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Moving Planner

With this moving planner you will be able to get all of the information you need to properly plan for your upcoming move. With this moving checklist you shouldn’t have any issues at all when it comes to organizing your move so everything stays on track. When you have a physical piece of paper with a checklist of items on it, you are 90% more likely to remember everything that needs to be done.

Select the right Mover


Perhaps the most important thing on this checklist for moving involves hiring the right professionals for the job. We at Placide Joliet will be able to help you decide on the right professionals to help make your move a complete and total success. There are so many different moving companies that you can hire for this type of work, and it’s important that you take the time to select the right one for the job. We will provide you with a number of excellent moving company options so deciding on the right one will be extremely easy.

Decide when you will move

When you decide to move is going to be very important for a number of reasons, including the fact that it will ultimately determine how much you are going to spend. If you want to ensure that you stay well within the confines of your budget, you will definitely need to think about moving during the offseason. The best time to move in terms of saving money is the fall or winter months. Even moving in the spring time is better than summer, because June and July are usually the busiest months for moving companies.


After you have chosen your mover and decided on a move date, you will need to pack up all of the belongings that you are taking with you. Make sure that you determine which items you don’t want so you can throw them away or do whatever else with them. Packing up your things could take quite a while depending on how much you have, so you will definitely need to give yourself some time to do this.

We highly recommend that you take the time to look into packing services because of how helpful they can be. This particular moving service is more affordable than you might think. The average cost of packing services in 2016 was anywhere from $218 for a one-bedroom apartment to $1250 for a five bedroom house.

Our agents can help you to get the best possible deal on professionals packing services so that you don’t even have to spend the average amount for them. Packing can be very time consuming, so you will therefore want to consider hiring professionals for the job. A lot of people are taking advantage of this service because of how much time and frustration it can save a person.