As shifting or relocating process is not everyone’s cup of tea so one have to put extra time, efforts and sometimes money too to get best and secure services, as no one wants to get trapped in scams or lost their valuable belongings they possess. So to lessen the burden during the whole process of moving and shifting following are the mentioned some tips which one should follow to avoid any discomfort or misshapen during the journey from current place to the destination of shifting.
THINGS TO DO BEFORE SHIFTING
- GO FOR RESEARCH
As stated above to avoid any scam or fraud one should cross check the information and the services available in the site from the previous customers they had. A legalized company will not hesitate to share you the information about their customers.
- ASK FOR FREE QUOTES
It’s better to use a platform for hiring best movers and packers as they will provide you free quotes, out of which it’s upon the individual that which company they are going to opt.
Go through the customer reviews and ratings through the list or detail company provided of their customers or uploaded in the site. Also a visit to the office of packers and movers clears out several doubts in your mind.
After clearance of all your doubt hire the movers and packers Chennai and sign the agreement. Always try to opt for door to door service.
- CLEAN THE DESTINATION FOR SHIFTING
Yes it’s very necessary that area or environment you are going to must be cleaned properly. So that one could easily move into the location.
- ACKNOWLEDGE ALL YOUR ACQUAINTANCE
One of the must to do work is always let other people (relatives, friends, service provider etc) know that you are going to shift to new locality so that they do not face any inconvenience while meeting you.
- PACK ALL YOUR STUFFS ACCORDINGLY
When it comes to packing, one should categories the items first and then go for the packing. Like furniture should be put aside, electrical appliances should be packed separately, lighter object should be packed differently so as the heavier one.
- USE QUALITY MATERIAL FOR PACKING
Never go for cheap material for packing as it may save your money presently but later on it will may results in greater losses. So it is prescribed to use quality material for packing.
- BRING ALL YOUR ESSENTIAL ITEMS IN ONE GO
If you need any item from the market then prepare the list of the items needed and bring that in one go not one by one as it may result in extra exhaustion of energy at the time of conserving it.
At last but not the least get rid of all the unwanted items and one of the best way of doing this, is by donating the unwanted or extra items which you will not like to carry to the needy one.
THINGS TO DO DURING SHIFTING
- ASSEMBLING AND LABELING
Now assemble all the items at one place and count them thrice just for assurance after that label all the boxes so that one should know which one should be handle with more care and which one with less.
- TAKE PICTURES OF ALL YOUR ITEMS
Now take the picture of all the assembled item before packing so that if any damage happens one can claim for the insurance by making picture as the proof.
- PUT THE ITEMS IN THE CARRIAGE ACCORDINGLY
When it comes to loading the goods in the carriage do it more carefully as it the most critical stage of moving and shifting. So put the heavier item first after that lighter one. If you don’t put the heavier one at the bottom then losses will occur.
- CUT OFF POWER SUPPLY
Before leaving make sure that all switches are off and no naked wire is present anywhere. This will save the power and energy as well as life as naked wire may prove fatal. Lastly if you can cut off the power supply then ask the operators to do that.
- CUT OFF WATER SUPPLY
Another important work to be done before leaving is to close all the taps and if possible cut off the water supply.
- CUT OF GAS SUPPLY
Before leaving cut off the gas supply too.
- KEEP CALM
Most important thing that one have to do during whole process of moving and shifting is to keep calm and don’t make rush. As making rush increases the chances of mistakes. So it’s better to stay calm and relax.
THINGS TO DO AFTER SHIFTING
- DON’T MAKE RUSH
As stated earlier making rush will increases the chances of accidents. So to avoid any misshapen and losses then one should stay relaxed and focused.
- UNLOAD THE GOODS PROPERLY
After reaching the destination unload the goods properly without causing any damage. Never try to pull out any object from the carrier forcefully and always take out lighter one first and after that heavier one.
- UNPACK THE STUFFS CAREFULLY
Unpacking should be done more carefully never make hurry while opening of boxes as it may result in breaking of substance.
- CHECK THE ELECTRICITY SUPPLY
Check the electricity supply of your new shifted locality if it’s working properly then its good but if it’s not then call the electrician for resolving the issue.
- CHECK THE WATER SUPPLY
Check the water supply, check whether all taps are functional or not, if not then call the plumber to fix it.
- CHECK THE GAS SUPPLY
Check the gas supply whether it is working or not.
- REASSEMBLE THE ITEM
Now reassemble and rearrange all the items and put it in places you want to place it.
- CHANGE YOUR ADDRESS FROM ALL YOUR OFFICIAL DOCUMENTS
Change your address from all your official document as not doing so will cause you little inconvenience latter.
- KNOW YOUR SURROUNDING
Get to know your new environment, your neighbors, your surroundings as it will help you more to adapt the new locality.