Seeking the Right Moving Company - One of the First Steps on a Moving Checklist

Moving your belongings can be a very stressful and time consuming process, so selecting the right moving company for your needs is important, and should be one of your first “to-do" things when compiling a moving checklist.

A moving checklist is something that can prove to be very valuable in the process of moving your personal belongings and prized possessions from one home to another. The checklist will not only help to eliminate some of the stress that comes along with moving, but will also help you with your time management, ensuring that everything is done and properly scheduled for the right times and dates. Another thing that is very important on your checklist is selecting the right moving company.

How do I know if I need a Moving Company?
After the decision has been made to move to another home, you may think that you do not need a moving company. What with all of the costs and service fees it may seem inefficient to do so, but soon after inventorying everything you own, the realization maybe that the only way you can move everything you have is to hire a company. This is where the moving checklist comes in hand.

The moving checklist, if done correctly, can act as a step by step direction and sorter to help you determine what can be brought by car or truck, carried by yourself and those helping you, and what needs to be moved professionally, such as those larger items like furniture, beds and other electronics that may be too large to carry in a car or truck and need to be wrapped up to avoid scratches and dents. By having a moving checklist handy with everything you need to have moved by a moving company, you save time on the phone when checking out pricing and service fees, instead of running around from room to room and detailing what you have to the service person on the other side of the phone which wastes time and can stress a person out.

Dependable People, Dependable Work
Much like anything that comes along with a large amount of work, one of the steps in your moving checklist is going to be to find help, and usually this means family and friends. While you may be able to depend on a group of individuals to help you out from time to time, there is not always a 100% chance that they will be able to show up and help until the job gets done. By hiring a moving company you are guaranteed that you will have the desired amount of help from start to finish, and unlike your friends and family, these workers are trained in moving large and difficult to move objects. Instead of your friends damaging your new couch in order to get it out of your current house, hire a moving company and let the professionals do it.

By creating a moving checklist and hiring a moving company you can help to eliminate a lot of the stress factors that come along with moving. Whether it be the ability to depend on a professional moving staff arriving at your home at a specific time and working until the job is done, packing and moving your large and pricey objects out of your house without any damage or simply limiting the amount of times it takes to get all of your belongings from one house to another a moving company and checklist can end up being life savers.

About Changing Places Moving 
Changing Places Moving has been a family owned and operated business since 1979. Changing Places Moving specializes as a residential moving company and as a commercial mover. Our 15,600 s/ft. climate controlled moving and storage facility in Waterford, MI is fully equipped for your temporary or long-term storage needs. We proudly have been voted as one of the best movers in Michigan- give us a call and you quickly will see why, or visit our website at