Things you should do before your movers KW arrive

If you have ever moved before, you know how complicated and demanding this process is. Of course, hiring a full moving service is the best and most convenient way to move. And in doing so, you will immensely ease the process of your relocation. However, it is not only about pack and move. You will need to get rid of your excess belongings, prepare an inventory list, get insurance, and many more small things that could speed up your moving process. So, here is what you should do before your movers KW arrive.

Plan your actions in advance

Of course, before you get into something as complex as moving is, you will need to make a plan. Naturally, to be able to make a moving plan you need to know a little bit about how this process works. Luckily, you are reading this article and that means that in just a few minutes you will know how to organize your actions before your international movers Kuwait arrive.

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Prepare a moving plan!

Remove all unnecessary items before your movers KW arrive

The things that will take most of your time should be done first. And one of those things is purging your home of unnecessary items. This will decrease the size of your moving inventory consequently lowering your moving cost. But not only that it will lower the cost of your move, but you can also earn if you manage to sell your old items.

On the other hand, there is a whole list of items that are not allowed on the moving truck. So, before your movers KW arrive, make sure that you know what those items are, and make a plan on what to do with them. If you want to move them, you will have to find another way to do it. If not, you can find an appropriate way to dispose of them.

Pack small and valuable items on your own

Even if you hired a packing service KW, there are still some things that you should pack on your own. For example, that could be your valuable jewelry pieces, your personal documents, or small electronic devices like your laptop, tablet or camera. Also, you can help your movers by packing your souvenirs and other small items that will take too much of your movers’ time.

Before your movers KW arrive, create a moving inventory list

After you are clear with items that you are planning to move, you can create your moving inventory list. Write down all the things that are going to a moving truck, their serial numbers, brand names and such. This will help you in getting an accurate estimate from your Kuwait movers, and it can serve as a proof of the contents of your shipment if you feel that something is missing after the move.

Preparing inventory list before your movers KW arrive
Before your movers KW arrive, prepare a moving inventory list

Creating a detailed moving inventory list is a good way to protect your items. Nonetheless, you can still take a few measures of precaution. Of course, the best way to be sure about the condition of your items before the move is to take photos. Luckily, everyone has a photo camera these days, so it is not so hard to do. If you think that photographing every item in your home is too much, at least take pictures of your most valuable possessions.

Get appropriate insurance

With the detailed inventory list in hand, you can now think about insurance. Of course, hiring a professional moving service will provide you with some basic insurance. Nonetheless, you should still obtain some additional coverage for your most prized possessions.

Be present during the packing

Even though you hired full moving services Kuwait, things are not that simple. Your movers can’t come to your home and start packing without some instructions. That is why it is very important to be present during the packing process. You can easily monitor the moving crew and give them instructions regarding your fragile and valuable pieces. So, organize your time in a way that will allow you to be present during the move.

Prepare a parking spot for the moving truck before your movers KW arrive

But before your movers KW arrive you need to few more things. One of the most important details is to prepare a parking spot for your moving truck. If your movers have to walk a significant distance to get from a truck to your home and back, you will feel that on your final bill. Just do not forget that a moving truck can’t fit into a regular parking spot. So you will probably have to reserve two or three spots in advance.

Prepare your home for the moving crew

Another thing you should do before your movers KW arrive is to prepare your home for them. Make sure that the corridors and paths are clear of any obstacles. Not only that it is really nerve-wracking when you have to clear your movers’ way when they already reach the obstacle. But it is also an easy way to damage either your items or walls. Also, it is a good way for someone to get hurt.

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Be prepared if it’s raining

If it’s raining during your move, make sure that you throw some flatten cardboard on muddy and slippery paths to prevent someone from falling and hurting. Also, cover wooden floors with plastic sheeting to protect them from damage. You certainly do not want to pay for floor replacement in your former home just because you forgot to protect it.

Also, take time to protect wall corners, remove the doors from hinges and protect doorframes with foam sheets or bubble plastic.

Prepare some food before your movers KW arrive

Even though, professional packers KW are fast it will still take them a few hours to finish, of course, depending on the size of your home. That is why you should prepare some food. Of course, you don’t need to roast a turkey. You just need to prepare some bottled water and few snacks to offer to your moving crew. Not only that you will present yourself in good manner. But it will speed up the packing process by replenishing your movers’ energy.

If you have done everything you can finally relax

And that’s it. Those are the things that you should do before your movers KW arrive at your home. If you manage to do them all, you can relax as you did everything in your power to secure an easy and safe relocation. The rest is up to your movers.