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Make Your Move Easier With These Moving Tips In Westfield

March 27, 2024
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You can see yourself relaxing around the swimming pool in your new apartment community, basking in the sun without a care in the world. But you then come out of your daydream with the dreaded realization that you still have to move. While moving is, without question, a major endeavor, it doesn’t need to be as difficult as you expect. Follow these moving tips in Westfield and see what you ought to do to prepare and on the day of your move.

Prior To Your Move: Planning Ahead Is Vital

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You kind of recall a proverb about preparation being vital to success. But haven’t ever been much of the plan-ahead type. With that being said, you might want to change your ways for your Westfield move. Some preliminary planning will help immensely in making your relocation as streamlined as possible. Here are several recommendations:

  • Shop around. Moving can be stressful, and so is spending too much. Make things easier on yourself and obtain multiple quotes for moving help or truck rentals. Lock in the best deal and, if it makes sense, move at lower-demand times like on a weekday or toward the middle of the month.
  • Organize your items. Instead of writing on each box, cut down on your time and work with color-coded stickers. Choose one color for each area. You’ll thank yourself later.
  • When in doubt, get rid of it. You know your spacious new apartment has a ton of square footage, but you don’t have to bring all that you own. If you haven’t worn something in several years, throw it away. The less you have, the more effortless it is to move.
  • Cancel and set up utilities. This activity should be near the top of your to-do list, which, actuallly, is a wise thing to use. Be sure to know a forwarding address for bills. Speaking of your new address, supply it to your HR team at work, the post office, the DMV, subscription services, and whoever else should have it.

Suggestions To Remain Organized And Focused During Your Move In Westfield

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When moving day arrives, relax and take a deep breath - that’s your first tip. You’ll get through your Westfield move intact, but you can keep the ball rolling by following these additional tips.

  • Make sure you finish packing the day before. If you’re naturally a procrastinator, make this the lone time you don’t delay! Nothing will hamper you or exasperate you more than not being prepared. After all, you don’t want friends or movers standing around and waiting.
  • Pack a cooler of refreshments. Moving is hard work, and you’ll need an energy boost. Having it close by will help prevent needless stoppages at the food mart.
  • Charge your cell phone. You absolutely need to charge your cell phone the night before. This crucial device is your main means of communication on a frenzied day. You’ll need it to guide movers, find directions to your new home, talk to loved ones, and more.
  • Clear a pathway to offer loaders unimpeded access. Is there enough room to move the sofa without falling over a box? Ensure people helping you move have clear access to boxes, furniture, and additional items.
  • Work smarter, not harder. Rather than throwing unused rolling suitcases into the moving truck, load them up first. Heavy-duty wheeled options can hold a lot - you are aware of this from the too heavy baggage fines you’ve gotten when traveling.
  • Find a pet sitter. If you have an individual looking after your dog, ask them to get there early or the previous day. Don’t worry; you and your furry friend will be ready to enjoy your new pet-friendly community in short order.

Find Your New Westfield Apartment At Ashley Place Apartments

Before you begin planning your move, you need somewhere to live. You’ll enjoy your new home at Ashley Place Apartments in Westfield. Schedule a tour today to see our spacious units and community amenities. If you have questions about availability, simply dial (317) 689-0173 to speak with one of our knowledgeable leasing specialists.