Moving is never an easy adventure, but hiring movers can go a long way to alleviating much of the work, and stress. If you're going to be moving across the country, you definitely need to hire professional movers. The last thing you want to deal with is a do-it-yourself cross-country move. One of the great things about hiring professional movers is that you can step out of the way and let them take care of everything for you. As the big day approaches, just remember that there are some things you can do to make things easier for your movers. Here are three of those things.
Be Prepared on Moving Day
The movers are going to be on a tight schedule when they arrive. They're not going to have time to wait for you to prepare for them. In fact, you should have been ready for them several days before moving day arrived. To speed up the process, be sure you're ready when the movers arrive. This is particularly important if they're going to be providing packing services as well. If you have items that won't be going with you, be sure to label those in advance so the movers don't pack them. If you have items that need to be packed together, be sure to label them as a group. These are all things you can do to help make things easier for your movers.
Don't Get in the Way
Once the movers arrive, try to stay out of their way. It may seem like a nice idea to try and help them, but you'll only end up getting in the way. Instead, try to limit yourself to one area of the house so that you're not underfoot. If possible, have everything cleared out of one area of the house so that the movers can have easy access to the areas they need to be in. It is important to let the movers know that you're there if they need anything. That will make it easier if they have a question or do end up needing assistance with something.
Make Drinks and Snacks Available
Packing up your home for a move is going to be hard work. Before the movers arrive, set up a cooler full of ice and drinks. If the movers are going to be there during lunch, order pizza or other foods that you can offer your crew. They'll appreciate the consideration.