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Tips for local moving

Here are some tips for a successful local move:


1. Plan ahead:


Start planning your move several weeks in advance. Create a schedule and a to-do list to help you stay organized.


2. Get rid of unnecessary items:


Moving is a great opportunity to declutter your home. Go through your belongings and decide what you want to keep, sell, donate, or throw away.


«Create a schedule and a to-do list to help you stay organized»

3. Use the right packing materials:


Invest in good quality packing materials such as sturdy boxes, packing tape, bubble wrap, packing paper, and labels. Use the right size of boxes for different items and label them accordingly.


4. Pack smartly:


Pack room by room, starting with the least frequently used items. Wrap fragile items carefully and use packing paper to fill any empty spaces in boxes.


5. Hire a reputable moving company:


Research local moving companies in your area and choose one that is reputable and has a good track record. Get a written estimate and check for any hidden fees.


6. Pack a moving day essentials bag:


Pack a bag with essentials such as toiletries, clothes, snacks, and important documents that you’ll need on moving day.


7. Take care of utilities:


Make sure to transfer or cancel your utilities, such as electricity, gas, water, and internet, well in advance of your move.


8. Prepare your new home:


Clean your new home before you move in, and make sure all utilities are turned on.


9. Label boxes clearly:


Label each box with the room it belongs in and a brief description of its contents. This will help you and the movers to know where to put each box in your new home.


10. Stay organized:


Keep track of your belongings, paperwork, and important dates. Stay in touch with your movers and make sure everything is going smoothly on moving day.


Contact 7 Moving today to learn more about how we can help with your upcoming move.

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