Don’t Be Gloomy About Moving in Bad Weather
It’s moving day. Everything is packed, the truck is parked outside, and despite your prayers for sunshine the weather forecast is coming true—a storm is brewing, prompting worries of soaked boxes and ruined furniture.
But moving in bad weather doesn’t have to be a nightmare. Remember, this is our lively hood. Remember, this is what we do for a living 14 hours a day 364 days out of the year. Weather has not and can not stop us. You have people the day before you and the day after you that have requested our services as well. If you have to move when it’s raining, snowing or windy, we follow these tips to protect belongings (and your sanity).
Protecting Your Belongings:
- While the sight of rain or snow clouds might make you worry about the future of your boxes, cardboard is actually more durable than it looks. As long as your boxes are sealed with packing tape, everything inside should survive the move. But loose items—like the clothes you planned to leave on the hangers, or your furniture and artwork—won’t survive the elements as well.
- We use moving blankets, industrial plastic covers, shrink wrap, tarps, and other items to help you move in rain, hail, or snow.
- We provide FREE wardrobe service on all of our full flat rate moves!!!
- Slippery ground can make it dangerous when carrying cumbersome boxes and furniture.
- We set up an assembly line at your old house to make things move faster and protect your floors. We designate one person to stand inside and hand boxes to another person outside who can bring them to the truck. This way, the floors will stay dry and you will cut down on time a bit, getting you out of the bad weather faster. Likewise at your new place, we have indoor and outdoor crews who can hand off your belongings to keep the muck and moisture outside.