Post-moving activities people forget about

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    Few people say moving is fun. Mostly everyone agrees that it is hard, stressful, requires a lot of planning… And can often be expensive. But – not if you call our movers and packers Maryland. And, if you just arrived in your new home, there might be some post-moving activities that you may forget about. So, sit back and let us help you out with some tips.

    What are the most common post-moving activities people forget about?

    Post-moving activities people forget about are usually storing, cleaning, and unpacking. Unpacking may sound strange to forget, but if you move abroad it can easily happen. Once your interstate movers in Maryland drop off your items, you may put them in a garage and simply forget about them. But with the tips you’ll read here on what to do after moving in, you’ll be ready to go on with your usual daily activities.

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    If you just arrived in your new home, there might be some post-moving activities that you may forget about.

    Once you move in…

    Moving in can employ you for a long time. Just think: planning your space, unpacking, storing, renovating, and cleaning. Hey, you may even forget to move some of your items and then need to call labor-only services. And when you arrive at your new home, you will face even more challenges. It may seem like a small thing to decide where to put a vase, armchair, or dishes. However, after a whole day at work and moving out of the old home, the last thing you need is another in a series of big decisions or another big project. Doing some work right after moving in can help you feel better and more useful. And it will save you time. Even if you have bought or rented a space – an apartment or a house – which is somewhat equipped, you will also have a lot of work to do.

    Other than this, you may need some new furniture or additional items you need for your new home. Check out our delivery services that are super useful. We will pick up your item at the given location and deliver it to your doorstep in the brand new condition you purchased it in. Allow us to take care of the heavy lifting and transferring and you won’t have to worry about a thing.

    Planning how to decorate

    What if you don’t like the carpet, couch, or table in the apartment? This will take additional time from your work, or worse, from your family. So plan ahead and don’t let anything surprise you! You may decide that this is too many things to think about right at the beginning and that everything will be ok in time when you move in. Even still, you may not have the current finances to cover the decor and buy the furniture you like, or you may not have the time. But know that the longer you procrastinate, the more work you will create for yourself.

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    A post-relocation activity can take additional time from your work, or worse, from your family.

    Renovating the new space

    One of the common post-move activities people forget is renovating. It may seem obvious but people often think that their new place is acceptable… And only realize it’s not once they move in. There are many ways you can renovate your home. With this, replacing the floors is a big deal and if you have the money you can make this decision while moving, and you will also be doing yourself a big favor for sure. You can easily do this and schedule floor replacement. For example, while you are packing, let the workers install a new floor in your new space. Because if you put this off, you will have to move the furniture and other things later, depending on which part of the floor is set in the room. The furniture will most likely be everywhere in the house.

    Things to consider

    If you don’t want to waste time on things you forgot about, there’s a simple solution. If you have hired a moving company, leave the packaging and transportation to them. Keep valuables and money with you, and in order not to waste time, go to work or spend time with your family. If you are unpacking on your own, either hire craftsmen to paint your place or ask a partner, friend, or relative to help you out. In this way, the job will definitely last shorter! When you install, paint and install everything, you are really at home. After packing, transporting, unpacking, and assembling everything in your new place, invite your friends, cook them dinner and enjoy a new home and a new chapter in life!

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    When you install, paint and install everything in your new place, you are really at home.

    Try to set some deadlines

    Once you move in, it may be hard to start unpacking again and finishing other post-moving activities. If you need an extra incentive to stick to your deadlines, try to connect the things you hate to do to some happy events. For example, if you hate to separate clothes that you will no longer wear, then you can promise yourself to take them to a charity on the same day. Also, when other people depend on your completed tasks, you are more likely to complete them just in time. Lastly, try to label boxes and bags so that it is as easy as possible for you to find a particular item and know what it belongs to. No matter what system you have, you try to be consistent and pack everything the same way. Good luck!

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    First off, Maya in the office is wonderful! We had logistic issues on the original date we were scheduled due to our transport trailer not fitting in the apartment complex loading dock or parking lot. She was able to reschedule us for the next day for the movers to meet at the trailer storage yard to transport our belongings to the complex in their truck instead. She called to check up on us during the move and is a pleasure to work with. The movers; Andrew, Junior and Rolando were also a pleasure to work with. They showed up and got right to work...between unloading the transport into their truck, an hour drive to the complex and bringing up all our stuff to the 7th floor they were done in a little over 3 hours. They were careful with all of our furniture and made sure it was safe from damage during transport and unloading. Couldn't be happier with the service and I definitely recommend them for any type of move you are in need of! When the Army sends us to a new location Here & Now will be on our speed dial!

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