Moving your home or office can be quite stressful during bad weather, particularly if it is snowing. Rain, wind, sleet, and snow can all create havoc on an otherwise perfectly planned moving day. The good news, however, is that with the right preparation, and help from your removals company, you can still carry on with your move smoothly.
Make sure your items are well packed
You will not want your belongings to be exposed to the bad weather, especially if it is raining or snowing heavily on your move day. This means that is important that you pack all your items properly. If you cannot box them, you still need to wrap them in a protective layer, such as bubble wrap or heavy plastic wrap, to keep them safe from the bad weather. Based on any advanced weather warning, check with your removal company beforehand as to whether they can supply you with the required packing materials. You can also opt to have help with packing from them as their full-time packers have the skills and tools to keep your precious belongings dry and safe during the move.
Ensure safe loading and unloading
As a top priority, you must also clear any ice or snow from paths at your old and new locations. This will ensure they are safe to walk on, both for you and the removal company you hire. Professional removal companies are trained to deal with bad weather situations and will come fully prepared. Not only will their trucks be appropriate for snowy and icy conditions, but the crew will be professionally trained in loading and unloading your belongings safely and securely in icy or wet conditions, and planning for the risks.
If you are moving during snow or bad weather, Gallagher’s of Newcastle is ready to take care of all of your storage, packing, and removal needs for both home and office moves.