The process of moving your home can be sometimes chaotic; especially around the holidays. This blog will provide you with tips and tricks to make your local or long distance move during the holidays as smooth and easy as possible.
It pays to be prepared. If you can, try to start the planning process well ahead of time. Give yourself time to book the appropriate moving services and get you and your family organized. You can even plan activities to get the whole family prepared for moving during the holidays. The holiday season tends to be busy as it is, by knowing the where and when ahead of time, you can avoid any unnecessary stress and possible overcommitment.
Prepare For Bad Weather
A staple of the holiday season is a white Christmas, but despite its beauty, snow can cause some minor and major inconveniences. Ensure you’re prepared to clear off sidewalks, lay out salt, and have the tools needed for a winter move. If you are not sure you’ll be able to handle moving during the winter weather, consider hiring Calgary movers to take care of the heavy lifting and all the logistics.
Prepare for Any and All Expenses
With any significant event, there are always hidden expenses. Make sure you consider the price of fuel, packing materials, professional cleaning services, and more when budgeting for your move. If you’re hiring moving services in a city like Calgary, ask for a detailed estimate to avoid unexpected charges. Also account for any snow removal or weather-related expenses.
Consider Hiring Professional Movers
Between organizing, packing, loading, traveling, unloading, and unpacking, the moving process can be hugely cumbersome and time consuming. By hiring professional moving services, you can outsource some of these steps, and get back some of your precious time during the holidays. Moving companies can be highly involved (from doing everything from packing to unpacking), to just handling the actual delivery. Whatever your need is, there is a moving company for the job!
Keep the Holiday Spirit Alive
In all the hustle and bustle of the move, don’t forget to make time for the importance of the holiday season. Make sure to take time to connect with family and friends, and don’t let your long time traditions fall through the cracks. Even if it can’t be a traditional year, some simple planning can give you a break from the stress of moving.
Ready To Book Your Holiday Move?
Matco’s Moving Solutions can help you with your local or long-distance move during the holiday season. We are a full-service moving company that is dedicated to delivering a stress-free and positive moving experience. We have locations in Calgary, Edmonton, Yellowknife, Whitehorse and Inuvik and over 55 years of moving experience and expertise.
Contact us today for a free moving quote and to learn how Matco can be of value to you.