When you know well in advance that you're going to be moving, you have time on your side. You can approach moving related tasks methodically and slowly over the course of a few weeks rather than scrambling to get everything done in time! Everyone's situation is different and you may need to add a few tasks to this list, but in general, these are the tasks you'll want to complete in the weeks leading up to the move.
Four Weeks Out
Four weeks before your move, it's time to start planning and making arrangements. This week will be dedicated to making phone calls, sending emails, and making decisions. Make sure you:
Three Weeks Out
This week, you'll start doing some of the hands-on work. By the end of the week, you'll also have a moving company selected. Check these items off your list as you complete them:
Two Weeks Out
If you pack anything non-essential this week, you'll have a lot less to do next week when you're stressed out about the upcoming move. Some tasks to tackle include:
One Week Out
The big week is here! At the end of this week, your moving company will arrive to put all of your boxes, furniture and other items into the truck and haul it to your new place. Here's how to prepare:
If you complete a few moving tasks each week leading up to the move, the week of the move won't feel as busy and stressful.
7 June 2016
I try to keep my living expenses down to save money for my family. But when we faced moving from one state to another last year, I didn't know how to do so without breaking my budget. Fortunately, a relative of mine suggested that I ask a moving contractor for help. The contractor helped me plan a moving strategy that not only saved me money on boxes, supplies and transportation, they also provided tips on how to make the move easier once we arrived to our destination. I learned so much about moving that I developed this blog. I offer tips on how to move on a budget, select the right moving supplies and even how to pack your belongings properly. If you're ready to get started, keep reading. Thanks for stopping by and good luck with your move.