Five Tips To A Successful Move
Moving from one home to another can be one of the most stressful processes for people. With these moving tips, you can eliminate the stress and hassle of a move:
1. Keep a healthy attitude before and during the moving process.
Make sure you keep your family informed of the process, and create a mental picture of yourself settled into your new home.
2. Hire a professional mover.
Price out different moving services and costs by using the Web or calling local moving companies.
Make sure to ask for moving company referrals or view online referral sites. Talk to your friends and family for a referral of a good moving company.
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3. Prepare and organize for your move.
Categorize your belongings, into what you want to keep, sell or donate. Take the time to create a new floor plan for furniture placement at your new place.
Make sure to contact your insurance companies, utilities, banks and publication subscriptions to inform them of your change of address.
4. Begin Packing!
Either take advantage of your moving company’s profession packing services, or pack your belongings yourself.
Start with packing the least used areas of your house first, such as closets or the garage.
To save on packing supplies use towels and clothing to wrap your fragile items. Label all your boxes which room they should be placed in, and mark a few “Load last/Unpack first” with belongings you will need right away.
5. Embrace your new home.
When you and your belongings have arrived at your new home, take a moment to welcome yourself in your new home. Sit and relax before your begin unpacking and settling in.
“Something that comes up quite frequently in the moving process is stress or anxiety. It can be unsettling being uprooted. This is something that our employees are aware of and pay attention to. We are very sensitive about the stress that comes with moving and look to help in anyway that we can,” Billy Kornfield owner of Camelot Moving said.
Serving Santa Clarita for 25 years Camelot moving provides moving, packing, and storage services.
For more information on Camelot Moving and Storage visit www.camelotmovers.com or call (661) 255-3112.
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