Planning a household move from Orange County, CA to a desert community east of OC sounds simple enough. All you have to do is pack a few boxes, load up the furniture, and be on your way.
Unfortunately, that’s not the case.
Alex Moving & Storage has over two decades of experience packing boxes and loading furniture the right way. As experienced Orange County residential movers, we know moving is a lot more complicated than it seems. This story from one of our clients about their previous move highlights the unforeseen challenges that come with a move that sounds simple, and is anything but.
Where Did I Put My…
The beginning of the move started simply enough. Our client and her family went from room to room packing boxes, taking special care to package breakable and fragile items carefully. The trouble didn’t start until she made it to her destination.
It turns out, some very important objects ended up in boxes that weren’t properly labeled. It took days for her to find her wallet, extension cord for the recliner, expensive jewelry, and a few other items. Fortunately, everything that was lost was found, but it would have been better had they been packed mindfully in properly labeled boxes.
The Stuff That Gets Left Behind
You aren’t likely to leave your wallet behind. You’ll just end up without your debit card for a few days until you find it. But, what about that other stuff that doesn’t seem quite as important?
It’s easy for things to get left behind. Our client, for example, accidentally left behind some foam insulation in the rafters of the garage. It wasn’t until they got settled into their new home that they realized it was left behind. At that point, she had to chalk it up to a moving loss.
The Moral of the Story
No matter how straightforward a move sounds, it’s never that simple. Even if you have a good plan, it's easy to make mistakes or forget where you packed important items.
After that troubling experience, our client turned to us to make sure her next move went more smoothly. At Alex Moving & Storage, we offer partial and full-service packing that comes with thorough lists and properly labeled boxes to make sure nothing gets lost or left behind.
Stress less and set your move up for success by giving us a call or filling out our online form. We’ll start the moving process off with a free estimate!