Particularly if you have never done it before, moving over long distances can be a very intense journey. We at Sky Van Lines Moving compiled a brief list of frequently asked, though there are sure to be a million questions as to how to go moving, to help better equip you with knowledge for a successful long-distance move. We are always happy to answer any additional you may have.
Long Distance Moving FAQ
Question: What is the best way to move my pets on a long distance move?
Answer: The best option for your pet to get to their new home, is simply allowing your pet to ride with familiar faces, keeping their emotional state better managed. If you are driving, make sure they are comforted during the trip, if you are flying, check with the airlines and transportation options about policies for moving pets and decide on the best option for your pet. Be sure to keep in mind that you should learn in advance to your move the rules, codes, regulations, and policies of the local community, living arrangements, and so on to know what to expect for your pet so you can better prepare them for the change.
Question: How can I safely move my aquarium?
Answer: It is important to know that without proper air filtration; aerobic bacteria will start to die in a matter of hours and then your fish. It is essential you bear this in mind while moving the fish tank. The best way to move it is following the below steps.
1) Place your fish in an appropriate holding container.
2) Have the tank drained. If you have living plants, they may be protected for a brief time inside a bag of water.
3) Disassemble the fish tank.
4) Clean or trash the filter and pack all the pumps, heaters, and other electronics in fragile boxes. Be sure to carefully wrap the glass shell accordingly.
Question: Should I take my houseplants cross country?
Answer: Some movers have specially designed packing materials available for safe transport your plants. If not, make sure they are secure to avoid any issues and make sure you maintain ideal climate control in the car. Most moving companies will not move live plants, and of they become too much of a problem, consider gifting them to a friend or family member, or donate them to a local business.
Questions: Is there a better way to pack when moving long distance?
Answer: Moving supplies that are of high quality are a wise investment. Ensuring your moving materials are durable is more important than you may assume. Your treasures could be broken beyond repair when you settle for hand-me-downs that are not durable, sturdy, or optimal for various possessions because the bottom can easily fall out or even if the box is dropped. You can safely and damage-free, get your stuff to the destination with the use of proper packing and the use of appropriate supplies.
Question: How can I safely move electrical equipment, fragile antiques and collectibles?
Answer: With exceptional wrapping and protection being extremely important as well, your items will be well protected for their cross journey as you definitely want your special and fragile items tightly fitted them in the right custom boxes, crates, and cartons. Make certain they are properly labeled with fragile notations on them as well.