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Guest Post: 10 Interesting Tips To Avoid A House Moving Nightmare by CVL Interstate Removalists

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A series of tips to help you get moved into your home faster, courtesy of Veterans Moving America, written by Hannah Law

Guest Post: 10 Interesting Tips To Avoid A House Moving Nightmare by CVL Interstate Removalists

Hannah Law

Moving can be difficult to coordinate, but with a few tips to simplify moving, you can avoid common pitfalls including packing, taxes, moving, bill of lading and more.

To avoid a nightmare move you have to make sure you research, plan, measure, and coordinate to ensure the smoothest process possible. Thanks to our packing service Helping Hands, we can take the hard work literally off your hands. 

Check out these ten top tips below to get the most out of your move:

 

 Article by Fergus   1. Not Researching Your Mover      This is one of the most common mistakes we often make while choosing a packer and mover. You must do the due diligence process thoroughly and be sure about their credentials and background. They should be licensed by the Transportation Department of your state.   2. Do Not Pack Heavy Items In Big Boxes      Unlike the common perception, it always is better to back heavy items in small boxes because they will stay compactly in place.   3. Do Not Overspend On Packing      Many of us often spend big money packing the belongings. While safe packing is a must, you could use cardboard boxes and other such things available in homes to pack your belongings. You could save big money on this.   4. Never Forget Measurements      Before moving to your new home, make it a point to measure the clearance space. Otherwise you could be in for some rude shock and end up having excess luggage which could be a big problem.   5. Be Careful With Packing Of Corrosive, Inflammable and Explosive Material      It is important that you do not pack and transports flammable, corrosive and explosive material. You will be taking a big risk and would also be violating the law of the land.   6. Keep Your Bill Of Lading Safe      It would be a big problem if you lose your bill of lading. This is an important document laying out the contract between you and the movers. It is important not only for unpacking and unloading of your belongings but also the reference point for any disputed.   7. Do Not Ignore Taxes      There are clearly laid down rules and regulations regarding taxes and the same should always be kept in mind. You must not ignore the same and doing so will be at your own risk and you could find yourself on the wrong side of the law.   8. Mark The Packed Boxes Properly   It would be wrong to leave the packed boxes blank. They must be properly labeled. If needed, you also should mention handling instructions and also give some information about the contents inside the boxes. This could lead to damages and your belonging will certainly reach safe and in one piece in your new home.   9. Do Not Disrespect Your Movers      You should be known to each and every member of your moving crew. You should treat them with respect and courtesy demands that you treat them with some light refreshments. If you are in good terms with your movers, you can be sure that they will take extra care of your belongings and ensure their safety.   10. Do Not Forget To Change Your Address      Always be sure to mention your new home in the address change column. Leaving it unchanged with the old address could create quite a bit of confusion.  Reference Links :  http://www.cvlinterstateremovalists.com.au/house-moving-nightmare/   https://moving.com/    https://www.thespruce.com/avoid-top-moving-mistakes-2436700    http://www.popularmechanics.com/home/how-to/g1482/10-major-moving-mistakes-to-avoid/

Article by Fergus

1. Not Researching Your Mover

 This is one of the most common mistakes we often make while choosing a packer and mover. You must do the due diligence process thoroughly and be sure about their credentials and background. They should be licensed by the Transportation Department of your state.

2. Do Not Pack Heavy Items In Big Boxes

 Unlike the common perception, it always is better to back heavy items in small boxes because they will stay compactly in place.

3. Do Not Overspend On Packing

 Many of us often spend big money packing the belongings. While safe packing is a must, you could use cardboard boxes and other such things available in homes to pack your belongings. You could save big money on this.

4. Never Forget Measurements

 Before moving to your new home, make it a point to measure the clearance space. Otherwise you could be in for some rude shock and end up having excess luggage which could be a big problem.

5. Be Careful With Packing Of Corrosive, Inflammable and Explosive Material

 It is important that you do not pack and transports flammable, corrosive and explosive material. You will be taking a big risk and would also be violating the law of the land.

6. Keep Your Bill Of Lading Safe

 It would be a big problem if you lose your bill of lading. This is an important document laying out the contract between you and the movers. It is important not only for unpacking and unloading of your belongings but also the reference point for any disputed.

7. Do Not Ignore Taxes

 There are clearly laid down rules and regulations regarding taxes and the same should always be kept in mind. You must not ignore the same and doing so will be at your own risk and you could find yourself on the wrong side of the law.

8. Mark The Packed Boxes Properly

It would be wrong to leave the packed boxes blank. They must be properly labeled. If needed, you also should mention handling instructions and also give some information about the contents inside the boxes. This could lead to damages and your belonging will certainly reach safe and in one piece in your new home.

9. Do Not Disrespect Your Movers

 You should be known to each and every member of your moving crew. You should treat them with respect and courtesy demands that you treat them with some light refreshments. If you are in good terms with your movers, you can be sure that they will take extra care of your belongings and ensure their safety.

10. Do Not Forget To Change Your Address

 Always be sure to mention your new home in the address change column. Leaving it unchanged with the old address could create quite a bit of confusion.

Reference Links :

http://www.cvlinterstateremovalists.com.au/house-moving-nightmare/

https://moving.com/

https://www.thespruce.com/avoid-top-moving-mistakes-2436700

http://www.popularmechanics.com/home/how-to/g1482/10-major-moving-mistakes-to-avoid/