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Planning does not take much time but brings great efficiency, especially for cumbersome jobs, many small stages such as when moving house. The ancients often said: “Stay in peace and happiness”, meaning that the house must be stable to wholeheartedly build a career. Therefore, moving house is inevitable. But how to move house, where to start? …, for those who have no experience moving house, this is not an easy question to answer.
Especially useful for families, students who want to move to cheap accommodation. Instead of having to use an expensive package moving service, with the plan revealed right below, you can move house yourself without spending too much money.
1. Plan to move house
“One minute of planning equals 10 minutes of execution”. The first job is that you have to plan the move, the more detailed the better. The plan helps you control the progress and avoid the situation of “water to the feet to jump”. The following timelines should be clearly defined in the plan:
Meeting time to discuss moving house
Time to start dividing and packing things
Time to book the package of moving services
Time to move to a new home…
2. Make a list of furniture to move
You should prepare a list of furniture in your home so that you do not miss any items, as well as easier to control and compare when you arrive at your new home.
Don’t take this lightly, once you have a list to move, you will realize there are a lot of things that you hardly use but still present in the house. That’s when you think of giving to relatives, friends, charity or liquidation, both having more space in your new home, and reducing a part of shipping costs.
3. Task assignment
Each member should pack their own personal belongings in their room and be responsible for packing the common furniture in the living room, kitchen, etc. according to the specific division. If you have small children, you can also teach them to pack their own toys.
4. Cut or transfer electricity, water, wifi contracts…
You should proactively notify service providers 30 days in advance to liquidate the contract.
5. Pack your belongings before moving
You should pack your personal belongings such as clothes, documents, etc. into cartons, plastic bags purchased at grocery stores or moving companies also provide.
6. Disassembly of household electrical appliances
Below are detailed instructions on how to disassemble each furniture in your home.
7. Choose a reputable moving service
On the one hand, you can estimate and compare the price range, on the other hand, through the way the staff consult and answer questions, you will also guess a part of the service quality here.
There are two ways for you to find a reputable moving company:
– Consult acquaintances who have used the service: The level of trust is high because the quality as well as the price has been verified.
– Refer online through channels such as Google, Facebook, forums such as webtretho.com, lamchame.com, …
Choose the right package of moving services
Currently, most moving companies offer service packages that suit your needs and conditions.
► Rent a moving truck: This is the most economical package, as you will do all the dismantling, packing and hiring of a moving truck.
► Economical moving: You will support some stages of moving, the company will do the rest.
► Package moving: The whole moving process will be taken care of by the company. You can refer to how to calculate the price of moving services to consider choosing the right service package for your needs.
+ Time to book the moving service: You should move in the morning to avoid prolonging the move and prolong the time. In addition, trucks are prohibited from traveling during the two hours of 6am-8am and 4pm-20pm, so you cannot move at this time.
+ Don’t be cheap: You should consider choosing a reputable service based on both price and quality factors. Nowadays many companies offer cheap or even very cheap prices to attract customers. But when performing, it does not work as the original agreement and automatically disclaims responsibility if an incident occurs. Many companies even use cheap prices to trap customers as in the article on scams when moving to the New Plum Branch once warned.
+ Sign a contract of transportation: Experience in moving house shows that you should sign a contract to move house to ensure your rights if there is a dispute.
► Note: Valuable papers and objects such as jewelry, rare items … absolutely do not let the company move house.
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