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How to Ensure a Smooth Long-Distance Move

Long distance moves can be a thrilling time! However, if you are moving your loved ones to a new city or province it is a huge endeavor which may be even more daunting than a local move. We have come up with 3 tips to ensure your long-distance move runs smoothly.

Create a Plan

Consider where you are moving to. This includes aspects such as lifestyle, space, and weather. Will you still have to have that snow blower? Is there going to be enough room inside your new garage or basement for all of the items you are currently storing? Now’s the time to make some decisions concerning what you will take along with you and what to leave behind.

Create a back-to-work schedule. Having knowledge of what you must be doing 2 months before your big move, a month, and one week ahead is critical to keeping yourself on the right path.

Pack Strategically

As all of your logistics and planning are laid out, you still must get down to your packing. It might be tempting to simply fill up boxes with all your belongings as fast as you can; however, that definitely will cause a headache in the future when you are unpacking in your new house. Pack strategically, instead, so you can save yourself effort and time.

Consider Mobile Storage

Move-in dates sometimes do not line up or maybe you still are searching for the ideal home inside your new city.

If you will be temporarily staying somewhere after or before the long-distance move, you might discover that renting a portable storage unit is useful. A mobile storage container is very secure and may be picked up and delivered on your own schedule. If you make a decision that mobile storage includes an option which will work for you, browse a company which may combine the temporary storage service along with long-distance moving services.

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