Long Distance Moving: The Ultimate Checklist

Moving for work or making big plans for your family? Long distance moving tips from the experts at Amherst Self Storage is sure to set your mind at ease. Our Belchertown MA storage location is convenient and safe, so you do not have to worry about your belongings in storage. Our experts are getting you ready for a small or big move with things like updating your address, replenishing your food, even finding extra space. Give us a call today if you are searching for storage for an upcoming move.

Refill the Pantry

You do not want to pack expired or opened food, so discard these items instead of packing them. Combine spices, and other dry goods if possible. Notice there are some missing items? Refilling the pantry may be low on the list of things to do but this simple task will set you up for success. Here is a complete list of basic items to look for.

Update Your Address After A Move

From the post office to local businesses you interact with everyday, the list of who needs to know your new address can be long. Here is a list that will help you notify as many people as possible. Moving out of state? Contact your local government for a timeline on establishing residency. This is important for taxes and voter registration, and each state has different regulations.

Storage and Moving: The Perfect Pair

Sometimes moving requires extra space and we have it! Our tips will get your started packing, or even help you stage your house, but our storage space in Belchertown MA can make long distance moving a little easier. Amherst Self Storage prides ourselves in assisting customers with their storage questions. Not sure the exact date of your move? No worries, we take storage reservations at no cost to you, just give us a 2 week notice and we will help you find storage.

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