Last Minute Moving

When a person is moving, it is usually planned weeks or even months ahead. You need to schedule a date with the moving company, transfer utilities and similar. But sometimes, you need to move in just a few days. That is the moment when you need to contact our last minute movers Chicago. That is the most important thing to do, since if you find reliable local movers Chicago that will move you last minute you have solved almost all of your problems. Everything else is just up to you and your needs. You will have to pack up in just a couple of days and plan everything.

How to find reliable last minute movers Chicago?

As we mentioned, this is the most important thing that you have to do. If you find a good moving company Chicago, all of your problems will be much easier to handle. You will solve one of the biggest problems and that is to find a reliable moving company that has available trucks to move you last minute. You should check for online reviews, and also ask their representative to come by your house and give you an in-person estimated price for your move. The longer the distance, it can be harder to organize all the logistics needed for a move. And you can confirm and verify all this and more with our last minute movers Chicago.

a clock showing time as a sign of last minute movers Chicago
Moving last minute can be stressful

Next step – find home

Once you’ve hired our last minute movers Chicago, you will have to find a new home. The best thing you could do is to find a good real estate agency. They can help you in your search and expedite things. If you are moving for a new job, you should talk with your employer can they can help you in your search for a new home.

Depending on the situation and circumstances you might have to rent out an apartment before you can purchase a home. If you decided to sell your home, the best thing you could do is to find a realtor who can solve this problem for you. A good realtor can sell your old house fast, so you will have one worry less. If you are renting your home, you will have to give notice as soon as possible. You will have to talk to your landlord about all the details. But sooner you let them know better.

Sort your belongings

Usually, you have at least a month or two to sort out your belongings and throw away everything you don’t need. You will go slowly, and since you are emotionally attached to all of your things it can be hard to let go. You will have to go through your chairs, sofas, paintings, tables and decide what you will take with yourself. Keep in mind that the best option is to get rid of all stuff that is too big or too heavy, and you are not even sure will it be able to fit into your new home. You can either sell, donate or store items.

two chairs and a table
Keep furniture that you can fit into your new home

You will have to make all of this decisions fast since you are moving in the last minute and your moving company will need to know how many items you plan on moving. They need to give you an estimated price based on all the things you plan to take with you. So, keep your emotions aside and make all the decision based solemnly on your logic.

Packing

This part can be very tricky. A lot of people have issues with this. First, you need to sort all of your belongings and decide what you will donate, sell and keep. After that, you need to through all of your stuff and make the same decisions. Moving is a very stressful period in anyone’s life. And when you have to move on a short notice, it can be even more stressful. So, it can be a good idea to find some way to relax in this whole process.

First of all, packing depends on the time of the tear when you are moving. If you are moving in the winter, you should first pack all of your summer clothes. You can pack them with your books and all unessential items. The reason is very simple – you won’t need them for a long period of time. Also, it would be a good idea to sort out your clothes and get rid of anything you didn’t wear more than 2 years.

hat, snickers and clothes waiting to be packed by last minute movers Chicago
Sort your clothes and pack just the things you actually need

You should pack one room at a time. Just go through rooms, one by one. And always keep in mind that you need to label all the boxes. Besides this, you should pack a box of essentials things. That box should contain all the things you will need until you move and all the things you might need in the first couple of days. It can be linen, some clothes, and basic hygiene products. You can always ask our last minute movers Chicago for professional packing assistance.

Utility and address change

This is one of the most important steps, after finding our last minute movers Chicago. You should call your utility company as soon as possible and inform them about your move. Ask them about the transfer and all the details. Do not forget to change your billing address and mailing address. You can go to USPS website and change your mailing address if you know your new address.

Clean your old home

The first thing you should do is to go to your fridge and use all frozen meals you have. You can either eat them or give them to your friends. Also, use your cleaning supplies and leave your home clean. If you are renting it, this is a great way to ensure that you will get your deposit back as soon as possible. In case you are selling it, a clean home can leave a great impression. Also, check all the drawers, closets and your secret places. You need to make sure that you are not leaving something important behind. After all this, the only thing that is left is to wait for your moving company.