Summer is here, and with it comes a surge in moving! While sunshine and warm weather might seem ideal, they can also add challenges to your relocation. Fear not, fellow mover! With a little planning and this handy checklist, you can conquer your summer move and settle into your new place with a refreshing drink in hand.

Summer is a popular time for completing a residential move, so it’s Booth Moving’s busy season! Our movers have decades of experience, and we’re happy to share our top summer moving tips.

Book in Advance

Since summer is a peak moving time, it’s important that you reserve your moving date as soon as possible. The sooner you book, the more likely you are to be able to book your first choice of moving company.


Moving (in any season) is a great excuse to declutter. Instead of paying to move unused appliances and clothes you no longer wear, take this time to downsize your belongings, so you can start a clutter-free life in your new home!

Start Packing Early

The sooner you start packing or at least organizing your belongings, the smoother moving day will go.


Keep cold drinks on hand, so that you, your family, and your movers can easily stay hydrated.

Plan for Kids and Pets

What you don’t need on a summer moving day is having pets and small children underfoot. Make plans for kids to spend time with family or friends and for pets to be at doggy daycare. That will help things go more smoothly and give you one less thing to worry about.

Turn Appliances On at Your New Home a Day Early

You don’t want to have to move into your new home on a hot summer day without the benefit of air conditioning. That’s why you should have your electricity turned on the day before you move.

Contact Our Trusted New Jersey Movers

Since 1978, Booth Movers has helped thousands of customers complete their local and long-distance movers. Contact us now to reserve your summer moving dates and to schedule a free consultation and accurate cost estimate.