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January 09, 2022

Ways To Help the Moving Company Ensure Your Moving Day Proceeds Smoothly

getting ready to moveBy Julie DeLong, Oil Capitol Relocation 

Moving from one residence to another one could be a hectic task. Hiring a moving company in Little Rock can make your relocation tolerable. A professional mover in Little Rock has got the know-how as well as resources necessary to smoothen your moving day. If you want to ensure your moving day goes on smoothly, here are a few actions you can take to help the moving company in Little Rock achieve this result.

1. Be Available or Have a Representative

You or your representative must be around the whole day to answer the movers' questions or do certain duties to help in the move, such as signing paperwork. You can ask a responsible and dependable close friend, family member, or neighbor to represent you if you cannot be onsite. It's always best to get out of the movers' path, given that they have the specialized skills necessary for the move. Just ensure they are able to reach you whenever they require clarifications or answers.

2. Clear the Path

Travel the route the movers will take from every one of the exits to the moving truck prior to their arrival. For instance, you can walk from your garage door, front entrance, or backyard gate to the moving truck. Eliminate all obstacles in addition to tripping threats on these routes outside and inside your property. Clear any toys, cords, or furniture on each of these routes. Blow away or perhaps sweep leaves, rubble, or downed limbs on the paths. Removing these types of dangers and obstructions makes certain movers may move unhampered, even when they cannot see the way before them as they haul significant items or move backward. Also, make certain there is adequate, convenient parking for the moving truck.

3. Provide the Movers a Tour

Provide the professional movers a tour of your property when they arrive. Point out things that require special care and those that might be complicated to move. Indicate if you have a no-pack zone. You can move the items you will relocate yourself to a room or spot you are able to secure. If you move them to a room, tape a "Do Not Pack" sign on the shut door.

Show the movers the bathrooms they're able to utilize. You might also show them where they're able to get snacks as well as drinking water. Let them know of all the exits to increase their options when moving your things to the moving vehicle. You can also point out any challenges they could come across. You should also conduct another walk through soon after they've loaded the moving van to ensure they packed everything.

4. Keep Pets and Children Occupied and Out of the Way

Be sure that your kids are out of the movers' way while they pack and move your belongings. You can ask a family member, friend, or neighbor to watch them. In the event that they'll be together with you, make sure they've got something interesting to do, for example play with toys, coloring books, playing video games, using portable devices, or watching movies. You must keep an eye on the youngsters, making sure they stay safe.

Should you own domestic pets, plan how you will keep them out of the way. They are able to escape your premises when movers leave the doors and gates open. You should consider boarding your household pets for moving day or leave them with a reliable friend, family member, or next door neighbor.


Being familiar with and playing your role during your moving day really helps to make certain your move is completed without problems. Professional movers in Little Rock should understand your needs and use their experience to ensure your moving day proceeds smoothly. If you need professional moving services for an upcoming move, contact Oil Capitol Relocation in Little Rock today.


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The Mickelson Family
The Mickelson Family
Best. Move. Ever!
Very pleased with the overall respect and care the men gave to my possessions. Even mailing me very quickly the only thing lost in transit. Would recommend to anyone needing a long distance move.
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