Keeping Cool During a Summer Move to El Paso

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

Here's a fun truth should you be moving this summer--almost 80% of moves in the US happen in July and August. The youngsters are out of school, and also for quite a few families, it is simply simpler to pack up and go while school's not in session. And although it is warm, you have a far better chance of the weather being a non-issue during the summer. It is possible to stay cool, both physically and mentally, by adhering to these straightforward strategies for a summer time move to El Paso.


Book Your Mover Promptly

That 80% number? Each of them will need moving trucks, and most of them have to have at least a basic crew. It's never too early to begin considering the logistics of your move--full service moving company in El Paso, DIY, or somewhere in between? Go ahead and start getting in touch with professional moving companies regarding dates in addition to quotes and make up your mind at the earliest opportunity to be sure you're on their schedule.

Should you wait too long to employ a professional moving company--one which is accredited with the NTSB, holds full insurance on gear and employees, and provides an entire slate of services--you will wind up working with a lower-end organization which doesn't have the qualified designations and knowledge to do the job.

Book Your Friends Early, as well

Your pals will probably ask if they can provide you with a hand with your packing. You'll want to take them up on the offer--it can be a terrific hangout time, and in case you are dismantling an home theater system or perhaps a playset, extra hands are a necessity. Take into account that it's summer time for all and get on their calendars a couple of weeks out. This is especially significant if your move is a DIY, determine your dates to pack and load early on.

Move Sensitive Items in Your Car

Professional moving companies in El Paso are able to wrap and safeguard fragile and valuable items in order that they can transfer in safety to your new house. They know the most effective packing material for a particular treasure and are specialists in filling and balancing boxes. So, you don't need to be worried about fine art, crystal, or china not making the trip.

Electronics, alternatively, are a completely different monster. The parts in televisions, computers, audio speakers, gaming systems, and so on are particularly sensitive to temperature and humidity and need to travel with you, inside an air-conditioned automobile. Your mover company will help you package your gadgets to ensure that they are insulated against bruises and bumps, but most definitely will recommend you place them in the car or truck for transport.

Prescribed medicines also should travel with you. Place the medications you need on the road in pill keepers and place the remainder of it in a baggie and set it within a tote you'll keep in the air-conditioned car.

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Organize an Early Day

Make sure to schedule the difficult work at the start of the day. The humidity amounts differ contingent on which area of the country you are in, however the most extreme heat generally strikes close to 3 pm. If you can have trucks loaded close to 3 and then everybody can get more comfortable in an AC equipped auto. In the event the move is a DIY, acquire the moving truck in the afternoon and load as much as you possibly can before it becomes too dark, and then finish up the following day.

It Will be Similar to a Holiday to the Seaside. Kind Of.

Pack a tote with sunscreen, hats, pest spray, extra t-shirts, as well as shades to shield you against the burning rays of the summer time sun. Reapply sunscreen as directed, and exchange shirts when they're drenched and yucky.

Hydrate. After that hydrate more. Grab cases of water bottles and put them in a cooler where everybody's got access and provide them to the moving company crew. They'll usually have their own, but on a very hot day more will almost always be encouraged. Save the beer for when you're unpacked and hydrated--alcohol, physical exertion, and a hot day can be a formula for a heat stroke.

Board Your Pets

Animals require relief from high heat along with stress, so board them for moving day so they are more at ease. Pick them up on the road out; be sure to allow room in the car for Spot.


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