So, you're planning on an interstate move and intend to take all your things with you? There's so much to consider. You need to inform your utility suppliers, banks, mobile company, insurance company and the government bodies about your move to another state. But apart from these essential things, you also need to find the right truck size to ensure it isn't too big or too small for your load. Here are some ways to identify the right truck size for an interstate move.
Create An Inventory List Of Everything You Own
Your first action should be to create an inventory list of absolutely everything you own and plan to take over to the new place. This is a good way to take stock of your belongings. From here, you can start throwing out or donating items you don't need and don't plan on taking with you so that you can lessen the load while moving. The inventory list will also help you identify how much you have because it is impossible to tell just by looking at the way things are placed in your home.
Weigh And Size Up Your Items
Once you've been able to prepare the inventory list of everything you're taking to the new property, you may need to weigh and size up all items in their boxes (or out) approximately. This should give you an indicator of how much weight you will be carrying with you, along with the dimensions of larger items. This action is important because trucks usually have load capacities and height and depth restrictions. If your items are on the larger side, then you may need to hire a bigger truck for your interstate moving needs.
Get An Interstate Removalist To Assist
Trying to get an estimate of the truck size you need on your own may be harder than you think because you don't do it all the time. On the other hand, an interstate removalist makes it their job to know things like weights and heights of most items in a household to make it easier for you. This means you won't have to waste your own time trying to weigh and size up household items on your own. The inventory check list along with some questions should be enough for the removalist to recommend the right sized truck for your needs.
An interstate move can be scary, but proper preparation will make it seamless and stress-free. Contact an interstate removals company for additional information.