Moving in a hurry isn’t something anyone wants to do, but many often have to – and with the expert tips from Movers.com, you too can make it work!
While moving is normally a lengthy process that requires careful planning in advance, there are many situations where individuals or families need to change home fast - such as a new job opportunity out of state, or a urgent family matters.
If you need to move fast, paying attention to a few essentials can go a long way, says popular moving resource Movers.com.
In a complete guide to moving in a hurry, you'll find expert advice on how to move fast without compromising on safety - and the Movers.com directory of pre-screened movers will connect you with reliable, licensed and certified movers in Scranton.
If you need to move fast, you'd best forget about home hunting, says the report. You're better off finding a temporary place to rent in your area of interest, and taking the time to look for a more suitable option later on.
Decluttering before the move is also important as that will eliminate unnecessary items - and substantially reduce moving costs, especially for no-elevator apartments. The report recommends:
You'll also find tips on what to include in your essential bag, to ensure you don’t end up in a stressful situation once you arrive in the new place. Essentials such as toothpaste and toothbrushes, one change of clothes, bedding and pillows, are just a few of the items that are best kept separate, in an easily accessible place.
Finally, the report recommends taking the time for bare minimum box organizing, which will save you time and prevent frustration later on.
“You should consider labeling your boxes, even if you are moving in a hurry as it might just take a few minutes,” explains the report. “If you don’t, you will face a lot of difficulties in unpacking your belongings after you reach your new house. Even if you have professionals to assist you, they might interrupt you each moment to ask where these belongings would go, this will distract you.”
If you're looking for reliable movers in Scranton, Movers.com offers a list of pre-screened companies - check it out today for a stress-free move (yes, even if you're in a hurry)!