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January 09, 2022

Ways To Help the Moving Company Ensure Your Moving Day Proceeds Smoothly

getting ready to moveBy Julie DeLong, A-1 Freeman Moving Group 

Moving from one property to another can be a hectic operation. Working with a moving company in Houston can make your relocation manageable. A professional mover in Houston provides the experience along with resources needed to smoothen your moving day. If you want to make sure your moving day carries on without problems, here are some actions you can take to help the moving company in Houston deliver this end result.

1. Be There or Have a Representative

You or your representative should be available the entire day to respond to the movers' questions or complete selected duties to help in the move, like signing paperwork. You can ask a trustworthy and reliable buddy, relative, or neighbor to represent you if you can't be available. It is best to move out of the movers' way, given that they have the professional skills necessary for the move. Just make sure they can find you if they require clarifications or answers.

2. Clear the Way

Walk the route the movers may take from each of the exits to the moving van before their arrival. For instance, you can walk from your garage door, front entry, or backyard gate to the moving truck. Eliminate all obstacles and stumbling dangers on these routes outside as well as inside your home. Clear any toys, cords, or household furniture on these paths. Blow away or perhaps sweep fallen leaves, debris, or fallen twigs on the walkways. Removing all these hazards as well as obstacles assures movers will move freely, even if they can't see the way before them as they haul significant items or move backward. Also, ensure there's adequate, convenient parking for the moving vehicle.

3. Provide the Movers a Tour

Give the professional movers a tour of your property after they arrive. Indicate things that need special care and those that might be difficult to move. Point out if you've got a no-pack area. You should move the belongings you plan to relocate yourself to a room or area you'll be able to secure. If you move them to a room, tape a "Do Not Pack" sign on the closed door.

Show the movers the restrooms they're able to use. You might also show them where they can get snacks as well as water. Inform them of all exits to increase their choices when moving your things to the moving van. You can also show them any dangers they may come across. You should also conduct another walk through after they have loaded the moving vehicle to ensure they loaded everything.

4. Keep Pets and Children Entertained and Out of the Way

Be sure that your children are out of the movers' path as they pack and move your items. You can ask a relative, close friend, or next door neighbor to watch them. In case they'll be at hand, ensure they have got something exciting to do, such as play with toys, coloring books, playing video games, using handheld electronics, or watching movies. You need to keep an eye on the children, making certain they remain safe.

Should you own household pets, plan how you'll keep them out of the way. They can escape your premises when movers leave your doors and gates open. You should look at boarding your pets for moving day or leave them with a reliable friend, relative, or next door neighbor.


Knowing and playing your role in your moving day really helps to make certain your move is executed effortlessly. Professional movers in Houston will certainly have an understanding of your requirements and make use of their skills to make sure your moving day proceeds smoothly. If you want professional moving services for an approaching move, contact A-1 Freeman Moving Group in Houston today.


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The Mickelson Family
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