3 Mistakes to Avoid During Long Distance Moves

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When it comes to moving, it is very easy to make mistakes. After all, you’re going to have to think about a ton of things to get everything done properly. Errors can become more apparent when you’re about to relocate over long distances. This is because there are more things to cover and it is more difficult to handle what’s necessary, such as getting the right papers. The best way to not make mistakes is to learn about them first. This way, you can be prepared so as not to commit to them should such events happen, and if something unsightly does happen you would immediately know how to remedy them.

AVOID MISTAKES DOING LONG DISTANCE MOVES

 

Not Leaving Enough Behind

When you’re moving to a faraway place, it can be very tempting to pack everything inside boxes and not leave anything behind. The thing is, the more things you pack, the larger the costs that you have to cover when you travel. To minimize the things that you have to bring, you can hold a garage or yard sale to sell them off. You can even gain some extra pocket money because of it.

 

Square Footage is not Equal to Open Floor Space

 There are sometimes wherein moving to a new location becomes difficult simply because you don’t have immediate access to look at the new place. Therefore, you rely on information brought to you by your real-estate broker. You would then have to rely on information that is presented to you on paper. Hence, it can be easy to assume that your new place is large enough simply because it has a large area. However, it may have amenities and features, or simply the layout of the home, can reduce the functional area of the home. Therefore, it is better to ask your broker an estimate on how large the room really is.

 

Using Commonly Used Clothes for Kitchen Item Padding

One of the cost efficient ways to bring get packing done is to use clothes as padding instead of using packing paper or bubble wrap. However, do make sure that the T-shirts and other clothes that you use for this purpose are not your everyday apparel and clothing. You don’t want them to get stained from the dirt (among other things) while inside the boxes.

If you need more assistance with regards to your upcoming move, you can do so by contacting Golan’s Moving & Storage.