Prepare for your Movers in Garland TX
Is it time to move? Have you hired some local movers in Garland TX but you want to prepare before moving day. Do you have a bunch of junk that you don’t want at your new place?
Here are a few tips to help you be more prepared for your local movers:
Get some supplies:
Go to your local hardware store and pick up supplies that you will need. Moving is stressful but if you tackle it one step at a time – you can do this. Here are a few items that every move requires. You may already have some of these items laying around so just gather them up and keep them handy throughout the move.
Trash bags – get several sizes. These help not only with trash and cleaning but for transporting lose clothes, pillows, blankets, etc. Also, your movers use these filled bags to pack the moving truck a little tighter so that the load does not shift during transport.
Boxes – Small, Medium, Large. There are all types of boxes. Make a list of items that will need to be boxed. How many T.V boxes will you need? Wardrobe boxes? Boxes for your dishes, pictures, bathroom items? Don’t forget to unload all your junk drawers and put that stuff in boxes as well. Please use the right size box for the right items. Pack each box so that it does not crush but don’t make them too heavy.
Scissors, markers, labels. Most of you will have scissors around the house. You will need them for miscellaneous stuff throughout the moving process. Markers and labels will help tremendously to stay organized and will help when your movers are unloading at your new place. LABEL EVERYTHING!
Tape – packing tape, box tape. Make sure that you use plenty of tape when putting your boxes together so that they don’t bust open when being moved.
Packing paper – plenty of it. You can use old newspapers or buy packing paper. Wrap all breakable items good before putting them in boxes. Use the paper to fill space in boxes as well.
Get any furniture that needs to be disassembled ready.
Your local moving company in Garland should have tools and equipment for disassembling furniture before trying to move certain items. Most beds need to be taken apart before moving. T.V.’s may need to be unmounted before being put in your Television boxes. Moving Company Guys always carries basic hand tools, dollies, 4 wheelers, moving blankets, shrink wrap, and tape.
Clearing a path for your movers
You can save a little time and money if your movers can stay busy moving your items to and from the truck. Put prepared boxes in one or two place within your home. Make sure that they are not in the pathway leading to your front or back doors.
The shorter the distance the faster the move. If you are in an apartment – and you know your neighbors – you may ask them to move their car so that your movers can have a straight shot to the truck.
These are just a few tips to help you be more prepared for your local move. If you have any questions or concerns, please, reach out – we are always happy to help.
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