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Moving is hard. Everyone who moved can tell you that. But it is still possible to make everything proceed smoothly. There are some things that local movers Manhattan would love everyone to know before hiring them. As with all things in life, there is also moving etiquette. It is best to follow it in order not to make your and your movers’ day miserable. This article will be about the things you shouldn’t do to movers. They are human beings just like the rest of us after all. So, without any further ado, let’s dive in.

Things you shouldn’t do to movers

There are a couple of things you need to know before hiring your NYC movers. Stuff like arguing with them, packing beforehand, packing things you should not pack, etc. We will now go into more detail about all of these.

arguing is one of the things you shouldn't do to movers
Do not argue over every little thing

You should pack before moving day

This is something that comes naturally to many people. You need to be prepared for everything in life, and that applies to moving as well. So, if you do not pack before your movers come, there will be problems. This is because both parties agreed that you are going to either pack everything by yourself or request their packing services. If you did not request their packing services, that means that you should pack everything on your own. But, something that some people did not get, is that you should pack everything before the movers come. If they have to wait for you to pack everything they may even refuse to move you. They also have a schedule they need to keep. So, make it easier on both them and yourself, just buy boxes online and pack everything beforehand.

Do not argue with the movers over every single thing

As we have mentioned before, movers are human beings just like you and me. That means that they also have a limit when it comes to anger management. It is natural to feel nervous and anxious when moving, but making the movers your punching bag is not going to solve anything. If there is a minor mistake, make sure to tell them in a calm and relaxed manner. Yelling will only do the opposite of helping.

Label the boxes properly

Most moving companies Upper West Side will like it a lot if you label all of your boxes. This will help them load their truck properly because they will know which items are fragile and which are not. If you do this, you will make the moving process smoother and there will also be fewer triggers for argument.

labeled boxes
Label all the boxes properly!

Be present on moving day

Your presence on moving day is vital. It can be really hard for the moving company to do everything correctly if you are not there to give them some minor instructions. You know which box contains what and you are able to tell them which items can be put on the bottom of the pile and which cannot.

Well, with all that said, good luck with your move! 

About Author

John has been with Divine Moving and Storage in New York for nearly two decades. Starting as a young helper and climbing up the ranks to be a staple in our organization. John has the knowledge and experience to assist our clients with any move or storage related needs. You can reach John or any of our associates in NYC at 212-244-4011