Beautiful Winter Landscape

No matter the season, moving can be a tough chore — physically, mentally, and emotionally. There are things you can do to ensure your experience isn’t overwhelming, especially during the already harsher winter months. Here, we offer four hints to help you move this winter…  

Hint #1 — Nothing to Fear but Fear Itself

Ice in the Winter

Odds are, if you’re moving during the winter months, you likely didn’t have much choice in the matter. Maybe you were offered a better job, need to move closer to family, or experienced some other life change that required a relocation. Whatever the reason, most folks don’t choose on their own to pack up and move during the winter.

In fact, summer is the most popular time to make a move, which means winter moves present an unique opportunity for you to secure winter rates and special seasonal deals. Take advantage of these, along with greater schedule flexibility from your moving company.

Hint #2 — You Planned, then Life Happened

Tracks in Winter Snow

By “life”, we’re really talking weather and the dreaded Daylight Saving Time (DST), which gives us shorter days as far as sunlight goes. It’s important you plan for this and avoid scheduling moving activities past late afternoon. Snowstorms and blizzards will also have final say in when exactly your move will take place. A good rule of thumb is to always have a backup plan.

Hint #3 — Safety First, From Point A to B

Toasty Mug

There’s nothing like a nasty slip and fall on the ice to make a move more complicated. You need to make every effort to ensure that pathways, walkways, and driveways are completely clear of ice and snow before you or your movers start transporting your belongings from your home to the moving truck. Doing so will help the job get done safely and effectively.

Hint #4 — For the Love of Your Floors

Beautiful Winter Landscape

Covering the floors in your new home is critical to keep them from incurring damage from snow, ice, salt, and anything else that moving feet will traipse in while carrying your boxes. Before you or your movers enter the new space, take the time to lay down protective floor mats — even plastic sheets will do, in order to provide a barrier against the elements.

Ready to brave your winter move? At Central Lakes Region Movers, we’ve got your back and will make the job as simple, safe, and successful as possible. Contact us today to get started!

Four Hints to Help You Move this Winter

Four Hints to Help You Move this Winter

No matter the season, moving can be a tough chore -- physically, mentally, and emotionally. There are things you can...
Read More
Printable Reasons to Move to New Hampshire

Printable Reasons to Move to New Hampshire

We've talked about why you should move to New Hampshire before, but there are even more great reasons to live...
Read More
Ring in the New Year with a Clean Closet Refresh

Ring in the New Year with a Clean Closet Refresh

If you’re feeling the urge to purge some items from your closet that you no longer use or appreciate, there...
Read More
Things to Know About Storage Units Before Buying One

Things to Know About Storage Units Before Buying One

A storage unit can be a real lifesaver when it comes to moving your belongings or looking for a temporary...
Read More
How to Get Your Glassware There in One Piece

How to Get Your Glassware There in One Piece

One of the toughest parts of moving comes from packing fragile and delicate pieces such as glassware. When you want...
Read More
4 Tips to Help You Prepare to Move with Pets

4 Tips to Help You Prepare to Move with Pets

You’ve likely seen how stressed your pet gets during a thunderstorm. Unexpected loud noises, sudden shifts in the wind --...
Read More
What to Pack for Your Optimal Open-First Box

What to Pack for Your Optimal Open-First Box

Depending on how far away your upcoming move will take you, it’s a good idea to consider packing an open-first...
Read More
How to Get Organized Ahead of Move-Out Day

How to Get Organized Ahead of Move-Out Day

It’s hard to imagine bringing order to a messy process like moving. Taking a few steps to get yourself organized...
Read More
Moving? How to Move a Firearm

Moving? How to Move a Firearm

If you're moving and you own a firearm, you may be wondering how to best handle having possession of a...
Read More
3 Best Ways to See Fall Foliage in New Hampshire

3 Best Ways to See Fall Foliage in New Hampshire

New Hampshire is beautiful in the fall, especially when all those colors start coming out. If you live in New...
Read More
Want updates like this delivered straight to your inbox?
Subscribe to our blog to receive moving tips, the latest and greatest around NH, and more. We don't share your email address with anyone and you can unsubscribe at any time.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *