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March 10, 2019

6 Ways in Which Smart Phones Are Making Moving to El Paso a Thousand Times Easier

Using Smartphone for MovingBy Julie DeLong, A-1 Freeman Moving Group 

Moving to El Paso used to include much more uncertainty and -- to be honest -- prolonged monotonous hours than it can currently. Think about moving during a decade as recent as the 90s. Simple internet, no smartphones. You had to search for moving companies with the telephone book and assume which one was the best. Selecting a eating place for moving night included a collection of accumulated takeout menus or perhaps driving about to find out what was available. And during your long-distance moving road trip? No smartphone to check in, reserve hotels, or listen to podcasts with.

As helpful as cell phones have been, the progression of smartphones really has made the complete moving process lots of times simpler. Let us take a brief look at the many ways in which a "simple" smartphone enables you to make your move to El Paso less cumbersome, less hazardous, and more pleasant all in one small plastic case.

Considering the Move

Lots of people browse apartments using their phones long before they actually begin the moving process. Then when you've got a new home picked out, you will likely make use of your mobile phone to check out professional moving companies, packing strategies, and find supplies online. Your cell phone could also be used to look for nonprofit organizations and trash hauling providers to manage your donations as well as trash you may be leaving behind.

Navigating the Road Trip

Next, you will naturally need to check out your route to El Paso. A smartphone with the help of built-in GPS is a great dashboard nav if your car does not have one built in. You only need a magnetic or clamping dashboard mount and a steady supply of power to your phone. Running Google Maps or a similar application, it's easy to direct yourself confidently along known streets all the way from your old house to the new one without a risk of getting lost.

Finding Stops Along the Way

Certainly, a phone is perfect for more than just a map and directions. You can utilize new apps to discover dining places, hotels, along with entertaining places to stop as you go along. And the route updates if you move off-course or choose to add a detour, which is unbelievably handy versus paper road maps or old-fashioned printed out MapQuest instructions.

Remaining in Touch with Your Movers

When you are traveling to your new location, so are your professional movers. And there are many events where you may need to communicate changes one way or another. If you are delayed along the route, you may need to inform your movers of that delay. Furthermore, they might need to call you if there's a bump, rain, or holdup on their path.

A smartphone enables you and the moving company to remain connected and also organize your arrivals despite the fact that both parties are individually out on the road.

Resolving Issues

Then, occasionally, there are roadside situations. If you get a flat tire, observe a collision, or even get stuck in a weather event during your road trip; that smartphone is your lifeline. With a smartphone, you can dial AAA, 911, or your mom hinging on exactly what crisis transpires.

You may also easily find yourself a room for the night, arrange for a mechanic to pick up as well as fix your car, and get back on your way simply by travelling to the nearest McDonalds and using the complimentary WIFI. And that's probably the best thing of all about moving with the power of a smartphone.

Activities on Vacant Home Day

However your experience is not finished when you arrive at your new home. Generally, the individual moving arrives at the house before the moving truck arrives. Thus, you could find yourself with more than a few hours in an bare property with not anything to unpack and no one to see. That's alright, because you have a smartphone.

Current streaming applications make it achievable to occupy yourself for almost endless hours with not a thing but a smallish to medium-sized phone. And if you brought a tablet or notebook computer along on the move, all the better. Using any mobile device, you'll be able to transform monotonous Bare Home Day to a time of rest and entertainment. Watching movies, playing games, or having a big-empty-floor dance party while you have the ideal opportunity.

Phoning for First-Night Takeout

And finally, there's the dilemma of what you'll eat on that primary evening. Whether you are in an echoing empty house or perhaps encompassed by packed cartons, most likely you're not in the mood to cook dinner. Ahead of smartphones, you could have to drive around to see what's accessible. Currently, you can quickly search for nearby eating places which deliver and have a tasty dinner get there hot to your new front door in under an hour.


Moving to El Paso could be tense historically, however your upcoming move doesn't need to be all that challenging. With preparation, a level head, along with a smartphone at hand it is possible to take on the world.


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The Mickelson Family
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