If you are planning to move, you should also plan for the potential complications that might plague your big day. Below are some of the complications you should be wary of.
Improper packing can ruin your moving day in more ways than one. For example, weak moving boxes might crumble or tear and spill their contents. Another example is if you have packed your boxes extremely heavy, and it is now a hustle to move them. Or maybe the fragile items don't have adequate padding or protection, and they risk getting damaged during loading.
Another complication is when the moving day arrives, and the actual moving price is way different from the initial price quoted by the movers. There are several reasons this might happen. Maybe you didn't include the special items (such as pianos or heavy machinery) that you wanted to move. Maybe you didn't give accurate information on the number or weight of the items to be moved.
Bad weather can complicate every stage of the moving day. For example, it requires more time to load a truck after a snowfall than to load the same truck if there is no snow. Moving during rainfall requires protection for your items to prevent water damage.
If your house is not on the first floor, then you may have a problem moving your belongings downstairs if you didn't reserve the elevator. Moving heavy items down the stairs is not only dangerous and difficult, but it also increases the risk of damage and injuries.
There is also a risk of damage to your belongings when moving. For example, improperly labeled moving boxes or those without labels can lead to damage if they contain fragile items. Your helpers can also slip and fall then carrying every boxes or items especially if the floor is slippery or littered with other objects. Even the house from which you are moving can get damaged when you drag things across the floor.
Injuries to Movers
Lastly, there is also the risk of injuries to movers or helpers on the big day. Injuries can occur due to inexperience, bad weather, heavy loads, and poor health, among other things. For example, an inexperienced person can hurt their back if they bend their back to lift something heavy off the floor.
One of the best ways to prepare for these complications is to engage a moving company right from the planning stages. Experienced furniture movers can help you come up with contingencies to help you avoid the complications.