How to Pack for a Long-Distance Move
A long-distance move is not nearly as easy as a local move. The pre-moving process is the most important part of the move. So much needs to be considered from getting organized, packing and travel plans. This is where Columbus full service movers at All My Sons Moving & Storage come in to help.
Packing your belongings for a long-distance move is different from that of a local move. In a long-distance move, your belongings are going to be handled by different people and in the back of a truck for an extended period. You want to make sure that your items are packed properly. Your items should be packed tightly in boxes, and then equipped with the right amount of padding. Columbus packers and movers are experiences professionals with years of experience, so you can trust that they know the best way to load your moving truck.
Since your items are going to be travelling for a long period of time, it is essential to keep the necessities with you. You should keep your clothes, toiletries, sleeping materials and whatever else you need to go about your day. Personal documents such as your driver’s license, passport, birth certificate and social security card should also be kept with you.
Just like a local move, it is important to keep your items organized for a long-distance move. Pack your boxes by room and by category. Once each box is packed, be sure to label them. This will be a huge time saver when you are ready to unpack.
Packing furniture is not easy, and each item needs to be packed and protected correctly. Leave this task to us; we offer full service packing in Columbus as well. We’ll ensure that each piece of furniture gets to your destination safely.
Once everything is packed, it is important to consider some travel safety. You want to make sure that you and your movers are safe and have a well thought out travel plan. It’s important to note that a lot of long-distance movers charge hourly, so you want to make sure you’ve got the quickest route mapped out. If you are moving from across the state or out of state, let the Columbus full service movers help you.
When you call on All My Sons to assist with your move, you’ll receive a variety of services before your full service packing in Columbus even begins. First, one of our in-home estimators will come to your house to determine your needs and give you a quote. That quote will include our long-distance moving services: direct service to anywhere in the United States, same day and next day deliveries for moves under 500 miles. Additionally, all furniture is quilt-pad wrapped, furniture is placed and set up in your new home, and you’ll enjoy our courteous and quality trained personnel.