The busy season of moving usually starts in May when school lets out for the summer. This means that most moves are happening in the hot summer months. With packing, carrying, and unloading all of your belongings in the heat, it is important to stay cool throughout your move.
For a stress-free, no-hassle summer moving experience, professional household movers like Arnoff Moving & Storage can help you keep a cool head from start to finish. Our team specializes in local moving and long-distance moving services at affordable prices, designed to make any-sized moving experience as easy and enjoyable as possible.
In this article, our team of expert movers will go over some of our pro moving tips for staying cool during summer relocation.
Move When It’s Cool
If you are choosing to move during the summer, aligning your move time with the cooler hours of the day can be a huge help. Usually, the morning hours are going to be the coolest times of the summer, so try to schedule the first time slot available. This will allow you to hopefully finish up your move before it gets too hot.
Take Breaks Often
When the weather starts to get a little too hot, it is always recommended to take a break. While you may not want to fall behind on your move, a break can help you prevent injury or harm. Use this time to recharge to get back to it once you are rested up.Have Cold Drinks and Snacks Available
Speaking of breaks, one thing you can do to supplement this break time is by keeping cold drinks and snacks ready and available from start to finish. Your family, helpers, and moving professionals alike will greatly appreciate a cold drink when it’s hot. It is important to stay hydrated and cold drinks will help to keep your entire body cooler. You can also reduce the risk of some dangerous health risks like heat stroke and dehydration.
Wear Light, Breathable Clothing
To help keep yourself cool and allow for you to maneuver easily, wear loose, comfortable clothes to help keep you cooler. Tight, heavy clothes will only raise your body temperature higher and make moving much harder. Wearing athletic clothes with moisture-wicking features is a great way to keep cool.
Ensure Your A/C Is On at Your New Home Prior To Moving
Last but certainly not least, ensure that the air conditioning in your new home is turned on. This is a simple mistake made by many people, and it can certainly make your move a lot more comfortable if you can remember this step. This will also allow you to have a cool place to take a break if you are making multiple trips.
Needless to say, it’s a good idea to turn your A/C on while you’re still moving out of your old home as well. When the temperatures are scorching outside, doing this will help you and your movers enjoy a brief but important escape from the heat.
Stress-Free Moving Services From Arnoff Moving
Providing top-notch moving services since 1924, our team at Arnoff Moving & Storage is proud to be one of the highest-rated companies in the greater Northeast. With residential, long-distance, and commercial moves, no job is too big or too small for us—and we’d love to help you make your next move a success. We also offer storage solutions to keep your belongings safe before, during, or after your relocation.
To learn more about our moving and storage services, give our team a call at Arnoff Moving & Storage. Or, if you prefer, get started now by filling out our online form to request a free, in-home pricing estimate.