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4 Moving Mistakes To Avoid

Have A Smooth Moving Day

Moving is already a stressful task, so it is important you take as much stress out of the process as possible. There are a few things you can do to make your move much easier and make the operation much smoother . We all look forward to moving day so we can be in our new home, so here are 4 Moving Mistakes to Avoid.

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Winging It

Don’t wait until the last minute to figure out how you are going to be transporting everything to your new destination. It is important to plan ahead of moving day so you are not ill prepared for any unforeseen issues that may arise. When you plan ahead, moving day will go much smoother for everyone involved, from Granny Edna all the way to Spike, the family dog.

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Ignoring The Weather

Weather has proven to be a factor that can change the dynamic of a day within minutes. Take a look at the forecast before moving day, if the weather is not going to be in your favour, you should know this so you can plan accordingly. If there there is going to be a snowstorm, you should take in to account that traffic will be moving a lot slower and it may take you a little longer to reach your destination. This is one of the moving mistakes to avoid because it can impact your whole moving process.

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Not Throwing Things Out

Moving is a perfect opportunity for you to get rid of a lot of items you no longer use. Of course you do not want these items in your new home because you are never going to use it, and you shouldn’t pay to move something you are not going to use. One option is to throw items out in the garbage, or you could give it away to someone who you think might need it.

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Not Packing A “Need Immediately” Box

Moving day is usually a long day so you should be prepared. Even though your boxes will be labelled (because it is the best thing to do), it still will not be easy to find things that you are looking for among the many boxes and bags that you have. You should pack a box or bag of things that you will need immediately once you move in to your new home. Although contents of the bags will vary for every person or family, the bag should include things like toiletry items, clothes, or tools. Of the moving mistakes to avoid, this should be on the top of your list so that you can locate things that you need once you’ve made it to your new location.

Did we forget anything? What is something you think should be avoided on moving day? Let us know!

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