We have to face the fact that any move can be difficult. You want to make sure everything goes according to plan when you are planning a household move. There are times when you need to move quickly.
How to get moving in a very short time
Your move will take place in a very short amount of time. If you decide to hire a moving company, you will need to coordinate packing supplies, people, and vehicles to transport your belongings. You also have to fit everything into your tight schedule. Next, you can start packing and planning.
Let’s suppose that you have a full-time job and are unable to take time off for a move. Hiring a professional moving company can help you to reduce stress and anxiety when it comes to moving. As soon as you are aware of the date, call the moving company. Long-distance moving companies can coordinate and execute a local move within 24 hours. You can have your belongings delivered within 3-9 days depending on where you live. Even if you don’t have a plan for your next home, the first step is to schedule your move date.
Priorities to be aware of when you are moving last-minute
You can now focus on packing once you have your mover booked. Your job is to clear out all clutter and get rid of as many as you can before your mover arrives. It is a good idea to get rid of everything you don’t use or no longer need in the last 12 months. It won’t be possible to go through your entire collection in such a short time frame. Don’t hesitate to decide whether you want to dispose of it or give it away. It’s okay to pack it and then sort it when you get to your destination.
Your “go bag”
As a “go bag” for your move day, pack a bag with essentials. You will need to bring a few clothes, toiletries, and medications for the next few days. This bag will allow you to easily transport yourself from one place to the next. You can leave everything else to the movers who will pack and haul.
Pack by room
Last-minute moves are easier if you pack by room. You can keep the same items in one room. You should pack non-breakable items under breakable items. To wrap breakables, you can use towels, socks, or t-shirts. For lightweight items like clothes, shoes, and pillows, you should use larger boxes. For heavier items, such as books or other heavy objects, use larger boxes. This will ensure that you don’t end up with heavy, bulky boxes that are hard to move.
How to pack a last-minute move
There are many packing tips out there. Although there are many tips that can be applied to all moves, these tried-and-true hacks will help you pack quickly for a last-minute move.
Focus on one room at a given time. Begin with the areas and items that you use the most.
Wrap fragile items with the linens and clothes you already own at home
Avoid the urge to pack neatly organized boxes. Do not be afraid to fill your boxes with a mix of items.
Label your boxes according to the room. Only use detailed labels for items that you are certain you will need right away.
To pack your clothes and shoes, use suitcases or heavy-duty trash bags.
Hang your clothes on hangers and cover them with trash bags.
You might consider swapping boxes for stackable, reusable plastic containers.
It’s not something we can sugarcoat. Last-minute moves can be stressful. These tips can help ease the stress of packing and organizing in a hurry. Once you have mastered moving at hyperspeed, the next move will feel much simpler. You need to get moving, the clock is ticking!
Ask for help
Even if you’re moving locally, it’s always a good idea to have family or friends available to help with packing. Any additional help during a move can make it less stressful and easier.
You can be organized, no matter how busy you are or whether you have the time and resources to plan ahead. Call us to schedule your move, order your moving supplies and get your plan started.
Texas Movers Group provides long-distance and local moving services in Dallas, Frisco, Plano, Allen, Carrollton, Richardson, Katy, Celina, Montgomery, Texas.