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September 24, 2019

Moving to Little Rock on a Budget: 5 Time and Money Savers

Packing for a moveBy Julie DeLong, A-1 Freeman Moving Group 

Moving to Little Rock can be a tense time, both emotionally as well as economically. There are a few actions you can take to help ease your mind and save your wallet. Selecting the best moving company can also be a fundamental part of ensuring an easier move.


Declutter and Sell

Getting ready for a garage sale as you organize a move might seem unnecessary, however it might produce some needed relief. Decluttering ahead of moving is much simpler compared to doing so following. Once you have identified what you would not be bringing to the new house, try to sell it. A number of items may have value to a niche shop, however you may also try consignment or possibly a garage sale. Not simply have you gotten rid of items you will no longer need, but you also can put in a little more money to your moving account. If you will offer anything in a yard sale, pick a few days for the garage sale and stick to them. Whatever you don't sell might be donated anywhere you decide.

Packing Materials

Cartons, packing tape, markers, as well as stickers are some of the most significant elements of your move. They don't need to be the most costly portion though! Check around for boxes and tape. If you are aware of somebody else who has just recently finished moving, you may be allowed to acquire used boxes from them. Many businesses will give you the boxes from their deliveries for free. In case you don't have packing tape presently, you'll want to buy it. You might aim for inexpensive types however avoid the cheapest variety. You do not need the tape to stop working for you. Markers and stickers can be found in many dollar stores, which may help you save a lot of cash!

Color Coding

Whilst adding a color-coded method for your move will not likely save some money, it can save you a lot of time. By arranging your boxes in addition to pieces of furniture by color, there will be a reduced probability a box will likely be put in the completely wrong place. You need to label each place of the new home with a color as well. When the time comes, the cartons will wind up on the moving truck by weight and size, possibly not by place. By having the entire cartons color coded, when the cartons are unloaded, it will be a snap to recognize exactly where each and every carton will go. Leaving you with added time to settle into your new area as opposed to searching for where any specific box went.

Remain Organized

By the last several days of packing it's not astonishing you're exhausted and all set for the complete experience to be over with. You're pumped up about your new area but may miss the old to some extent. You have been surrounded by boxes for days (or even weeks) and it is easy to get lazy. If you let yourself start tossing random things in random cartons, it may make things faster at this point, but it will take you more time to unbox later on. This may require taking additional time away from work which has the potential to set you back more money.

Hiring Professional Movers

While there is an expense associated with employing a professional moving company in Little Rock, they'll save you time and headache. You don't need to worry about recruiting friends to help carry the bigger items, leasing a truck and gassing it back up, and you will not have to stress about how long it will take you to move all those boxes. A professional moving company in Little Rock will be able to quickly, proficiently, and carefully get all your things to your new area.

If you have any questions or concerns about your future move, make sure you contact us today!


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