Best Tips for Moving During the Busy Spring Season

Springtime is a season for growth and change, so it is no surprise that a lot of people choose to move homes during this time, just taking advantage of the fresh start that spring brings. With this though, choosing to move during the busier spring season comes with its own unique set of challenges. By planning and organizing well, you can make sure you have a smooth transition to your new home. Here are some of our best tips for moving during this busy season!

Plan Ahead

As soon as you know for sure that you will be moving, try to start planning. Spring is definitely a popular time to move, so booking your moving company and deciding on a moving date early will help you make sure you are able to move when you need to.

Declutter Before You Pack

Take advantage of the spring cleaning season and declutter your house before you begin to pack. Consider donating or selling items you do not need or use anymore to lighten your belongings and save some money on moving expenses. As an added bonus, a clutter-free home is easier to pack and unpack!

Consider Allergens

While springtime brings lots of blooming flowers, it also brings pollen and allergens with it. If you or anyone in your family has allergies, make sure to take the right precautions during the moving process. Try to keep windows closed during packing and moving to lessen the exposure to the allergens, and in the case of more severe allergies, consider even wearing masks while working with dusty or moldy items.

Pack Essentials Separately

Make sure to pack a separate box with some essentials you will need on moving day and while you are unpacking your new home. Pack things like toiletries, medications, a change of clothes, food, important documents, and any other valuables you want to keep close!

Remember to Stay Flexible

Spring weather can be unpredictable, so remember to stay flexible with your moving process! Pay attention to the forecast leading up to your move and try and have a backup plan in case of a heavy storm or any other setbacks. Additionally, think about scheduling your move for a weekday when moving companies might be less busy and more able to accommodate your plans.

Stay Hydrated

Spring in Southeast Texas can definitely have some scorching temperatures so it is important to stay hydrated, even if you are only handling the packing and unpacking side of things. Make sure to stay hydrated and energized by taking regular breaks, having nutritious snacks, and drinking plenty of water leading up to and during your move.

Notify Utilities and Change Your Address

While it might seem obvious, don’t forget to let your utility providers know about your move and to transfer your services or disconnect your services as needed. Also, update your address with the post office, bank, subscriptions, and any other relevant places to make sure you get your important mail at your new home.

Moving during the busy spring season can bring a lot of challenges with it, but with the right planning, organization, and a positive attitude, you can make the process go by smoothly and enjoyably! By following these tips with Burris Moving and Storage, you will be well-prepared to start on your springtime move and approach this new season of your life with confidence and excitement. Contact us and view our moving tips. Happy moving!