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The Pros and Cons of Moving in the Winter

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With the weather starting to get cold, the thought of moving can seem like a nightmare. However, moving during the winter time does have its advantages, which is why so many people choose this time of year to move. The important thing to remember is that winter moving is a unique endeavor and you need to prepare for it.

At this time of year, it’s important to look at the pros and cons to ensure you’re prepared.

The Pros

  • You will save money – During the winter months, the demand for movers is low which means it’s cheaper to hire a moving company. Moving companies can also be a bit more flexible with your moving date as they’re on their off-peak season.
  • Fresh start – People are always looking for a fresh start, so moving into a new home just before the new year might be just what you need.

The Cons

  • The Weather –Snow can really put a damper on the moving process. It can slow things down and create a potential damage to your belongings if they aren’t packed and stored properly. The slush and snow also creates a mess in your home when you’re unloading the truck and moving your belongings inside. Make sure to plan ahead with your moving company and discuss any travel issues that may arise.
  • Packing, cleaning and organization may take up most of time, leaving you with little time to celebrate the holidays with family and friends.
  • Cold temperatures might damage some of your electronics. You may need special packaging materials to keep them safe.

Armando Movers will help you during your winter move

As you can see, there are both pros and cons to moving during the winter. Armando Movers provides the best quality moving service, rain or shine, snow or sleet. If you’re looking for a moving company to help with your winter move, give us a call at (416) 656-1876.