The Heavy Lifting
Moving is stressful. Our home is one of the most stable places in our lives, and when we move, we have to abandon that stability and reestablish it somewhere else. Even if we're moving from a shack to a mansion, it's still stressful.
Along with giving up our stability, moving is just a pain. It requires hours upon hours of hard work: packing, loading, driving, unloading, unpacking, and settling in.
A good moving company can make your move much less stressful. We at 2 Men and a Lady can handle the heavy lifting for you. Let us lighten the heavy load.
They were energetic, professional, polite, efficient, fast and took care of our possessions as if they were their own. I definitely would hire them again.
The Moving Checklist
8 Weeks Before Moving: Collect estimates from moving companies, budget for moving costs, and start researching your community.
7 Weeks Before Moving: Start compiling and transferring records to your new city.
6 Weeks Before Moving: Plan how you will move valuables, and separate items into a “keep” and “do not keep” piles.
5 Weeks Before Moving: Order boxes and moving supplies and begin packing things you do not use often. Remember to specify what is in the box by labeling.
4 Weeks Before Moving: Notify all utility services (water, gas, cell phone), make travel arrangements, and try to host a garage sale.
3 Weeks Before Moving: Plan transporting plants, animals, and have your car serviced. Do not pack flammables or poisons.
2 Weeks Before Moving: Notify professional services of your move, i.e., schools, doctor, insurance agent, etc.
1 Week Before Moving: Notify friends and family of new address, pack an “essential” box, drain water hoses, empty water beds, and empty and defrost fridge/freezer for 24 hours.
Moving Day: Personally supervise hired labor, check every room/closet for the last time, and leave a note with your new address for future residents to forward mail.