Interstate Moving in Alabama. Are you planning a long-distance or interstate move soon? Preparing to make a big move can seem daunting, but it doesn’t have to be. With a little planning and preparation, your interstate move will be successful. We’ve rounded up three of our favorite Quick Tip videos by Atlas Van Lines. Each of the following videos is 0:30 – 1:00 long and offers solid advice for those preparing for an upcoming move. We’ve also outlined the key points below each video. In addition to the quick tips in the videos below, be sure to reference our blog archive for more free resources.
Interstate Moving in Alabama: Quick Tip Roundup
Video 1: Quick Labeling Tips to Keep Your Interstate Move Organized
Quick Tip Highlights:
- Keep the contents of your boxes organized by using a color-coding system. Assign each room in your home a marker color and label each box accordingly.
- Want to up the ante even more? You can number each box and keep a box inventory on a list or in a list app (like the Apple Note app, Google Keep, or Evernote). When you’re unloading in your new home, you will be able to check that all items have arrived safely.
Interstate Moving in Alabama Video 2: What’s the Best Way to Pack a Box?
Quick Tip Highlights:
- In order to protect your belongings, wrap all fragile items with a protective material like bubble wrap.
- You should always pack your boxes with the heaviest items on the bottom and the lightest items on top.
- Need help packing? We can lend a hand. Ask us about our packing services!
Video 3: Packing Glassware for a Long-Distance Move
Interstate Moving in Alabama – Quick Tip Highlights:
- You’ll want to take extra care to wrap all glassware with bubble wrap and/or foam packing sheets.
- Have plenty of packing paper on hand to fill all of the gaps around the glassware items once they are in the box. You don’t want them to be able to slide around in transit.
- Take extra care to wrap stemware well, both around the stem and inside the glass.
- Be sure to clearly label the box as containing fragile items with a bold marker.
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