Moving is almost always related to not only stress but also time and expenses. And when you have a deadline that is approaching things can get even more stressful. It is not easy to plan a whole move even for a small house or apartment, what’s left for larger homes occupied by a whole family. It is not impossible to organize a move quickly even in the last minute – just follow the tips we give you below.
Quick moving tips
Begin your moving organization by creating one file to place there all moving information. That is your quick moving checklist with a list of things to be done which you need to update constantly, the estimates that you get from movers plus their contact information and other details, and a list of items that you want to relocate. You may not have time for that last one but you should prepare a quick moving checklist the least – it will help you organize your relocation better. You can use our week by week moving checklist. Distribute the tasks to be done daily and organize them. Once you plan them their completion will be easier for you. The estimates are necessary to be placed there as well because you will get a few anyway.
Decide on a budget when planning how to relocate quickly. It is important for you to be clear how much you can afford to spend on your quick moving and storage. If you can afford only a certain amount of money be ready to distribute it well between the relocation services that you get from movers. You will be able to move house quickly and easily if you know how much you can spend on it. Decide if you want to pack and move everything yourself or you want to have it all done by a quick moving company. A quick mover will take less time than you to pack and move because of the routine they have, the experience and the expertise. Afterwards just get several estimates from reliable movers and you’re done. If you cannot afford a full move, then get truck or trailer rental quotes and plan your quick transportation for your household goods. Do that as soon as you know you will be moving – gather the moving supplies for the packing and rent your trailer, van or truck. If you will be packing and moving your things yourself, make sure you do it properly. Do not overlook safety and security in order to be done in less time. Such a compensation may cost you money and your health. Wrap everything well and protect your belongings. A quick moving company will know how to do this. So if you don’t want to risk any damages, you better contact a last minute mover to do it. Also, when you load the truck, you will have to carry everything in it so be careful then as well. If you want someone else to load/ unload your truck or help you do it, make sure you get people with experience. Students are not as reliable as you may wish them to be.
Planning how to relocate quickly always involves unknown circumstances and details you cannot foresee. The trick with moving out quickly is to be able to stay calm as much as possible. Also, contact a quick moving company to assist you, give you advice, support you and make your quick relocation as flawless as possible. Remember that you may not be able to organize and make your move as perfectly as you may wish it to be often times, almost always, the quick relocation companies are better, more professional than you and, if carefully chosen – trustworthy.
More quick tips for moving, packing & packing supplies…
- Use the soft blankets and towels for wrapping – you will wash them later when the move is over. Instead of looking for where to buy moving pads or blankets, get hand on what’s already in your home and what is appropriate. When time is pressing, save it and save money too.
- Collect boxes from the stores and supermarkets nearby. Anyway store chains pay to have their garbage taken away and they’ll happily give you what they throw away – that will save both of you money and time. In this way you won’t have to run to buy packing supplies like boxes either.
- And yet, however in a hurry you may be, there is one very important rule: do not neglect the moving documentation! Read the estimates and every piece of paperwork that you have related to your relocation. A few minutes more to read may save you tons of troubles later.
We know that every quick move within a short deadline is a great challenge to even the most organized and so we hope these tips were useful for you. If you need more help with your last minute move get estimates from movers you find reputable and ask them for advice. Since every move is unique in a case of quick relocation we can only give more common tips like the ones above. They are important as well but the best help always comes from a professional relocation company for both cross state moves and local relocation.
Posted on Oct 1, 2013