The Complete Checklist for a Smooth Relocation

The Complete Checklist for a Smooth Relocation

“To get a complete checklist for your move, kindly give this blog a good read now”.

Are you thinking of moving to a new city or a new neighborhood now? People, these days move for different reasons such as new job, promotion, college, better home, downsizing, separation or divorce, etc. The reasons can be aplenty and not all moves are pleasant.

No matter why you move, you must make sure that you have a checklist ready or else, you can be in a mess. You might forget about things totally if you don’t have a plan and a checklist. And yes, do not commit the blunder of moving on your own. You should always consider hiring affordable movers Chicago for your move. Trust me, it is totally worth it. They will make sure that everything goes smoothly. Moreover, they have the experience to deal with certain challenges that might come in the way of your move. They are always prepared for that. You do not have to take the headache of planning the routes and logistics as well. There are a number of other reasons why I am asking you to hire professionals.

And here is a complete checklist for you all. I hope that this will be helpful to you. If yes, then do let me know.

To make it easy for you, I have broken down the process into three segments, namely, packing day, loading day and delivery day.

Packing Day

Well, you need the help of your experts on this day. However, make sure you pack a few things by yourself such as important documents, jewelry, cash, family heirlooms, gems, coin collections, etc. It is better to carry them with you in your personal vehicle rather than asking the movers to pack them and load them into the truck with other belongings.

Before the packing day, it is your duty to get rid of all the unnecessary items and also use up all the perishable goods such as food, drinks, etc. You should also know about the items that the moving companies generally do not move.

If you have any kind of fragile items, let them know and ask them to use proper labels on the boxes or cartons.

If you have electronics such as television, micro oven, refrigerator, etc., then make sure you unplug them at least a day or two days before the moving day. Make sure that the pieces of furniture are dissembled by the experts. It is suggested that you ask the experts to do it and pack them likewise. Otherwise, you might just end up hurting yourself.

Loading Day

If you are absent during the loading, make sure that one of your family members stay while the local movers Chicago load the stuff into the truck. The person should take note of each and every box that goes into the vehicle.

Discuss all the policies before you sign any document. Ask the driver how you can communicate with him and by what time will he reach the new abode. It is better if you reach early and wait for him to turn up.

Delivery Day

Be present to accept the delivery of the goods. Your movers will help you unpack and settle down. Give clear instructions about which furniture would go into which corner of the house.

Check the final bill before making the payment.

Note if there are any changes in the condition of your goods. If there is, do not shy away from asking. If there are any missing items, report immediately.

Be very careful when you get the items unpacked and make sure that the items tally with your personal inventory.

I hope that this blog was helpful for you all. If yes, then do write to me.

To know more about moving companies Chicago, read my other blogs.

Author Bio: Julia, a blogger on affordable local movers Chicago, provides a moving checklist in this blog. Read her blogs to know about the best moving companies Chicago.

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