Moving Tips

Make Moving Day a Happy Day And The Best Move You've Ever Had!

Spreading the word:

*Notify both building managers of your move date.

*If possible, reserve the elevator at your new and old address.

*Reserve a parking space near the building of your new and old address.


 

Packing Your Belongings:

*Use Uniform sized boxes with tops and pack within reasonable weight.

*Do not use plastic bags to pack your goods.

*Use small boxes for books.

*Leave perishables in an operating refrigerator or ice chest.

*Do not wrap pictures or glass in newspaper as the ink will rub off.  Use packing paper or bubble wrap.



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Organizing the Shipment:

*Disassemble, as much as possible, beds, mirrors from dressers, etc. This will save time.

*Take down curtains, drapes, wall hangings and pictures.

*Maximize access to all items being moved and keep hallways and doorways clear.

*Place lamps, glass and all fragile items in one area.

*Stack boxes in one area.


During the Move:

*Create a personalized moving checklist that includes items that should be moved yourself such as small items, breakable items, coins, jewelry, and valuables

*Inform us of any special requests you may have and review the driver's paperwork before the move begins.

*Children and pets should be kept in a safe distance.

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