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An Expert Guide to Interstate Moving

Interstate moving can be a very stressful process, but with the help of interstate moving companies, you can find it a little less overwhelming. With this Lead Quote Movers basic guide you can gain insight into the process and avoid some of the potential pitfalls.

Plan Your Interstate Moving

Planning is a vital part of any interstate moving, so you should start with a list of considerations such as what you need to pack, if you need professional help and what services may be affected by the move. These are issues that are likely to need attention before you even start packing.

Don’t Delay Starting

Moving interstate can require a lead in of at least a month or two, so start early. Begin with packing anything you won’t need before the move, such as seasonal clothing. Take this opportunity to get rid of any items you no longer use or want. You will also need to start making arrangements to change your address with service providers, banks, and other contacts.

Organize New Home Changes

You can also minimize the stress of moving interstate by organizing any changes to your new home before you arrive. This could be a simple matter of painting a room, or you may need some remodel changes. Ideally, these changes can be done before you move it to save stress.

Pack Carefully

Many cross country moving companies will insist on professional packers, so you will need to confirm if you can self pack if you prefer. If you are packing yourself, be sure to pack carefully and label every box with your new address details. All boxes should be properly sealed, and you will need to ensure that there is adequate cushioning in each box. Even apparently sturdy items such as books can be damaged on the corners if they are not adequately protected.

Check With Your Interstate Moving Company

Many interstate moving companies will have guidelines and rules about what can and cannot be shipped. You may need to dispose of certain items such as liquids or drain fuel from garden tools. You also need to disassemble larger items to minimize space requirements. It can be a good idea to take photographs of how each item was disassembled you are worried about reassembly in your new home.

Get Help

Whether you choose a full service interstate moving company or you rope in a few friends, you will need some form of help to move efficiently. If you are obtaining professional help, be sure to check that the company has an excellent reputation and your belongings will be in safe hands.

Keep an Important Box

Finally, you need to ensure that you have one box or bag that will stay with you. This should contain all of your important items such as documentation, jewelry, chargers, and devices. You should have any item that you may need before the rest of your belongings arrive, so a change of clothing is also a good idea.

If you are thinking of interstate moving, you should speak to us. The Lead Quote Movers team can connect you with the best interstate moving companies that have the skills and experience to help make your move as seamless as possible.

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