Providing accurate and detailed information about your Atlanta moving needs is the key to a smooth moving day. When soliciting an estimate, give the most detailed information possible to our Atlanta movers
so that we can give you an exact idea of the equipment you will need
and schedule sufficient time and personnel to make your move a success.
As a general rule, don’t underestimate the number of articles you
need to move. Possessions often accumulate over time, leaving the
owner with more to move than they had during previous moves.
Preparing your Boxes
Take time to properly calculate the number of boxes that you
think you’ll need for your move and let us know in advance so that we
can send the correct number to your home with enough time to allow you
to pack before your moving day.
Easy-to-forget moving reminders
*Clean out closets, the attic, and the basement as soon as you decide it’s time to move.
your reservations for movers two to four weeks before your move day.
When you call, be sure to ask movers if they are insured, and ask for a
copy of the policy. Also, ask what kind of equipment is supplied.
*Submit your change of address form about a week before your move date.
disconnect times for cable, phone, and utilities about a week before
your move day, and then make sure utilities in your new home will be
turned on by the time you move in.
*Cancel newspapers, cable, pest control, cleaning help, and lawn services about a week before you move.
to pack your cleaning supplies (broom, dust cloth, mop, etc.) until
you’ve done your last cleanup—especially if you have a security deposit.
Don’t forget to clean your stove and defrost the fridge!
*Don’t leave the hardware to your furniture at your old place.
When you take something apart, put all the little parts and screws in a
bag. Then tape the bag to the piece, so you won’t have to track down the
moving large appliances, check your owner’s manual for special
instructions. Items like washers and dryers often need special handling.
*Don’t forget to take art off your walls, disconnect electronics, or pack the items in your yard.
of any items that moving companies are not allowed to transport by law.
These items include gasoline, bottled gases and other flammables,
ammunition, and explosives.
*Have an essentials grab bag. Have
your toothbrush, chargers, basically the essentials you might need for
the next 72 hours. It’s not an emergency situation, but if you treat it
as if it were one, it makes the whole move a lot easier.