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January 09, 2022

Ways To Help the Moving Company Ensure Your Moving Day Proceeds Smoothly

getting ready to moveBy Julie DeLong, A-1 Freeman Moving Group 

Moving from one property to another is usually a hectic process. Working with a moving company in El Paso helps make your relocation workable. A professional mover in El Paso possesses the knowledge and resources necessary to smoothen your moving day. If you'd like to make sure your moving day proceeds efficiently, here are several ways to help the moving company in El Paso deliver this end result.

1. Be There or Have a Representative

You or your representative must be around the entire day to respond to the movers' questions as well as perform selected duties to facilitate the move, such as signing paperwork. You could ask a trusted and reliable friend, relative, or neighbor to represent you if you cannot be available. It's always best to get out of the movers' path, given that they possess the expert ability necessary for the move. Just ensure they're able to access you if they require clarifications or answers.

2. Clear the Route

Walk the route the movers may take from all exits to the moving truck in advance of their arrival. For instance, you can walk from your garage, front entrance, or backyard gate to the moving truck. Eliminate any obstacles as well as stumbling dangers on these paths outside as well as inside your property. Clear all toys, cables, or household furniture on these pathways. Blow away or maybe rake leaves, debris, or downed twigs on the paths. Eliminating all these hazards as well as obstacles ensures movers can move unhampered, even when they cannot see the path before them as they carry large items or walk backward. Additionally, make certain there's enough, convenient parking for the moving van.

3. Provide the Movers a Tour

Give the professional movers a tour of your property once they arrive. Indicate things that will need extra care and those which might be complicated to move. Discuss if you have a no-pack zone. You can move the belongings you plan to move yourself to a room or spot you are able to close up. In the event you move them to a room, tape a "Do Not Pack" sign on the closed door.

Show the movers the bathrooms they may use. You can even show them where they're able to get refreshments along with drinking water. Inform them of all exits to increase their options when moving your things to the moving truck. You might also show them any dangers they could encounter. It's also wise to conduct another walk through soon after they've loaded the moving van to ensure they loaded every single thing.

4. Keep Pets and Kids Busy and Out of the Way

Be sure that your kids are out of the movers' way as they pack and move your things. You might ask a family member, friend, or neighbor to watch them. In the event that they will be together with you, make sure they've got something enjoyable to do, like play with toys, coloring books, playing video games, using portable devices, or watching movies. You need to keep an eye on the children, making sure they stay safe.

In the event you own pets, plan how you will keep them out of the way. They are able to escape your premises if movers leave the doors or gates open. You should consider boarding your pets for moving day or leave them with a dependable friend, relative, or next door neighbor.


Being familiar with and playing your part during your moving day helps to ensure your move is completed without difficulty. Professional movers in El Paso will certainly have an understanding of your requirements and utilize their experience to ensure your moving day goes on without problems. If you'd like professional moving services for an upcoming move, make contact with A-1 Freeman Moving Group in El Paso today.


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The Mickelson Family
The Mickelson Family
Best. Move. Ever!
Very pleased with the overall respect and care the men gave to my possessions. Even mailing me very quickly the only thing lost in transit. Would recommend to anyone needing a long distant move.
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