Extreme winter weather has overtaken much of the country, complicating moving conditions and circumstances. This type of weather makes regular activities a chore, so of course it will make moving more difficult than you would like. If possible, delaying the move until weather conditions improve is a great idea, but we know that not everyone has this option.
Tips for Moving in Winter Weather
Salting icy walkways and porches for yourself and your movers will ensure that neither you nor our crew slips and falls while carrying heavy boxes. Our crews will cover and protect your to minimize tracking the salt indoors, but having cleaning tools handy will help minimize any damage to floors and carpets.
Your Columbus movers will also pack and crate glass table tops and mirrors to accommodate extreme temperature changes which can easily crack glass surfaces. We care as much about moving your possessions in one piece as we do ours.
Crating your television sets also will minimize damage to the units. Our crews want to guarantee that your set is ready for Super Bowl Sunday!
When moving appliances or electronics, it is highly recommended that you wait at least 24 hours before using, allowing these items to get to room temperature. It will avoid damages.
Are you moving into a home on an icy hill? If so, you may need chains. Many urban and suburban streets are not treated for ice and snow accumulation for days following a snow event.
Keep an extra set of winter clothes handy in case what you’re wearing gets wet from the snow or ice.