House relocation can be exciting and stressful, be it on your own or with a professional house moving company. But in each case, you need to be prepared first.

Without any action plan or to-do list, your work will get more annoying and you will feel more stressed, due to which you will not be able to enjoy your home removal journey.

Many smart people make their own to-do list for themselves as to what to do before the arrival of a professional house removalist or the actual moving day.

But there remains some confusion while moving with a professional moving company. For a successful and well-executed moving journey, you need to plan.

By assisting professional house removalists, moving a house to a new place either in the local or interstate is always amazing. But how and what sort of preparations do you need before your house movers arrive?

Many of us don’t know how to prepare ourselves when hiring house removalists. Today Mover Melbourne will clear all your doubts regarding what to do and what not to, just to ease out the whole pre-moving journey for you.


1. Sort Everything By Listing

Sort is the best way to categorize and organise things properly. Make a checklist of what you want to take with you. From top to bottom list down every item that you need in your new location.

And sell all those which are no longer required or damaged. Make a thorough list of items to be moved. This helps prevent your belongings from getting damaged or go missing while on the move.

So here are certain things that you can easily plan before your move, to avoid last-minute hiccups. Your checklist can contain the following things:

  • Collect copies of significant reports or documents
  • Things that you aren’t going to take with yourself
  • A list of item that you are going to donate, dispose or sell
  • Closure of all subscriptions and outstanding bills
  • A record or track of your belongings
  • Pictures of every one of your items. You can undoubtedly do this using your mobile camera
  • Buy removal and storage insurance from your moving company or any third party


2. Organize Things Accordingly

After creating a complete checklist or your to-do list, start organizing things accordingly as soon as possible. A poor organization of certain things can add to your time and likewise delay your moving.

This could also charge you with additional money if not noticed. Decide what you are going to pack and what will be packed by your house movers. Everything you want to pack must be impeccable and safe.

For proper organization, do the accompanying:

  • You can pack or separate your beddings and closet
  • Drain the fuel out of your fuel-controlled devices, for example, snow blowers or yard mower
  • Empty things like shelves, pantries, drawers, etc
  • Remove the batteries from all gadgets
  • Unplug, empty, and clean all electrical machines, for example, washing machine, dishwasher and refrigerator
  • Drain all the water from your bathtub or spa tub
  • Pack all the most precious goods like jewellery, expensive art and antiques, etc on your own


3. Always Have A Backup Plan Ready

It’s important to get prepared for your removal, but it’s even more important to have a backup plan ready, especially in case of interstate relocation, where you believe that things might go out of control.

In the environment of COVID-19, it’s necessary to prepare for things that can create an indirect delay in your move. Having a backup plan will ensure the safety of you and your belongings and won’t disturb your peace of mind.

So, consider all these following things and figure out what might happen if something doesn’t go in your way

  • Search for nearby lodging or hotel for small delays
  • For longer delays, you can identify a stand-in or temporary space, similar to a rental
  • Pack a few fundamental things for every member of the house, (e.g., drivers licenses, medicines, toiletries, telephone chargers, and so on)
  • Keep a list of basic contact numbers (e.g., your reporting manager assigned by your house removalists, the storage house providers, the hotel, family members and so on)


4. Confirm Your Moving Dates With Your House Removalists

Nothing will destroy your day as much as appearing to move in and realising you (or your movers) recorded the wrong date. Ensure your moving dates properly with the property owner of your old house and the house removalists company.

Even check the proper weather report and consider other things like your job timings, before choosing a particular moving date. Professional house removalists companies are 24*7 available at your service but you should select the best date according to your convenience for house moving.

So rather than saying “8/24/20” when you talk with your house removalists, we suggest saying, “I am calling to affirm my move-in date of Friday, August 24th.” This will help avoid confusion and will throw away the probabilities of being unsynchronized with your house movers.


5. Clean The Mess Before You Move Out

In the event that you have new buyers coming over, odds are it won’t be in “like new” condition when you show up. This is what the basics are all about. You cannot leave your own premises under the pile of dirt. Chances are, even those who go to clean up the mess before going out will undoubtedly miss some things for sure.

If you don’t have time or simply do not want to clean, search for an expert cleaning company who will do this task for you professionally. It doesn’t make a difference who does the cleaning as far as it gets done on time.

Booking a professional cleaning company is always helpful at the timing of moving. They can easily and quickly clean your house without wasting time. Professional cleaners have good knowledge of cleaning and disinfecting products and they know which surface should be cleaned with which cleaning products.

Cleaning before and after moving is necessary, it will help you to unpack and arrange your belongings to the new place quickly.

Mover Melbourne offers fantastic cleaning services with house removals. We have a separate team for cleaning. If you want to book cleaning services along with the services of removal, you can opt for Mover Melbourne and get heavy discounts and clubbed offers.


6. Do All The Small Things By Yourself

You can prepare your house for the moving day by simply helping your movers to do their job easily and smoothly. To get quick and hassle-free house removals, you can help your house removalists by doing all the small tasks, which you can handle easily. By doing this you can save a lot of time on moving day and make the work easier for the movers. This leads to a safe and successful house relocation.

Here are a few things that can help your movers do their job without much hassle-

  • You can remove all the area rugs
  • If you are planning to pack on your own, make sure you don’t keep them after every step. Keep those filled boxes at the corners, or basically, out of the ways
  • Emptying the garbage before the moving day is a good idea
  • Move all the vehicles out of the way
  • Reserve parking for the moving trucks or vans
  • Take a good look at your garden area too.
  • Don’t forget about your pets and all their necessities


7. Arrange Your New Home Before The House Movers Reach With Your Belongings

Things are often beautiful when arranged before the main event. All you have is low stress, no rush and everything running according to your plan. This simply means you reach your new house before your house movers arrive there. Because there must be someone to receive the household goods and belongings.

Since no mover will know precisely where to set up your piano, where to set up your bed, etc. Therefore, you should be there to answer the questions of your house movers. So make sure you reach on time and keep your instructions ready.

Clean the entire property thoroughly as soon as you arrive in a new home. You clean your home with the help of your friends or family members or by hiring professional cleaning services from your moving company. Place old towels or blankets in the doorways, it will not make your house untidy while arranging it.


Bottom Line

In the end, we just want to suggest to you that make everything clearly visible so that there will be no confusion in understanding what to put, where?

Your stress of planning could be very less if you choose an excellent and experienced house moving company like Mover Melbourne. We make all the steps of the house removal process easy and comfortable for our customers.

Mover Melbourne provides you with a range of house and furniture removalists services in Melbourne at the lowest price. Our customer support service is available every time and can call for free quotes, clubbed offers and discounts on our removal and cleaning services in Melbourne.

To contact us, you can call on 0370201341

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