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January 24, 2020

Sidestep These Moving Disasters in 2020: Part 1

Moving to a new homeBy Julie DeLong, A-1 Freeman Moving Group 

For many of us, moving will never be enjoyable. In truth, even the smoothest of relocations can include a little stress.

Though, if something goes terribly bad on moving day, it is easy to feel as if your world is coming to an end. As opposed to having to endure this kind of calamity, it's so more desirable to prepare for all contingencies.

Below are some prevalent moving day difficulties, and the way you can avoid them:

Your Household Furniture Doesn't Fit

When you finish driving for hours and hours to El Paso, you ultimately get to your new home... only to find that you can't push the couch through the entry way. That would be an enormous disappointment, as well as a substantial cause of anxiety.

Solution: Measure your sizeable pieces of furniture for all their specifications. Make sure to review that which you take note of with the measurements of your new house, along with your new home's entrances.

Your Travel Plans Fall Through

If you delay until the final instant to make travel preparations (such as lodging reservations for long distance moves, or plans for a friend or two that will help you transport your things) then it is very possible that they may fall through, and you'll be left scrambling.

Solution: Attempt to plan out your travel plans a minimum of thirty days in advance. Set alarms for yourself if you have to.

Belongings are Ruined while in transit

It is usually considered one of life's most discouraging ordeals to finally arrive at your new home, open the moving truck's door... and find that many of your valued things are reduced to shattered parts scattered throughout the boxes.

Solution: Quite often, incorrect packing practices tend to be the root cause of harm incurred in transit. Employ appropriate packing containers and boxes for every delicate item that you are moving. Make sure to utilize a good amount of bubble wrap, packing peanuts, or whatever else is required to protect and cushion your possessions all through the move. Or, it's possible to ask your professional mover in El Paso for help packing items. Most moving companies can pack as much or as little as you require.

You End Up Paying Even More than You Anticipated

A few days before the move, you discover that your banking account is going to take a bigger hit than you initially believed. The moving company in El Paso is billing you a higher price for their help.

Solution: Many moving companies do bill higher prices for "last minute service." To help get the preferred rates, don't put things off: book your spot as far beforehand as you can and always obtain a written quotation from the moving company in El Paso you select.

In Part 2 of the Moving Disasters blog posts, we will go over more concerns that can throw a wrench into the moving plans and approaches to prevent such complications. Stay tuned for more!


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