Moving from your old house to a new one is not a common thing to do during the holiday season, but it can be done. People move their households during the busiest time of the year because of reasons such as their job is relocated from one place to another or maybe a better job offer from another city.
Local movers offer moving services even during this holiday season. Here are some pointers to consider for a hassle-free moving:
Make sure that you allotted enough budget for it
Keep in mind that moving services during the winter season, service charges are relatively cheaper than the normal days, Christmas season, and New Year.
Book for moving services ahead of time
It may seem like moving services will not be fully booked during the holiday season, but it is better to be sure and book ahead of time. In addition to this, only a few local movers are open during this season, so looking for an available one may be difficult.
Full-service moving is more convenient
For a lesser work, consider booking for a full-service moving so you won’t be stressed over packing and carrying the heavy things that you will bring. This is more expensive than the moving service alone, but it will give you the leisure time to spend with your loved ones during the holiday season.
Pack your things according to classification
Keep things in order by putting stuff in a box that meets the classification assigned to that storage for easier unpacking. For example, clothes are to be kept together as well as the kitchen tools and utensils, and etc.
Pack the essentials last, but do not forget them
During the packing, you may pack the essentials first and might need to unpack them because you need to use them. Pack them last, but do not forget them.
Explain well to your children
It may be stressful not only for adults but for the kids as well. From the packing to settling into their new dwelling may be hard for them. Explain to them well and leave some of their stuff out for them to play or use to avoid boredom during the moving process. Ask for their help as well to notify family and close peers with the new home address.