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Tips for Moving to Petaluma

Petaluma Tenants Moving InFor many people, moving to a new Petaluma rental home is not considered a fun experience. If you are not prepared, moving to a new place can really be miserable. But did you know there are many ways to make moving easier and a lot more fun? In fact, these expert tips could make your moving day turn out better than you imagined.

Start Packing ASAP

For easier transport, organize and pack your belongings as soon as you know that you will be moving. Start with decorative or non-essential items, such as books, seasonal clothing, and home décor. The benefits of packing early can not be emphasized enough. You can spread out your packing sessions over days or weeks, and you will also have enough time to collect boxes and other packing materials.

Plan Ahead

To have a quick and efficient move, you have to plan it out to the last detail. Verify the dates of your move and ensure that you have guaranteed access to your new place. You can hire a moving company or helpers in advance to help you with your heavy furniture. This will help ensure that you get the day and time that you want.

You will also want to use a tagging system to keep track of what items are in which boxes, and set aside things you use daily to box up last minute. If you have multiple bedrooms in your new place, it would help to label which pieces of furniture and boxes belong to which room. This will help movers know where to put things without having to repeatedly ask you.

Choose the Right Helpers

If your budget allows, you can have a hassle-free moving day by hiring a moving company to do it for you. Many moving companies will even help you pack your belongings, move them to your new place, and then place and assemble furniture, if necessary. But these services tend to be costly, and no two moving companies charge the same rates.

You should get quotes from several companies and pick one with good reviews and recommendations. If hiring a full-service company is not affordable, you can hire helpers or ask your friends, relatives, and neighbors to help. The more hands that can help, the faster and easier your move will be.

Meet the Neighbors

You can feel lonely & isolated when you move into an unfamiliar place. To keep these feelings at bay, you can introduce yourself to your new neighbors. You can simply walk up and say hi to people, or get one of those apps designed to help you join neighborhood chat groups where you can introduce yourself to others in your area.

Make Time to Celebrate

Finally, moving to a new home is usually the beginning of a new adventure. So why not celebrate? Do something fun after the last of your stuff is all moved in. You can invite friends and hang out at a local restaurant for a casual dinner. You can also host a movie or game night. What is important is you celebrate your move. After all, you’ve just accomplished something big!


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