Careful Planning is Needed Before Long Distance Moving

Moving homes within the same town or city is often a relatively easy task and the logistics are usually pretty straightforward. Long-distance moves, however, bring with them a number of difficulties which mean it is always better to plan in advance and go for a professional service so that the entire process can be completed seamlessly. Here are 4 of the most important things you can do to ensure your long distance move is a stress-free as possible:


·   Prepare by Having a Clear Out: A long distance move is the perfect opportunity to get rid of those items that you’ve been holding onto for years but simply don’t have a use for. Selling some of your unneeded belongings can provide you with some extra pennies, or if you’re feeling generous, charity shops are always happy to accept good quality items.


·   Have a Schedule: Having a schedule in place will ensure your move proceeds smoothly, and it is never too early to start making plans. Make sure everything is packed as far in advance as possible and you know exactly what is happening when. If you have everything time-bound and organised, it will reduce that chance of any unexpected delays.

·   Update your Address in Advance: It is important that you notify places such as banks, internet companies, insurance companies, post offices, schools, utility companies and the like. Although not a part of the actualmoving process it is an important one, and having all of this sorted before you move will be one less thing to worry about afterwards.


·   Leave the Hard Work to the Professionals: Lastly, the most important thing you can do to ensure your long distance move goes well is hire a professional moving company. Carrying heavy furniture, appliances, boxes etc. can be hard work, so it’s best to leave it to the experts and save your energy for unpacking! Don’t be afraid to shop around for different quotes and take the time to find a moving company that can meet any specific needs you may have.


If you are looking for long distance furniture movers in Surrey or the surrounding areas to assist in your move, get in touch with Clear House Moves today.

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