How to prepare your home for movers

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The move is coming. Your to-do list is getting longer. Packing for shipping, putting the house on the market, determining the budget, and getting your new home ready to move into. Not mentioning all the paperwork that needs to be completed. It’s too much work, too much time, and too much stress. By leaving the move in the hands of professionals like moving companies Delray Beach, you will save time. A moving company can make the moving process much easier. However, there are still a few preparations that need to be made before the actual moving day. One of them is to prepare your home for movers. With these preparations, you will allow the movers to do their job as efficiently and quickly as possible, and you will have a successful moving day.

Steps to take to prepare your home for movers

You’ve booked Florida movers, but don’t think you’re done with your move. Whether you’ve hired a full-service mover or not, there are still things you need to do to make your move safe and efficient.

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A good way to contribute to the budget while getting rid of unnecessary stuff is to organize a moving sale.

Sort your belongings and de-clutter your home

When you book the move, arrange an in-home estimation with long distance movers Florida. In order to complete this task, you need to make a household inventory list. Before taking the inventory, get rid of all unnecessary things. Do this in advance, a month or two, so you can donate or sell those items you no longer need. Your moving list will be significantly reduced, and your moving budget will be increased.

  • Throw away items in poor condition
  • Sell items in good condition by organizing a moving sale
  • Donate items to institutions or charities

Empty cabinets, drawers, and shelves. Don’t forget to empty and clean the refrigerator and dishwasher. Remove bed covers and pillows.

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One of the things to do is to empty and clean the refrigerator to prepare your home for movers.

List of items that movers don’t move

Some things are not transported by movers. These include food, flammable and chemical products, as well as plants and animals. Therefore, organize in time the transportation of the items on this list that you intend to move to a new home. Share the rest with your neighbors and friends.

Pack your belongings

If you haven’t arranged packing services, start packing your stuff in time. Once you have everything sorted, pack it properly and label it so you know where things are going. Don’t leave boxes half-packed. Doing so will only take work away from you and create unnecessary clutter.
By using the packing services of interstate movers Florida, you will get the job done smoothly, leaving you time for other moving preparations.

Take your valuables and personal belongings with you

Pack valuables such as jewelry, valuable electronics, personal toiletries, and important personal documents and papers promptly. These items can easily get lost in the confusion of packing. If you are taking medication, be sure to take it with you. Also, bring a change of clothes. You may need it.

And finally, a helpful suggestion to prepare your home for movers. Draw a floor plan of the new home and place all the large furniture pieces on it. Give a copy to your movers so they can finish your move with everything in place.

 

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