Your Go-To Moving Day Checklist

When gearing up for a move of any kind, it’s easy to get sucked up into the chaos and confusion of trying to organize your things and coordinate with your movers. However, when tackling a relocation of any kind, you should always have a strategy and plan of attack in place so you can enjoy a stress-free and smooth moving day. 

Moving can be pretty time-consuming and complicated, but having the right preparation means that you can approach it with an informed eye and the ability to work through things in a way that allows you to move with ease. 

The best way to tackle a move in an informed and organized way is to not only have the right plan but to have the right movers on your side. Hollander Storage & Moving Co. will be there for you every step of the way in your moving process and will give you the best services and the best prices. We know that no matter if you’re an experienced mover or a first-timer, having the right moving company on your side makes all the difference. We’ll give you the best move possible!

How to Take on Moving Day

When moving day rolls around, having a plan in place will let you get your things out of your old home and into your new one efficiently and quickly – and without stress! Follow this checklist to make your moving day run smoothly. 

  • Have a Go-To Person Present

You might assume that it would be a given to be there during your move and when your moving crew comes, but you might be surprised to find that a lot of moving crews show up to find owners absent, and having to move with no direction or oversight from their clients. 

Even if you can’t be there, make sure there’s a responsible adult around to answer any questions that your movers might have, sign paperwork or documentation, and help direct the packing or loading process for your moving crew. 

  • Clear a Walkway

For the safety of you, your movers, and your household items, you’ll want to make sure that there’s a clear walkway through your home and yard for your movers to walk through with boxes or heavy furniture. This is not only a convenient thing but is also a safety precaution for you and your movers. 

  • Do a Walkthrough of Your Home

When your professional movers arrive, make sure to do a walkthrough of your home to point out any fragile or important items, plus any things that you’ll be keeping with you during the moving process that won’t need to be loaded up onto the truck. 

Once everything has been loaded up, make sure to also do a final walkthrough with your movers to make sure everything that should be loaded onto your truck has been, done and that nothing has been left behind. Make sure to check cabinets, drawers, and anything where items could be left unnoticed. 

  • Keep Kids & Pets Entertained

On moving day, one of the most important things you can do if you have children or pets is to keep them safe, entertained, and out of the way. Either try to arrange for them to be at your family or friends’ houses while your move is happening, or try to have them in a separate room where they can stay relaxed. This is also a safety concern, as having children or pets running around while moving furniture in and out can be dangerous for all involved. 

  • Make Sure You Have Your Driver’s Information

Once your items are loaded up and good to go, exchange contact information with your delivery driver to make sure that you’re kept up to date with the status of your move and when your items will be delivered to you. This will be convenient for your driver and will give you peace of mind. 

Now that you know what to do to keep your moving day smooth and straightforward, make sure to have Hollander Storage & Moving Co. on your side to give you the best moving services for the best prices. See what we can do for you today!


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