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How to Move In the Span of a Month

Most people plan and prepare for a big move many months in advance. From packing up all of your belongings to cleaning your home to hiring a moving crew and truck, there are many to-dos to check off your moving checklist.

But what happens when you don’t have the luxury of time on your side? If you’re on a tight schedule or moving houses on short notice, you might feel stressed or overwhelmed.

If you need to know how to move in just one month, keep reading below! Our moving guide includes all the information you need about moving quickly and efficiently.

Sort and Pack

Have you just found out that you’re moving in a month? Start packing today! The longer you wait, the more work you’ll have to do on moving day.

Sort through your belongings to decide what you need to take with you and what you can discard. This is a great opportunity to declutter, which will make the moving process easier.

Once you’ve decided what you want to take with you, pack everything that you can. Buy boxes and packing materials early and start clearing out nonessential items. Work your way up to the big items, and by the time moving day rolls around you’ll be ready to go.

Schedule Moving Services

As soon as you know that you’re moving, call a moving company and set a date. The earlier you do this, the less you have to worry about ending up without a truck or a moving crew on the big day.

Scheduling your move will also serve as a powerful incentive to complete all of your packing and preparation. When you’re moving in thirty days, any inspiration to get down to business is helpful!

Let Your Landlord Know

In the chaos of moving preparations, you might forget some smaller tasks. Talking to your landlord is one such item that shouldn’t be left until the last minute.

If you rent your home, you should let your current landlord know that you’ll be moving within a month. This way, they can start making their own preparations and can ensure that you have a smooth transition out of the home.

See if Your Job Can Help

If you’re moving for a new employment opportunity, your new job might offer some relocation-related assistance. This often comes in the form of pre-selected housing options or a relocation stipend. Talk to your new HR department about these options, and consider requesting these perks during the negotiation process if you are still finalizing the details of your job.

Know How to Move

Before you start the moving process, you should have, at the very least, a rough plan of how to move. Even if you’re moving very quickly, the tips above can help you establish this plan. Start packing, talk to your landlord and your employer, and schedule a moving date today.

For an experienced moving company that’s familiar with all corners of Canada, check out Two Amigos Moving. From Calgary to Regina to Winnipeg and beyond, we’ve got you covered. Contact us today to schedule your move!

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