6707 Broadway Merrillville, IN
Your Northwest Indiana Movers
Northwest Indiana Moving Company
No matter if you are moving to your first apartment or to the home of your dreams, no two moves are ever the same. Add in the family pets and children, and then the process can be a real challenge. Ray’s Movers & Storage offers you tips and solutions to make moving day easier.
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Throw away or recycle anything that you do not need
Decide if storage is needed
Separately pack a bag of all your essentials
For delicate items use t-shirts, sweaters, and socks as extra padding
Make a checklist of which box should go into which room in your new home
Call us with any questions or concerns about your move
In addition to labeling what is in your boxes,remember to include which room it goes in as well.
Secure valuables such as cash, important documents, jewelry and medication. Place them in your bag of personal items that you will be taking with you on the day of the move.
Take a photo of how your electronics are connected so you can remember how to reconnect them.
For larger appliances be sure to check your owners manual to see if there are any special instructions for moving.
Remember to defrost your refrigerator or freezer at least a day before moving and wipe up any liquid.
Use smaller boxes for heavier items.
Always use boxes with tops, never interlock the tops, and always use packing tape to secure the boxes.
Check with your local hardware stores to see if they have a propane exchange program for your propane tanks to avoid having to transport them.
By law a moving company cannot transport hazardous materials such as gasoline, bottled gasses or other flammables.
Ammunition or explosives
Corrosives and chemicals