Much of the appeal of apartment living lies in its convenience. Apartment complexes are all over Houston, so you can easily find one close to your workplace or school. No matter your price range, you’re sure to find the right fit for you. On top of that, a smaller space means simpler living and less clutter. It’s no wonder why nearly half of our city chooses to rent.
Most people recognize that moving an entire house is a large feat. But for some reason, moving apartments doesn’t seem so complicated. Despite the difference in scale, don’t forget you’re still moving your whole life to a new place. This is one of the biggest apartment moving mistakes we see.
A few other moving mistakes tend to crop up again and again, so we’ve put together a list of the most common errors so you know what to avoid when it’s time to move:
1. Not Realizing How Many Belongings You Have
Especially when storage space is good, it’s easy to underestimate how many possessions you’ve accumulated since you first moved in.
2. Procrastinating Scheduling Your Moving Company
Remember that Houston is a huge city, and if you put off scheduling your move, you may miss out. Don’t forget there are busy seasons for moving companies, like during the summer.
3. Putting Off Packing
Even a studio apartment requires careful planning when it comes to packing. If you wait until the last minute, you’ll likely forget something. Try to go room by room to make setup easier in your new place.
4. Forgetting to Pack Necessities Separately
Make sure you have a box of everything you’ll need during your first night.
5. Not Arranging Help
Just because you’re not moving an entire house doesn’t mean you’ll be able to manage everything yourself. Large items like furniture and electronics are near impossible to move solo.
6. Not Measuring Furniture
Nothing is more frustrating than realizing your furniture won’t fit in a tight hallway or door frame. Measure door frames in your new apartment beforehand.
7. Forgetting to Clean the Old Apartment
Management is always strict about this, and they can keep your deposit if you don’t leave the place in good shape.
Our services include:
Loading, Unloading, and Packing Services
We perform all of the traditional moving services — just let us know what you need.
This is the entire package. We handle every aspect of your move for a stress-free experience.
Move Day Guarantee
We guarantee to be there on time to load and deliver your items. We provide complimentary shrink wrap, wardrobe boxes, and GoGoCart use.