In the summertime the sun is shining, the kids are out of school, and millions of people around the world are choosing to make the big move.
Summer is the most popular season for moving, and people all across the world are dealing with that unrelenting heat.
But, fear not! If you are one of the many moving over the summer, there are precautions that you can take in order to make sure that your move is as cool, calm, and collected as possible.
1. Turn on Utilities Before You Move
After you’re all packed up, the last thing that you want to experience once you get to your home sweet home is a home without air conditioning.
Schedule your utilities to turn on a day or two before you’re scheduled to move, just to make sure that you won’t run into any unnecessary heat.
2. Pack Fully and Efficiently
To stay as stress-free as possible, be sure to pack as much as you can before moving day comes. That way, you won’t have to worry about staying organized as you move things from place to place.
Be sure to label boxes with the room that they’re supposed to be in so you, or professional movers, know exactly where things are supposed to go.
Also, in order to protect your belongings as much as possible, you should take extra precautions with the following items: batteries, candles, cassettes or VHS tapes, CDs, cleaning products, cosmetics, crayons, DVDs, electronics, medicine, and sunscreen.
Each of these items is vulnerable to high temperatures. For example, if they’re left in the moving truck for long periods of time they may get damaged.
You may want to pack these items with you in your own car, or make sure that they get packed away last and unpacked first.
3. Start Your Day Early
Want to beat the heat? Then you definitely don’t want to start your day in the afternoon. In general, the sun’s rays are usually the hottest around 11 AM to 3 PM.
If you choose to start your move in the early morning, you may benefit from as much as a ten-degree difference from the high temperature of the day…
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