Moving out is always a daunting task. Adding the summer heat doesn't ease the process. Despite the heat, summer is one of the busiest seasons for moving. Complete your transition without breaking a sweat with these tips and tricks.
- Determine who is doing the heavy lifting: Whether you're considering hiring full service movers to DIY, there are tons of options when it comes to moving all of your belongings. Be sure to consider your budget, household size, and amount of free time. Contacting family or friends can be a gear resource. Whether they offer a helping hand or the contact information for an A+ moving company, every little bit counts!
- Take pictures of electronic hook ups: Setting up cable and internet connection can be a pain the first time, and safe to say that the second time is no better. Make it easy on yourself by taking pictures of your current electronics set up. This will give you an exact guide for resetting up your TV and Wifi headache free!
- Daycare, Daycare, Daycare: With school out of session, it may be best to have your little ones out of the house while you tackle packing. Consider local day camps, daycare options, or even reach out to friends about babysitting for the day. If you have a pet, doggy day care might not be a bad option either. That way all of your little loved ones won't be overwhelmed by the move-out chaos.
- No time like the present: With even one months notice about the move, be sure to get started as soon as you can. If the thought of having cardboard boxes consume your home stresses you out try to complete free change of address or schedule utilities ahead of time at moving.com. Divvying up your piles into keep, donate, and trash might not be a bad idea either.
For more tips on how to ease the move check out this article from realtor.com