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Relocation tips

 

Read these tips carefully, because they will help to significantly facilitate the process of your move, as well as save your time and money!

Packaging

Proper packing is the most important requirement for a successful move. The safety of your things during transportation depends on the good packing.

Boxes protect your items much better than plastic bags. When choosing boxes, remember that their material must be strong enough to support the weight of other boxes that can be put on top during transport.

It will be easier for you and the movers to load and unload boxes if the weight of each box does not exceed 25 kilograms.

If you still deciede to use bags, then choose a material that will not break during the transfer. Some items can cut the bag – it is better to pack them in boxes or wrap into something.

The load inside the boxes should not hang out.

Shipping List and Box Marking

Use marker to mark all the contents of the boxes or even the room from which / to which you are transporting things. It will be easier for you to sort the goods and look for things after the move.

Give the boxes serial numbers to make it easier to check the integrity of the cargo after transportation.

Make one box with all essentials and transport it separately so that after moving you can quickly access its contents, such as tools, medicines, etc.

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If you live in an apartment building, try to arrange with your neighbors and free up the nearest parking space so that the movers can quickly do their job – this way you will save time and money!

The most valuable things are recommended to be folded in a separate bag or box and take with you.

Put the box with the most valuable and fragile things on the top, and the most difficult – on the bottom.

Fix the load carefully and professionally so that during the movement boxs will not fall, tip over and damage the property.

Vehicles of the carrier company must have special equipment to fix the cargo.

To accelerate loading and unloading, make sure that the loaders will have a clear path to carry items – remove unnecessary items from the way.

General advices

Furniture handles shall be removed or twisted inside.

Remove cabinet doors or lock them in the closed position with a scotch tape. Small scarves can be wrapped with tape so that drawers and doors do not open during transport.

In the case of the transportation of electronics – take a picture of the connections prior to disassemblement. if will help you to connect themq uicker after the move.

Take a picture of the appartment electricity, gas and water counters, not to pay utility costs for other people.

Wrap dishes and fragile items in paper or towels.

Seal mirrors and glass with a wide tape. This will help to reduce the load on the surface, as well as relieve you of splinters, if the glass is damaged.

Choose the time to move so that transport does not stuck in traffic jam during rush hours – it will save you time and money.





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