here is 6 Moving Tips You Will Want To Read Before Moving.

1. Research where you want to live.

Make sure that you have a clear idea of where you want to move to and why. You do not want to be second guessing move in the middle of packing. When you start thinking about your new home, it’s easy to get overwhelmed. So make sure you know the ins and outs of your new home & neighborhood. Plan ahead for your daily life. You need to think about where you’re going to work or go to school and what career you want to pursue. Planning these things ahead will make it much easier to live in a new place and will reduce anxiety when you are in your new home. 

2. Make a list of all of your belongings.

 While it is tempting to procrastinate, make sure you don’t. If you have a lot of stuff, you will want to get started right away. Take the time to make a list of everything that you need to pack up. Kitchen, bedrooms, attic, basement – these rooms all have different items you do not want to overlook.  Assertive & Affordable Moving can assist your packing needs so you don’t have to worry about buying boxes, blankets, packing peanuts and packing. 

3. Clean out your old home.

This will save you a lot of time and money. When you move, you can either pay movers to do this or hire an independent cleaning service to do it for you. Either way, it’s going to be cheaper than moving it yourself. Pro tip: Make sure you get your houses security deposit. It may be smart letting the moving company handle the cleanout and paying with the money you get back. 

4. Do a walk-through of your New home. (Local Move)

If you have the time, go through your new house . This will help you know what items you need to move. Make sure you go through your new kitchen, bathroom, living room, bedrooms, closets, garage, etc. and make note of everything that Cannot be brought to the new location. If Items do not fit, you can either sell them or rent out a storage facility.

5. Find a storage facility.

If you do not have enough room to store your items in your home, you will want to find a storage facility. Make sure you compare prices and reviews online so that you can find the best deal for your items. If you are looking for long-term storage, you may want to consider climate controlled units. At Assertive & Affordable Moving we provide excellent storage plans that beat out most storage facilities.

6. Insurance

Insurance is key! You don’t want to be moving into a new place and find that something has been broken or lost. So, you need to make sure you insure your items. When you move, you should get insurance for your home and all of your items. You should also insure your belongings while they are in storage. Make sure you get the right coverage and check it every year. We always recommend getting homeowner’s insurance, as well as renter’s insurance and auto insurance. We recommend you insure your items for the move. Whether you move with Assertive & Affordable Moving, or any other company, the piece of mind insurance gives you is unmatched.