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Tips for Saving Time and Money When Moving

Jun 6, 2008
When you are moving everyone hopes to have a smooth stressfree move. But no matter what we do there is always some unforseen or overlooked obstackle that tend to complicate things. But with proper planning and experienced help you can avoid all this and improve your chances of having a sucessful move. There are many websites that will offer useful information and tips on how to go about preparing for your move. A good website is the removalsclassifieds.com. They provide very useful articles about moving,moving your pets and contact details for UK removals and storage companies.

Move on a Weekday

Moving on a weekday will help simplify the moving process in a number of ways. First of all, it is generally easier to line up services with a moving company when you plan for a weekday move rather than a weekend move. Furthermore, government offices, banks, and utilities are open during the week as well. This means it will be much easier for you to contact these businesses and organizations if you need assistance during the move.

Get Pre-Printed Address Labels

If you have have the address of your new house in advance of your moving day, you might want to think about getting pre-printed address labels. This will help to save you time when yo are sending cards and change of address forms to your banks, DVLA, utility companies, friends and loved ones.

Pack one Room At A Time

One way of drastically reducing your moving cost is to do some or all of the packing yourself. If you do decide to do this, then the easy way is to pack one room at a time and slowly working your way around your house or flat. take your time and pack a few boxes per day this way the job will not seem too overwhelming.

Maintain a Log

In order to keep track of all of your moving activities, you might want to consider maintaining a log. Your log doesn't have to be anything more than a simple notebook in which you record information about your move. The information you write in your log should include the names of people you spoke to, what took place during the conversation and when the conversation took place. You should also write down information about your utilities, including when they are scheduled to be turned off at your old home and turned on at the new one.

Carefully label Your Boxes

labeling your boxes will save you a great amount of time and effort when you finally get to your new house. Ensure that your labels contain the following information, the contents of the boxes and which room the boxes come from. This will help your movers to place the boxes in the appropriate rooms ate your new house.

By using these simple tips you will see the great difference it will make when organising your move.
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