When it comes to moving, even the best plans can go wrong. Moving is made up of various moving parts and even with careful preparation and organization, something can go wrong. However, you can avoid some of the most common obstacles by being proactive. Here are the most common moving disasters and how to prevent them.

At UNITS Moving and Portable Storage, we are dedicated to making the moving and storage experience easy for our customers. That’s why we provide tips and tricks to help you simplify your move. To get a free quote on your UNITS container today call (855) 981-8648. Read on to learn how you can avoid common moving disasters.

Misplaced Paperwork

Losing important documents during a move is more common than you think. Misplacing paperwork can cause a ton of stress as these documents are likely difficult or impossible to replace. Keep track of your important documents like: driver’s licenses, social security cards, birth certificates, and passports by using a file folder or something similar, and keep it on your person during the travel portion of your move.

Lost/damaged Items and Mystery Boxes

When packing an entire house, it can seem convenient to skip organizing your belongs and just start packing boxes as is. However, all that really does is create more work for you down the line. Organization is one of the most important steps of the moving process. When you forgo organization, you open yourself up to common moving disasters like lost or damaged items and dreaded mystery boxes. To avoid these, all you have to do is set aside some time to properly organize your belongings and label boxes accordingly. 

Expensive Property Damage

Expensive property damage is one of the worst things that can happen during a move. Property damage can happen during any part of the move. Damage to your belongings, home and personal injury can be detrimental to your move. You can avoid these by taking extra precaution when packing fragile items and asking for help when moving heavy furniture. 

Limited Timeframe 

Nothing makes moving worse than working with a limited timeframe. Oftentimes when moving with a moving company, you are forced to work with their schedule, and sometimes that can mean you don’t have enough time to properly organize and pack your belongings. Avoid stressful deadlines by renting a portable storage unit from UNITS Moving & Portable Storage. With portable storage containers, you can pack at your own pace and take all the precautions you need for a smooth relocation experience. 

UNITS Moving and Portable Storage is dedicated to making the moving and storage experience simple and affordable for our customers. Our patented storage containers make moving and storage a breeze. Find your local UNITS center or call (855) 981-8648 to get started!

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