moving schedule Understand Your Moving Schedule

If you booked a move with Elephant Moving Austin you should receive a confirmation email from our office. This email is important because it is proof of your reservation with us and also provides you with some very important information regarding your moving schedule and Elephant Moving’s policies.…

Moving Tip #12Moving Tip # 12 Using Personal boxes, might be one of the most important moving tips we can give

  • Use brightly colored storage tote boxes, one for each person.
  • Let each family member fill their box with items they will want ‘right away’ in the new home — a set of sheets, a towel, a couple of extension cords, a phone, nightlights, address book, pens and paper, keys, tissues, travel cosmetic case, and so on.

moving tip #11Moving Tip #11: Keep important papers with you!

Your list of “important” papers might include:

  • birth certificates
  • school records
  • moving estimates
  • new job contacts
  • utility company numbers
  • recent bank records
  • current bills
  • phone lists
  • closing papers
  • realtor info
  • maps
  • and more.

moving tip #10Safeguard valued items

Our helpful moving tip # 10 is simple, but important. It is a good idea to keep valuable possessions, such as jewelry, silverware, collections, or antiques, with you. If you have a long move and no room in your car, bury the items in a box titled “Misc kitchen pantry”.…

moving tip #9Use your luggage

Helpful moving tip # 9 – Fill luggage and duffel bags with clothing, sheets, towels, and paper goods.

Even for local Austin moves you will be able to quickly spot your green suitcase holding your favorite sweaters, whereas “Box #97” might remain elusive for days.…

moving tip #8Consolidate cleaning supplies

Pay attention to our moving tip #8 – If you must clean your old place after moving out, put together a kit of basic cleaning supplies and rags that will be left behind after your Austin moving company clears out your belongings.…

moving tip #7Moving Tip #7 – Pack ahead

Anything you can pack ahead will save you time on moving day. This is our helpful moving tip #7 – Pack seldom used or out of season items early to avoid being rushed at the last minute.…

moving tips #6Moving Tips #6 Keep Things Together

For our Moving tips #6 we will help you stay organized and make unpacking after your move much easier.

Insist on keeping things together when you or your Austin moving company are packing boxes. Keep bookends with books, light bulbs with lamps, and extension cords with appliances.…

moving tips #5Moving Tips #5 Color Coordinate

One of the hardest parts of moving is making sure everything gets to its proper location when your movers unload the truck.With help from our moving tips #5 things will go a lot smoother.

You’ve paid a lot of money to get your move done right, so who wants to spend a lot of time and energy moving everything again after your Austin moving company is gone?…