Moving house is a rather exhausting activity. Not only can it take days (or even weeks or months!) to sort through your possessions and pack up your boxes, but even when that’s taken care of you still have to deal with not knowing exactly where the things you need are and it feels like you’re camping in your own home. Even “moving day” itself can be a source of stress, involving constant worrying about the safety of your possessions while they’re on the road.
You have all your life packed away in those boxes so you’ll need to know that the moving company you’re using is trustworthy and will take care of your things. Moving long distances can be particularly worrying, because you may be separated from your belongings for more than just one day. Of course, it depends where you’re relocating to, but a big move like this always going to be a worrying time. If you’re hiring professionals there are a number of moving services they offer to help ease the stress of moving and below are just a few: What services do movers provide?
Apart from the obvious transportation on moving day, professional relocation services can boost the overall speed of preparation. The services that will save you time as well as offer you peace of mind are:
- Packing and unpacking. These procedures are time-consuming as it requires handling every item in your house. Moreover, some fragile, breakable or bulky items demand special handling along with specific packing materials. If you buy packing materials such as boxes, bubble wrap and tissue paper yourself, the cost of moving can soon add up! Leave this task to the professionals and you will be sure your possessions will be intact upon delivery; they’ll pack your items carefully, every fragile piece will be wrapped and padded to avoid damaging during the moving and they’ll even unwrap it all at the other end.
- Disassembly or reassembly of your bulky and large furniture. This may be challenging if you’re trying to take apart furniture without a helping hand. Usually movers have the correct tools for the job and have experience in dealing with various kinds of furniture so will be able to swiftly and safely take your larger pieces apart and put them back together in your new home. No need to worry about where that screw has disappeared to!
- Expert movers have a lot of special equipment (and training!) that allows them avoid moving-related injuries. Without professional help don’t even try taking your large furniture out through the window! Even moving heavy items up or down the stairs requires a special carrying technique so don’t doing this by yourself.
- If your relocation is long distance your possessions may be kept in the carrier’s warehouse and can be safely stored while your move is in progress. Your belongings will be delivered strictly on time and at an agreed date, giving you time to move yourself, your family and your pets to the other end of the country calmly and safely.
Please do let me know if you have any tips for making the moving process easier or safer by leaving me a comment below.