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by Melinda Herrera

If you're planning to move, it's a good idea to start preparing early, so your move is successful. You can set yourself up for success by preparing as much as possible for your moving day. There are certain things you need to have in place to make sure that your move is hassle-free. Bear these things in mind so that you can have a good moving experience.

Hire the Right Moving Company

Hiring a moving company to assist you with moving is one of the most important steps you can take to make the moving process a lot easier. This is especially true if you are moving long distances. 

However, even if you are not moving a long distance it is always a good idea to hire someone to assist you. Your movers can help you pack for moving day in the most efficient way possible.

They will also help you to protect any delicate items you have so that they do not get damaged in the transportation process. Additionally, once you hire a reputable moving company, they will usually come with liability insurance. This means that you will be compensated for anything that is damaged in the move.

Create a Checklist

Once you decided on the moving company to assist you, the next step is to create a checklist of the things you need to do before moving day. Get things out of your head and onto paper if possible. This is the best way to make sure that everything is done correctly.

Make a checklist of all the tasks your moving company will help with. This way you can go through your list regularly and start checking things off as they get done.

Declutter Your Home

After you hire your moving company, it's always a good idea to do some spring cleaning. Moving is the perfect time to start decluttering. It will give you less to move which can drive down your costs.

Buy three large boxes and label them: "donate," "keep," and "toss." Start putting items in these three boxes to help reduce how much you will have to carry to your new location.

Hiring the right moving company is one of the biggest steps you can take home to make your move a successful and comfortable one. However, once you hire a company, you need to make sure that you are doing everything to prepare. This will make things easier for you and your moving company.

Contact a local moving company to learn more.