Moving Formulas

The main types of moving are turnkey, standard, and economical. Choose the most suitable one before moving.

A Mover Near You

To compare several local removal companies, browse the map of France, and ask for quotes …

Moving price

The price of the move is determined by the volume to move and the level of the desired service.

While moving is the third reason for anxiety after death and job loss, there are still about millions of people who need to move every year. And while about 76% of the population confesses to stress to …

A partial move

There are many reasons why we can only make a partial move. And depending on the situation, these partial moves will be very different: one or two pieces of furniture that we give, half of our property to move or another …

Calculate the volume of your move

Knowing the amount of goods to move allows you to organize your move. Indeed, to reserve a truck, the overall volume is the essential basis for defining the size of the truck or the number of trucks needed for transport. This way you won’t get stressed out if you have a truck that is to small with a DIY move.

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So that a move, made by his means or by a professional, happens in the best conditions, it is imperative to anticipate it. It is therefore advisable to start the necessary steps at least one month before the desired date.

Time To Choose The Moving Company

It is necessary to contact different companies of moves, to make establish several estimates, and to be able to select the one which corresponds better to its waiting.

In the first place, the salesmen of each company move to carry out the unique visit and then draw up an estimate. It remains to compare the different proposals received to validate with the chosen company finally; the date of the move, the delivery of the packing material … and it can take several days.

There are lots of options to choose from. Ranging from full services moving all the way to man with a van Swindon. If you go for man with a van then you also have a range of options. You might just get one van and one van and that’s it. Or you might choose to pay a little more and have the man help you pack the van. It’s best to discuss what you are actually paying for with the moving company.

During the high season of relocation, which is between June 15th and September 15th, it is best to book a date two months before moving day.

Start The Administrative Procedures

For tenants, it is necessary to warn the owner and to fix an appointment to make the inventory of the places of exit. Remember to respect the exit notice, which depends on your type of lease.

Some organizations ask to be informed of the change of address, well before the move, because they must transfer your file to the concerned agencies. This is the case of nurseries and schools for example. For the public services and the main other organizations, the site takes care of the free procedures, after simple registration and a transfer of certain documents online (identity document …) It is also necessary to warn telephony, cable and internet providers, and give new address to newspapers or magazines delivered.

Finally, since many private companies may grant a leave of absence (see his collective agreement), it is good to inform him of his change of address at the earliest, to have enough time to negotiate a day off.

Sorting, Friends And The End Of The Move

Here is the key to getting ready for the moving day:

  • Lighten The Truck : Moving is the perfect opportunity to sort out your belongings and get rid of the extra. Long before you start removal boxes, it is advisable to open the cupboards and drawers and make different piles of all the clothes useless: those to give, those to sell and those to throw. In case of hesitation, tell yourself that if a garment has not been worn the season before, it will not be over the next: we get rid of it! The load to be moved is reduced, and this simplifies the move. Consider all small furniture and trinkets and keep only those that have real sentimental or decorative value and are in perfect condition.
  • If We Move With The Help Of Friends : For a move between friends, do not forget to have their attendance confirmed a few days before the scheduled date. They must be motivated by the number of participants and also by a good meal at the end of the day, but do not make alcoholic drinks available until the move is over!
  • At the End Of The Day : Start by installing the beds to sleep comfortably after this difficult day, then unpack the kitchen cartons first to feel at home again. The boxes of the rooms, the living room … can be unpacked gradually once familiar with the new residence.