moving company san luis obispo caWith the kids out of school, it’s no wonder that summer is the most popular time of year for families to move. Here are some tips to offer your clients as they prepare to move to a new home during the summer months. With some advance planning, they will be able to spend less time moving in and

This will help you remain calmer and complete the unpacking process more efficiently. If you are unable to make any childcare arrangements, set up a room designated for the kids so they have their own space out of the way of the movers.

7. Mail. Notify the U.S. Postal Service about your change of address so your mail gets forwarded in a timely manner.

8. Utilities. Always call ahead to make sure that the utilities to your new home have been activated. You don’t want to learn this lesson the hard way as you move in to a new house only to find yourself staring longingly at the A/C unit and ceiling fans, as you wait for your utilities to be turned on.

9. Kids activities and leagues. If you have have kids, its recommended to research the local sports leagues and activities schedules, so the kids can make friends and feel adjusted before the school year starts.

10. Meet your neighbors. Introduce yourself right when you move in. An advantage of moving in the summer is that your neighbors are more likely to be outside, and you have more opportunities to meet them. They will be great resources to learn about local restaurants, shopping, activities, leagues and school information.