6 Ways in Which Smart Phones Have Made Moving to El Paso a Million Times Simpler

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

Moving to El Paso used to involve a lot more guess work and -- to be honest -- extended boring hours than it can currently. Think about moving in a decade as recent as the 90s. Simple internet, no cell phones. You needed to search for moving companies through the telephone book and speculate which one was the very best. Selecting a restaurant on moving night involved a stack of accumulated takeout menus or even driving around to see what was available. And during your long-distance moving journey? No smartphone to check in, reserve accommodations, or even listen to podcasts with.

As beneficial as mobile phones ended up being, the development of smartphones really has made the whole moving process a thousand times easier. Let's take a swift glance at all the ways in which a "simple" smartphone enables you to make your move to El Paso more painless, less hazardous, and more gratifying all in one tiny plastic case.

Looking into the Move

Thousands of people check out homes using their cell phones a long time before they ever start the moving process. And if you have a new place selected, you will likely make use of your mobile phone to research professional moving companies, packing strategies, and find supplies online. Your mobile phone could also be used to search out charities and pick-up providers to manage your donations and trash you will be leaving behind.

Navigating the Road Trip

Subsequently, you'll normally wish to check out your route to El Paso. A smartphone along with built-in GPS is the perfect dash nav in the event your automobile does not have one included. All you need is a magnetic or clamping dashboard mount plus a continuous source of power to your smartphone. Using Google Maps or a similar app, you can easily direct yourself confidently along known roadways the entire way from your old home to the new one with no potential for losing your way.

Locating Stops Along the Way

Obviously, a phone is great for more than just a map and path. You might use modern applications to discover restaurants, places to stay, as well as enjoyable locations to stop during the trip. And the course updates in the event you move off-course or would like to add a detour, and that is incredibly handy as compared to paper maps or old-fashioned printed MapQuest directions.

Keeping in Contact with Your Movers

When you are traveling to your new residence, so are your professional movers. And there are a lot of instances where you should convey changes one way or another. In case you are delayed along the route, you ought to alert your movers of the delay. Furthermore, they might need to phone you in case there is a bump, rain, or holdup on their journey.

A smartphone enables you and the moving company to keep connected and also organize your arrivals even when both parties are individually out on the road.

Resolving Situations

And then, from time to time, there are roadside situations. If you get a flat tire, observe a vehicle accident, or even get stuck in a natural disaster on your road trip; that phone will be your lifeline. With a smartphone, you are able to dial AAA, 911, or perhaps your mom depending on exactly what emergency situation arises.

It's also possible to instantly find yourself a hotel room, arrange a repair shop to get as well as fix your automobile, and get back on the highway just by walking to the closest McDonalds and using the complimentary WIFI. And that is possibly the most sensible thing of all regarding moving with the power of a smartphone.

Activities on Vacant Home Day

Your experience isn't done when you arrive at your new home. Typically, the person moving arrives at the property before the moving truck gets there. Thus, you might find yourself with more than a few hours in an empty home with nothing to unpack and no one to see. That is alright, as you have a smartphone.

Modern streaming apps make it achievable to occupy yourself for countless hours with nothing except a smallish to medium-sized phone. And if you brought a tablet or laptop computer along on the move, all the better. Together with any mobile device, you'll be able to convert dull Vacant House Day to a time of leisure and amusement. Watching movies, playing games, or having a big-empty-floor boogie party while you have the perfect opportunity.

Calling for First-Night Takeout

Last but not least, there's the question of what you'll eat on that initial night. Whether you're in an echoing vacant residence or maybe flanked with packed cartons, chances are that you are not in the mood to cook dinner. Prior to smartphones, you might have to drive about to determine what is available. Currently, you can quickly search for nearby dining places which deliver and have a scrumptious supper arrive hot at your new front door in under an hour.


Moving to El Paso might be tense historically, however your future move needn't be all that frustrating. With groundwork, a cool head, plus a smartphone in hand it is possible to take on the world.


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