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Your Checklist to a Less Stressful Move Using Las Vegas Storage Units

April 11, 2018

Moving isn’t something most people enjoy, but it’s one of those things that most of us will have to do several times in our lives. Whether you need to put some of your belongings into Las Vegas storage while you move, or if you just need to contact a Las Vegas storage facility for a truck rental, Storage Durango Blue Diamond is here to make your move easier with these tips.

But before you get started with your personal belongings, read this article written by a professional organizer who routinely helps people make their move go more smoothly: How-To—Moving Tips From a Professional Organizer.

Two Months Before Your Move

Give yourself plenty of lead time before your move; most experts advise that you start planning about two months ahead of time.

Decide what you are going to do with all of your belongings. Start purging items that you no longer need or that you will be putting into storage. Now is a great time to hold a garage sale to get rid of items that will not have a home in your new place.

Start a folder and put in it items that are associated with your move, such as receipts (some moving expenses might be tax deductible) and information about your new neighborhood.

A Month Before Your Move

Fill out a change of address form online at the post office. Give your new address to companies you use each month, such as utilities, credit cards, banks, clubs, and so forth. If you have kids, now is the time to contact their new school. You’ll also need to let utility companies know what days you will be vacating your current home and living in the new one.

Start packing items that you don’t use on a daily basis. If you are going to be putting some items into storage, get those packed up, labeled, and moved.

A Week Before Your Move

Eat up the food in your refrigerator and freezer so you won’t have to move it. Pack suitcases for every member of your family with essentials to use the first couple of days in your new home. Contact the professional moving company if you’ve hired one and confirm the date of your move. If you are renting a truck, call the rental company to confirm a truck will be available when you need it.

Make preparations for moving day. If you have people enlisted to help, make sure you’ll have plenty of drinks and food to keep everyone’s energy up. To save time, hire a cleaning company to clean the home you are leaving so you don’t have to go back and clean it yourself.

With just a little bit of planning, your move can go more smoothly than you ever would have imagined. If you are renting a storage unit as part of your move, or if you just need to rend a truck to transport everything, talk to the pros at Storage Durango Blue Diamond. We can give you advice on what you might need. We also sell boxes and other items you can use for your move. Contact us today at 702-361-3304 or visit us online at