Don’t let the moving stress win you over.
Learn how to finish everything for the move on time – part 1.
2 Weeks Before Your Move - Part 1
2 weeks prior to your move is almost when you start counting the days left until the big day. For many people the last two weeks are the most stressful. This when you start asking yourself: "can I finish everything on time? Will this day ever come?" Etc.
If you followed this guide from the first step, relax. You are going to make it. You move day will eventually arrive and yes, you are going to be fine. However, this is not the time to rest. There are few more tasks that must be completed within the next 2 weeks in order to assure a smooth and relaxed experience on the day of the move.
Depending on your children's age you have a few options:
Babies and Infants:
Keep in mind that some kids may be troubled by the move and therefore upset when they see their items and memories being loaded onto the truck.
Children 5 years and older
Backup Your Computer
Nowadays, a lot of your important information is stored on your computer. This is the right time to start preparing for moving your computer. Back up all your computer files on a disk.
Here is a partial list of files that need to be backed up:
Consider taking all back up files and disks with you and keep in mind the safety rules for transporting digital media. For example: if you are moving from New York to California, remember that the weather in California is much hotter than the weather in New York and that the change of temperature and exposure to extreme temperatures can damage your media.
Make Arrangements for Your Moving Company
The main purpose of this task is to allow your moving company an easy access to your home and prevent additional charges
These arrangements will prevent long carry fee, an additional charge that applies in case the distance from your residence to truck exceeds the limit (usually 150 feet).