Moving Help & the Top 10 Moving Tips from A Complete Moving Service Columbus, OH

You'll be suprised by how much is involved in the moving process, both local and long distance moving. Even with our moving and packing experts on hand, getting ready for your move will always take longer than you think.


With this in mind, we at A Complete Moving  in Columbus, OH thought it might be a good idea to give everyone who reads this site some handy moving advice which, if followed, can help make the whole moving process go a lot smoother.

Tip 1:

Preparation and planning are essential components of a successful, cost-effective move. 


Tip 2:

The best way to save money is to do the packing yourself. Stop by A Complete Moving for packing materials and friendly, professional advice.


Tip 3:

Make sure you pack your belongings properly and label each box clearly.


Tip 4:

Pack your books and other heavy objects in small boxes so they're easier to handle.


Tip 5:

Squat, don't bend over, and use your legs to lift any heavy objects.


Tip 6:

Disassemble large furniture pieces so they'll fit easily through the door.


Tip 7:

Don't mix items from different rooms into one box, this can make for a frustrating 'un-packing' experience. Not to mention, you'll have difficulty labeling your boxes pre-move.


Tip 8:

Don't use newspaper to wrap your fine china.


Tip 9:

Use the original boxes for electronic equipment, if it's available. If not, get some bubble wrap.


Tip 10:

Pack one or two boxes with the items you will need immediately when unpacking (include some essential kitchen and bathroom items, along with clothing items). This can make the trasition to your new home easier!


These steps will cut down on the time it takes our movers to load and unload your belongings, and will help you save money on your move.