The most common time to move is during the summer months, but what happens in the slow seasons if you need to move? Is it more difficult to find housing? Moving services during the winter season? Is there a perfect mid-season moving solution?

The answer is some yes, some no. You might be cheerfully sipping on some coffee when you find out that your house sold, or that you got a new job that requires relocation. Nevertheless, Units Moving & Portable Storage is here to help with some simple tips to make your mid-season or winter move as simple and stress free as possible.

  1. Check the Weather

Rain or snow, sleet or wind, you’ll want to keep an eye on the weather for any potential complications during this unpredictable time of year. Because it is usually a slower time of the year to move, many moving and portable storage container companies will be able to accommodate due to weather-related concerns. Since you can’t control the weather the only thing you can control is being prepared for whatever the weather throws at you!

  1. Book Moving & Storage Services Early

One of the easiest steps you can take to making your mid-season move a bit easier is by scheduling whatever necessary moving services you may need as soon as possible. Movers, inspectors, or a mobile Units Moving & Portable Storage System to contain that extra clutter, the sooner you make these critical appointments the more in control you’ll be of your move of overall. No matter which moving solution you choose, you’ll want to be proactive and get your moving container, heavy lifters, or rental trucks booked and reserved well in advance.

  1. Lay Down Plastic

Depending on where you live in the United States, during winter moves there may or may not be a lot or a little rain or even snow on the ground. One thing you can do to help minimize the mess and the final cleanup of your home will be to lay down plastic tarps on the floor so you can enter and exit without worrying about what mud or precipitation you’re tracking inside your home or the portable storage container you might be using to move your belongings. And best of all, you can easily avoid the messy cleanup afterwards!

  1. Bring a Hot Beverage

Moving is always a stressful thing no matter what time of year it is. But depending on where you live, it might be a good idea to pack yourself a warm beverage to keep yourself calm and toasty on the trip to your new location. It’s a simple self-care trick that can make a big difference when your fingers are cold from loading boxes!

Do you have any tips for making a midseason or winter move a little less difficult? Did we forget your favorite moving tip or your favorite portable storage container option? Let us know in the comments below and for all your storage needs, contact Units Moving & Portable Storage today!

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