Welcome to 2015 the New Year has arrived and you are already planning and stressing about the move at the end of the month. This is challenging and tiring for your body at the same time. All Nashville Property Management knows how demanding this can be for tenants moving into their new home.
Here at Real Property Management Nashville we care about our tenants and have a few steps you can follow to make sure that your move to your rental home is a stress free and safe move.
Keep it light
Yes, the packing has started, make sure that you have enough boxes and keep the packing of boxes light. Pack the box light this helps that when you are carrying these boxes you do not injure or strain you. Rather have more boxes to move or stack on the moving truck than lying down on your back because of a back injuries.
When packing boxes make notes on a list of all the items packed into the box. By numbering each box with a big number and listing it with the room example bathroom, it makes your life so much easier when the moving company removes the boxes from the truck. By placing the boxes in specific rooms help you when the need to unpack them. Keeping inventory helps to find important items when you arrive in your new home. This helps you to find all the important items, especially if you are still in need of making food the evening, then you can find your kitchen utensils easier.
Inspect the new property
The packing is getting along and the moves coming closer. If you are moving to a close by rental home, visit the property a day before the move. Take a walk around the home and evaluate the best way of making the move easier for you and your family, especially if you are going to move your own furniture.
Take note of uneven steps and sidewalks. Clear all paths of unwanted obstacles that might be in your way when walking with heavy furniture not to fall or trip. At the same time, you can make notes regarding the property if there is any problem that needs attention and mentioning to your property manager.
It is always better to hire professionals to help you with moving awkward furniture as this makes your move stress free. Many specialized movers make sure that your private belongings arrive safe at your new rental home.
Are you moving yourself?
Are you planning to move yourself? Then make sure that you have the right tools to help you with a safe move? Rent a trolley to move heavy boxes and make your move faster. There are appliance trolleys available to rent in moving your heavy furniture.
Make sure that you are dressed comfortably as this helps you to move around with ease. Comfortable non-slip shoes helps that you do not slip while carrying heavy boxes or furniture and protects your feet if you accidentally drop something.
Keep the first aid kit handy
Always keep a first aid kit with you, as you never know that someone might get a cut or bruise while moving. You only need the basic kit filled with band-aids, pain pills, and disinfectant for cuts. Always make certain that there is a fully charged mobile phone in case of emergencies.
Hire a babysitter for the day
Pets and little ones can always get in your way during a move and needs constant attention. If you have family or friends close by drop the kids and pets off until the move is completed. This helps to keep your kids and pets safe.
Take it slow
Take it slow and at your own pace with no rush. Take breaks in between moving and plan. By following some safe tips, you can make sure that you and your family enjoy your new rental home healthy and safe. If you need information regarding your move in finding a suitable mover to help you or any other questions concerning your new rental home, contact your nearest Nashville Property Management team to help you with all the stressful concerns.