Many people view moving as one of the most dreaded activities. Both the thought and act of moving leave people feeling frustrated and overwhelmed. We have made it our mission at Yarnall to take on all the stress from the physical burden of moving, however, there are other useful measures you can take to ensure your move is both peaceful and efficient.

If you are feeling nervous about a big move, start with these 5 useful tips:

Secure Your Move-In Date

Every aspect of your move revolves around your move-in date, so it’s vital that you confirm it as early as possible. While securing a date can feel like a moving target, it’s also important to stay in consistent communication with your realtor and/or builder to get your most current move-in date.

Get an Early Start

Due to the rise in demand for movers, you will find that moving companies are often booked months in advance. So even though you aren’t moving far, make sure you reserve your movers early. That way, you can avoid the stress of hoping they’ll have a last-minute cancellation. You’ll also want to make sure you hire movers that offer a wide range of comprehensive services. For example, moving companies, like Yarnall, will securely pack and unpack your belongings, making your move even more peaceful.

Clear Out Your Clutter

For every move, there are some items that are best left behind. Whether they are stowed away in the depths of your garage or the crevices of your closet, you may be surprised at the sheer volume of things you’ve accumulated over the years. Before you make your big move, set time aside to comb through these forgotten items and decide which ones you are comfortable with donating. Getting rid of this clutter will prove very worthwhile when moving day comes around.

Give Yourself Closure

Many times, we can get wrapped up in the hectic nature of a big move. You are leaving things and people behind and starting anew in an unfamiliar environment. Make sure you take the time to say proper goodbyes and tie up loose ends before moving day. Remind yourself that it’s not only an ending, but a new beginning.

Enjoy Your New Home

With the commotion that moving can cause, it’s easy to lose sight of what’s important. Things aren’t in place, maybe your belongings are disorganized, so it can be hard to truly appreciate how amazing your new home is. While it may take a little longer than you’d like to get situated, it’s essential to take in the sights of your new residence and appreciate where you are in each step of the process.

Moving? We can help.

We pride ourselves on having a loyal, dedicated team of movers. On average, our moving team has been with Yarnall Moving & Storage Solutions for more than 17 years. And over the decades, we have changed with the times and expanded to offer needed services. As problem-solvers, we help customers overcome their unique moving and storage challenges. We’re here to help every step of the way. Learn how.

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