MOVING U MOVING TIPS
Our mission is to help make your move in Denver as stress free as possible. Check out some of our helpful moving tips listed here or call us about our services for planning an efficient and worry-free move of any size or scope.
Notify all pertinent government agencies, banks, creditors, gas, water, telephone, cable and internet providers of your move. Doing this prior to your next billing date will prevent important documents from being lost in the mail, as well as minimizing the disruption in your services.
Defrost and clean fridge(s) prior to moving day, and minimize the amount of perishable food you pack, as it can attract a whole zoo of creatures you likely want to avoid in your new Denver home.
Empty fuel from lawnmower, power tools, kerosene lamps and barbecue.
Plan the placement of furniture or equipment in your new location so our movers can accommodate you.
Checklists are important when you are moving. Make your lists of all your belongings. What are you donating, what are you storing and what are you moving to your new home.
YOUR ESSENTIALS BOX SHOULD INCLUDE
Any toiletries you may need
Snacks, coffee and tea
Change of clothes
Dish soap and dish cloths
Pet food and dish
Mugs, plates and cutlery
Important papers, such as receipts, banking information or tax slips
MOVING U OFFERS EXPERT PACKING SERVICES AT AFFORDABLE RATES.
For those looking to do the packing themselves, here are a few helpful tips:
Pack and clearly mark a box for ESSENTIALS that you will need immediately when you reach your new location
Pack food securely in sealed bags for extra protection. Moving can take a lot out of you, so we suggest packing some snacks in your Essentials box, to keep your blood sugar and mood up throughout.
Dispose, sell or donate unwanted articles prior to moving to streamline packing.
Loosely wrap glass, stoneware and all fragile items using two layers of plain paper or (ecofriendly) cloth (Clean socks work well!).
Wrapping items in newsprint may leave stains on certain items, so it’s best to use newsprint for things that can be wiped off easily, like cutlery or certain ceramics.
Pack all loose items in boxes, not bags.
Tape boxes across tops and edges and label them clearly according to room placement at your new location. This will make unpacking that much easier!
Label and place screws and small parts from disassembled furniture and equipment in small clear plastic bags. There’s nothing more annoying than trying to assemble furniture only to realize you’re missing half the screws, so make sure you think ahead.
Transport jewelry, money and valuables in your own vehicle. For your more precious (and fragile) possessions, Moving U recommends keeping them with you at all times during the move.
Organize and label electronics and cables before your move for easy set up at your new location. Cables have a tendency to become extremely tangled, so taking steps to minimize this will save you some grief when it comes time to unpack.