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Tips for Moving in the Spring

5 Tips for Moving in the Spring

After the cold winter months are over, the weather warms up, and moving can become a better option. Spring is considered one of the best times to move during the year. Also, consider that moving rates tend to be lower in the springtime when compared to the summer. Here are some helpful tips for moving in the spring.

Plan Your Move Early

Moving in the Spring is not as busy as moving in the summertime, but it is still considered busy for the moving industry. Therefore, you will need to plan your move early to book your desired moving date.
 

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The moving season starts to peak in May, but you’ll beat the mid-May rush if you schedule your move early enough. Prices also begin to start to sour at this time. Book early in the spring, and you’re likely to save money.

Spring Cleaning Before You Move 

If you are moving in the spring, it’s a great time to go through your belongings and get rid of things you no longer need. Spring is a great time to have a yard sale and make some money to help pay for some of the moving costs. Or you can donate your unwanted items to charity. This will reduce the number of things you are moving, but you are preventing bringing items to your new home that you don’t want.

Transfer Your Utilities

As mentioned before, spring is the start of the busy months for the moving industry. That is why you should transfer your utilities before you move. Moving into a new home without water, electricity, gas, and internet service is even worse than it sounds. Being proactive won’t only save you time. But will help reduce moving stress and anxiety.

Monitor the Weather

Spring weather can be a little unpredictable. Of course, you hope that your moving day will have nice weather, but there is always a chance of moving in the rain. We recommend you monitor the weather forecasts to have a smooth moving experience. If you are moving, have furniture covers ready and cardboard to place down on your floors, so you drag in mud and rain. Bad weather can make for a stressful moving day, so it is best to prepare ahead of time. 

 

Hire a Full-Service Moving Company.

Lile Relocation Services has been a trusted moving service provider for over 60 years. We offer local, long-distance moving and storage services to our residential and commercial customers. Springtime may be the perfect time to schedule your move. Relocation is still a complex process at any time of the year. For this reason, contact our expert movers at 888-507-6304 or fill out our online quote form

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