Checklist for How to Prepare for a Move in Douglaston, NY; Start Packing & Moving Early & More

Chaos and hectic experiences are often a part of moving to a new city or neighborhood. Once you know you are headed for a local or long distance move, you should begin moving preparation as quickly as possible.  RC Van Services is dedicated to helping our customers have a smooth and successful move by providing a number of moving services and storage solutions.  With the help of our certified experts, we can help you get the affordable moving services you need.   To offer further assistance, we at RC Van Services have prepared a list of tips and suggestions to help you streamline your next move. 

Start Packing & Moving Early

Too often people wait until the last minute for moving, but for organizing and streamlining your relocation there are many services at your disposal, countless options, and getting started early can help tremendously. To start preparing your local or long distance move, apply the following tips.

Paperwork: Paperwork needs to be collected from your local doctor and therapy offices, as well as school, work, and other pertinent entities.  All of these personal sensitive documents should also be secured and kept with as you travel to you new home.   Be sure to include birth certificates, passports, and other documentation as well. 

Research the local area: When you know the city or neighborhood you are heading to, take the time to look into the area.  To help you get more acquainted with the area and give you better direction of where to find a home, research the entertainment, potential workplace, ideal schools, banks gas stations, grocery stores, preferred neighborhoods, and other important needs in the community. 

Storage:  Where it might serve as an advantage, other circumstances may require you to have storage options.  There are quite a few storage services offered by moving companies. 

Insurance:  Moving companies are generally required to carry insurance in the event a catastrophe occurs, however, they are only required to cover the basics.  It is well-worth the investment to look into additional coverage to protect your valuables such as computers and electronics and/or antiques or artwork for example.   It is always better to have insurance and not need it, than to need it, and not have it. 

Checklists: Make a list for your household items you intend on taking along on your move; include furniture, electronics, art, and other valuables.   To make certain you receive your belongings or simply identify missing items, you can check off your list as your stuff arrives at your new home. 

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To expedite the moving process, when you know are heading to a far away land, start packing the off-season clothing and holiday décor.  This can help downsize and get some bulk out of the way as you start the packing process.  Use the correct sized boxes and label the boxes appropriately.  For your moving and storage needs, RC Van Services offers quality services at an affordable rate to help make the move a smooth as possible in budget you can afford.

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