Moving can be stressful and tiring, especially when it’s accompanied by bad weather. Lousy weather isn’t only annoying, but it can also get in the way of your plans.
Depending on the weather conditions, you need to be ready to tackle any weather conditions and move your things safely from one house/apartment to the other.
Here’s what you should be mindful of when moving in inclement weather:
With rainy weather, we can differentiate between light rain and heavy rain. Light rain won’t ruin your plans that much. Just make sure you wrap up any goods or furniture pieces that are water sensitive like antiques, paintings and electronic equipment.
Heavy rain, on the other hand, is a different story. If the rain is pouring down, it might be the best option to postpone the move, but if you’re on a tight deadline, that may not be an option.
In that case:
Snow and ice
Snow and ice can definitely make moving not only difficult but dangerous as well. With snowy conditions, you need to make sure that:
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Sterling Van Lines will wrap all of your items securely in clean, protective pads to prevent scratches and other incidental damage before moving as part of our standard moving service at no extra cost. Packing loose items in boxes with proper protective material and securing the boxes is a paid packing service.