5 TIPS FOR MOVING IN WINTER
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Oh the weather outside is frightful, yet you have to move. A task that needs to be done at any given time and usually does not co-exist with Mother Nature’s plans. Hiring The Right Movers to assist you with your transition can be rewarding as movers have been through a lot of rigorous weather conditions and are trained to handle your belongings safely.
BE PREPARED FOR BAD WEATHER ON YOUR DESIRED DATE
There is no control on what your desired date may look like when it comes to weather conditions in the winter season. There are not so cold days with a hint of sun where the snow residue creates an exciting ambience prompting a snow angel contest outside. Or it can be the revenge of the snowflakes, pouring snow and wet slushy rain falling down with no mercy for your new suede boots. Remember to plan ahead, refrain from cardboard boxes as much as possible using bins for your personal belongings can work wonders. Allow additional commute times for yourself and your movers and most importantly bundle up stay warm with and extra layer of clothing.
ENSURE YOUR MOVERS HAVE FLOOR COVERS
It’s imperative that you check with your movers how prepared they are for the winter season. Floor runners are crucial in this process. Minimizing debris coming in and out of your new home will lessen your clean up routine after your movers have left. Remember those cardboard boxes that you are using less off, those can also come in handy for certain areas of your home i.e. the carpeted sections of your home, once runners are laid any hard to reach areas can be covered up with cardboard slices.
BE FLEXIBLE WITH TIME PLAN
Plan ahead, Plan ahead, Plan ahead!! The roads can be slowed this time of year, drivers who are not prepared can become hazardous to your safety. Ensure that your movers pack ahead of your moving day to save some time on your actual moving date. This way you save as much daylight as possible on the commute to your new home. Packing hot lunches and entertainment for your kids is a great idea to deal with the potential time delay.
Coffee, tea, hot chocolate whatever your preference maybe stay warm inside and out, you may have to turn your furnace off as the movement of your belongings in and out with your front door wide open may not be wise, however at your discretion. In any case having something hot during your move can keep you motivated and I’m sure your movers will appreciate the hospitality.