Easy Moving Tips

Easy Moving Tips from Alhood Van Lines

Simple tips that you can save time & money on your next relocation!

  • Move most objects to the main floor or garage if possible
  • Leave clothes in dressers, remove valuables or breakables
  • Tape boxes properly on top and bottom
  • Disassemble what you can, including bed frames, couch feet, table legs, etc.
  • Throw away things you are not needing or using
  • Assign a name to each room and label boxes to make the move-in easier
  • Always read reviews and research moving companies thoroughly
  • Try to take light bulbs, lampshades and liquids yourself
  • Make sure your moving company is licensed and insured
  • Put anything smaller than a lamp in a box
  • In-home estimates can help to take the guesswork out of the price of your move
  • Get estimates in writing
  • Try to keep a clean path through your home for movers to carry large items
  • Help the movers find the closest and most efficient place to park the truck
  • Have your appliances unplugged and disconnected
  • Keep all pets and children out of harm’s way
  • Label all boxes on the front rather than the top
  • Remove shelves from hutches, bookshelves, etc.
  • Remove loose items from desks
  • Move all plants and animal life
  • Disconnect and move your propane tank
  • Take down all wall decor and pictures
  • Having a location for each piece of furniture in mind before the move may prove to be quite helpful
  • Remember you hired professionals to take the stress out of your move, so please try to confidently relax as much as possible