swing sets and other large items. If you're moving in winter, plan
ahead to prevent them from freezing in the ground.
all beds. Movers assume that waterbeds will be drained completely
and disassembled prior to their arrival.
mirrors off the dressers. Wrap the screws and tape them into the
top right-hand drawer of the dresser.
the legs off large tables and handle carefully to avoid damage.
screen door plungers and any doors that had to be removed when you
through the house when the crew first arrives and point out the
things that are not to go, as well as items you are especially concerned
yourself available at all times in case of questions.
to keep children from getting in the way of the movers. Remember
this is a big day for them, and try to be as patient as possible.
in carrying small items, boxes, etc. Do not attempt to carry heavy
items requiring two people. The movers are experienced at working
the house thoroughly prior to the departure of the crew. The driver
is instructed not to leave until you are satisfied that they have
loaded everything that is to go.
organized at the new house. Have someone at the door to direct the
movers. This will eliminate confusion about where to place items.
and unpack the clothing wardrobe cartons you rented, or which the
movers supplied on the day of the move, while the movers load and
unload the truck. Make sure they're one of the last things to go
onto the truck. This way, you can unpack the wardrobe cartons quickly
and the movers can take them when they leave, thus avoiding additional
items on your own where possible to save time and the cost of having
the movers do it.
a closing date that is unique and not end of the month.
about where your moving from. (i.e. elevator to large building may