5 Tips for Making Your Moving Day Go Smoothly

Moving is a stressful task. We’ve talked about many ways to make the different aspects of your move go easier. But when the day finally comes, you’re going to want to make sure that it’s as non-stressful and easy as possible. And who knows, you might even have some fun along the way!


Prep Time

Preparing for a move is half the battle. Being able to plan out exactly what you’re bringing, your priorities, and making sure everything can best get squared away in an efficient manner are all crucial to a successful move. But this can be easier said than done. Part of prepping means making a plan, schedule, and trying to stick by that as best as possible so you can feel better prepared for the tasks ahead. But with moving, sometimes things can go wrong or not according to plan. When your move date comes, be sure to remain flexible and relaxed if things aren’t going 100% according to plan and schedule.


Accommodating Pets

We all love our pets, and taking care of them during a move can sometimes fall into a secondary category while we move all of our heavy boxes and furniture. However, it’s vital that you take care of them during this process because odds are that they’re even more stressed about it than you are. Whether that means sequestering them alone for a while, or trying to get a friend/relative to look after them for a day, finding the right solution to keep your pets safe, calm and happy during a move can save you a lot of time and stress.


Relaxation and Fun

Moving doesn’t have to be all stress and doom! It can be an occasion where you can get excited about starting something new with your life. Whether it’s moving homes, or moving office equipment around, a move indicates a fresh start and a rebirth. Taking time to sit back, relax, and take it all in can bring some much needed levity to a move.


Making Sure Everything is Secure 

Once you start packing, it’s crucial that you double-check everything. Make sure that all the boxes are taped up. Make sure that all of the furniture is secure in the van. And most importantly of all, make sure that you have everyone and everything you need for the trip. Creating things like emergency packs, an essentials kit, and a checklist can go a long way to making sure that everything is where it’s supposed to be and secure.


Getting the Right Help

The final piece to a successful move is making sure that you have the right help for the job. Oftentimes people ask their friends and family to help them move, and that’s great! But if you have a lot of stuff, or don’t want to be lifting heavy objects all day, Elite may be the move for you. We provide expert moving at a competitive price. So if you’re thinking about a moving company, consider Elite!