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How To Do A Local Move In Bloomington

Are you seeking out a new apartment? The majority of apartment moves in Bloomington are within 20 miles, but that might not make them any simpler. You’ll have to pack everything, ask someone to transport your things, and unbox before inhabiting into your new apartment home. Don’t get stressed out, peruse these tricks to reduce the stress of a local move in Bloomington.

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Enlist A Moving Company Hourly For a Local Move In Bloomington

You can spare yourself a lot of effort and labor by employing a moving crew for your local move in Bloomington. Because the scope isn’t long, find for a moving company that works off of hourly rates. An hourly charge for a close range move probably costs less than dishing out the huge fee charged for cross country moves. Many professionals will even pack your clothes, dishes, and other items for an additional cost.

You’ll want to get estimates from several companies. Be sure to ask how many crew members they assign and how much time they approximate your move will last. Optimal moving crews will send more crew members to get the task done faster. Always check their policy on damaged or missplaced items.

Get A Truck And Make Your Bloomington Apartment Move With Family And Friends

Hired movers make easy time of a Bloomington apartment move, but they might not work your time frame or budget. The substitute plan is asking some friends and family--especially anyone with a trailer--and transporting your stuff together. With multiple cars and trucks and drivers on the project, you can transfer most of your belongings with just a few treks back and forth.

For the heavier stuff like beds, rent a trailer for moving day and put your muscles to work. Rental trucks don’t cost as much and have more flexible scheduling than movers. And don’t forget the pizza and provisions to thank your family and friends!

Resident packing items for a move.

Pack Up And Move A Little At A Time

An additional way to make your Bloomington apartment move more manageable is by doing it over time. Begin with packing a few thing each day. Box up non-essential items first. On moving day, you’ll have only the bare necessities for you, your family and apartment-dwelling pets to pack up at the last minute. If your existing and new leases overlap, you can also spread out the work of hauling boxes over many days or weeks that way you have less to worry about on your final day.

Determine Where Everything Goes Before Moving In

It’s great to have a system for packing up your old apartment, but your Bloomington apartment move will flow more smoothly if you have a plan for unpacking as well. Before moving day, write some notes about where you want to put furniture. You should have a great notion of what your new apartment layout looks like if you took a tour, have access to a virtual tour, or have a diagram of the floor plan.

When you finally have the key in hand, you can do some quick measurements and solidify your plans. To make it easier for your moving helpers to locate where pieces ought to go, leave marker on floors and walls showing them the spots to place your possessions. This quick job will save incredible amounts of time and hassle when setting up your new apartment.

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Find An Apartment To Move Into At City Flats on Walnut

First thing’s first, you have to discover your next apartment. Why not stop by City Flats on Walnut? Our expansive apartments, beautiful community, and immaculate amenities will get you inspired to moving. To hear more and schedule a tour, just call 812-578-8827 or press the “schedule a tour” button.

City Flats on Walnut
700 N. Walnut St.
BloomingtonIndiana 47404
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City Flats on Walnut is a luxury apartment community located at E 10th St. and N Walnut St. in Bloomington. Owned and operated by the J.C. Hart Company, we're dedicated to making a place our Residents can call home. We offer many floor plans and amenities to fit any lifestyle, and our Residents love living near Indiana University Campus.
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