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Minimize Stress With These Moving Tips In Bloomington

March 27, 2024
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You can picture yourself relaxing around the swimming pool in your new apartment community, enjoying the sun’s rays without a care in the world. But you suddenly snap out of your daydream with the dreaded realization that you still need to move. Although moving is, undoubtedly, a significant undertaking, it doesn’t need to be as bad as you expect. Follow these moving tips in Bloomington and see what you ought to do to prepare and on the day of your move.

Before You Move: Planning Ahead Is Essential

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You vaguely recollect a saying about how being prepared is vital to success. But haven’t ever been much of the plan-ahead sort of person. With that being said, it could be time to turn over a new leaf for your Bloomington move. A bit of preliminary planning will help greatly in making your moving day as smooth as possible. Here are some tips:

  • Shop around. Moving is often unnerving, and so is overspending. Give yourself a break and request a few cost estimates for movers or rental trucks. Find the top deal and, if it makes sense, move at off-peak times like mid-week or mid-month.
  • Get better organized. Instead of hand-written descriptions on all boxes, reduce your time and effort with colored labels. Choose one color for every space. You’ll appreciate this simple tip later.
  • When in doubt, pitch it away. You know your sizable new apartment has plenty of square footage, but you don’t need to move everything you own. If you haven’t worn an article of clothing in many years, get rid of it. The less you have, the more effortless it will be to move.
  • Take care of utilities. This chore should be in a prominent spot on your to-do list, which, actuallly, is an excellent thing to have. Make sure you know a forwarding address for any remaining bills. Regarding your new address, provide it to your workplace, the post office, the DMV, subscription services, and any other provider that ought to have it.

Suggestions To Keep Organized And Focused Over The Course Of Your Move In Bloomington

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When it’s time to move, relax and take a deep breath - that’s your No. 1 tip. You’ll survive your Bloomington move unscathed, but you can streamline things a bit by abiding by these other simple tips.

  • Ensure you conclude packing the night before. If you’re usually a procrastinator, make this the one time you don’t wait until the last minute! Very little will hamper you or exasperate you more than being unprepared. Anyway, you don’t want the moving crew waiting on you.
  • Pack a cooler of refreshments. Moving is physically exhausting, and you’ll need a quick bite and drink. Having it close by will help you avoid unneeded stops at the food mart.
  • Charge your mobile phone. You absolutely need to charge your phone the night before. This crucial device is your main means of communication on a hectic day. You’ll need it to direct movers, find directions to your new home, talk to family members, and more.
  • Clear a walkway to offer those helping you unobstructed access. Is there space to move the loveseat without getting tripped by something sitting on the floor? Make sure people assisting you have unobstructed access to boxes, furniture, and other things that should be loaded.
  • Take advantage of rolling luggage. Rather than dumping empty rolling suitcases into the moving truck, pack them first. Heavy-duty wheeled baggage can hold quite a bit - you are quite familiar this from the over-the-limit baggage fines you’ve faced when traveling.
  • Find a pet sitter. If you have someone helping with your dog, request them to come over early or the night before. Don’t worry; you and your tail-wagging companion will be ready to enjoy your new pet-friendly community in no time.

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Before you can plan your move, you must find somewhere to live. You’ll appreciate your new apartment at City Flats on Walnut in Bloomington. Request a tour today to check out our spacious units and popular amenities. If you need more information about availability, dial 812-578-8827 to speak with one of our attentive leasing specialists.