How Making a List Helps with Your Household Move
When it comes to transporting your household goods across the state or across the country, it can be hard to trust an interstate moving company that you’ve never worked with before and only know their reputation based on what you’ve read or heard about them. You don’t know how much it’s going to be or how good a job they’re going to do, which makes reliable reviews that much more helpful. However, when it comes time to actually have them transport your goods or pack them (depending on the type of moving service you chose), there are a few things you can do to ensure that your move goes a bit more smooth. How? Make a list.
Making a list of your goods can help immensely when it comes to organizing, packing and shipping. For starters, keeping a list helps to make an inventory of the things you have, and it can also help you weed out things that you don’t want to ship (and then sell at a garage sale for a bit of profit). This can also help cut down on your moving costs because it cuts down on how much you’re moving in terms of base weight. You’ll also get a good inventory of your items, so that when they go into boxes you know what’s in each box, and when they go on the truck you know what’s on the truck. Come delivery, having a list will help you quickly unpack depending on what’s important, and if you marked the boxes properly (usually a numbering system to go with your list works best), you can easily put the boxes for each specific room in that specific room and unpack more easily – as well as cut down on clutter.
Moving your household goods can be an expensive and time-consuming process, so taking a bit of extra time before you actually pack and move will help immensely. Do your future self a favor and make it easier in the long run. You can also achieve this by filling out our free online moving quote request form, where all you need is some basic information to get multiple free household moving quotes from reputable and reliable household moving companies. We clear all our movers for reliability for you, just like we do our auto transport companies, which means we make sure that your goods are in good hands from the moment you book your order to the moment it’s finally shipped. If you need more information or just need some questions answered, give us a call and speak to one of our live agents.
Since 2007 Dave has written all the content and blogs for American Auto Shipping and during this time added the duties of customer support and transport logistics.
He currently resides in Washington with his three kids and their mom and cat. A fan of Marvel movies and good stories, when not shipping cars Dave can be found working on his novel, enjoying a good book or playing some tournament HALO.
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