Rain, wind, snow, extreme heat. We’re used to having all types of weather here in the Okanagan, and it’s about to get even more unpredictable. According to a recently released report, Climate Projections for the Okanagan, we can expect hotter and drier summers, warmer winters, and more precipitation across the seasons. So what does that mean for the many people who will be moving in and out of Kelowna in the near future? We need to be prepared. Bekins Kelowna moving company has some moving tips to help you prepare and protect your assets when moving in bad weather.
Moving during a torrential downpour or snowstorm is never fun. However, you can avoid your belongings from becoming waterlogged If the skies decide to open when your moving van arrives. Use this moving checklist to waterproof your belongings when packing for a move:
If you’re moving during a cold snap or in extreme heat, make sure you do not leave any of these items outdoors before your movers arrive or after they depart.
Another problem when moving in bad weather is all the mud, dirt and water tracked inside. Protect your floors by laying rags or towels in high traffic areas and lay sheets down where the furniture will be placed. Avoid water damage by quickly towelling off any wet furnishings. Wear shoe or boot covers when stepping inside your new home or business.
There are several reasons why using professional movers will help you navigate moving during nasty weather.
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Trust the experts at Bekins Kelowna Moving and Storage for professional and secure long-distance and local moving services. We have the equipment, knowledge and materials to have you packed up, moved, and settled in all kinds of weather. Contact us for a free estimate.