Making Moving Fun

5 Tips For Working With Movers

by Ethel Lee

Moving can be quite a stressful ordeal. If you are moving soon, one of the first things you should do is book a moving company. Professional movers can make the process a lot easier and less stressful. They will transport all of your items and let you have some breathing room. However, it is important to learn how to interact with them properly.

Here are a few helpful tips for working with movers.

Be on Time

Many movers are on a tight schedule, so it is important to be ready on time. If they arrive at your home and you are not ready, it can slow them down. You may get charged an additional fee too. If you can't be at home when the movers arrive, make sure there is an adult present to guide them.

Provide Your Movers with Basic Comforts

Being a mover can be a difficult job. That is why it is nice to make them a little more comfortable at your home. Provide them with plenty of water and keep the temperature in your house at a comfortable temperature. You should also make sure that they have a clean bathroom to use.

Communicate Clearly

In order for your move to go as smoothly as possible, you have to have clear communication with your movers. Create a plan of how you want things done so that there are fewer misunderstandings. For example, if you do not want certain items packed, you should inform your movers right away.

Be Respectful

Moving is stressful and can shorten your fuse. However, you should still be polite and respectful towards your movers. They have a difficult job to do. If they make a mistake, such as packing the wrong items, you should inform them politely. 

Consider Leaving a Tip

While you are not required to leave your movers a tip, it still might be something you should consider. If they did a good job and completed your move on schedule, giving them a tip will show your gratitude. As mentioned before, moving is hard work, so your movers will definitely appreciate getting a tip. 

If you plan to relocate, you will want to book a moving company in your area as soon as possible. Moving companies can get booked up pretty rapidly, especially during the busier seasons, like spring and summer. The sooner you book professional movers, the better off you will be.