Lessons Learned from Years with Moving
Small Moving: Easy Moving and Packing Tips and Tricks
While it is true that one of the most stressful activities of family life is moving, you can make your moving experience exciting and truly easy through research. When it comes to moving, you may consider getting rid of unnecessary or unused items from home for lesser stuff to pack and more organized moving. It is a good idea holding a garage sale for stuff you’re not using anymore or better yet donate them to charity. Sort out your things in categories such as your clothing, shoes, books, and important papers or documents. Research for professional moving companies and find a trusted, reliable, and reputable moving company for less stress and hassle-free moving experience. The ideal time to hire a moving company is at least a month before your desired moving date, and find the cheapest time of the month to set an appointment.
You have to plan ahead, check your GPS and make your plan to get to your new home faster on the moving date, taking into account the traffic, necessary stops, and detours. Before they slip your mind, create a must-to-do list such as the things you need to prepare, important reminders, contact information of people who will help you, and other things that come to your mind that will be beneficial to your moving. Organize by getting an oversized calendar and mark the white empty boxes with everyday task that you need to prepare until you are able to complete everything before the moving date to make sure you won’t miss anything. You can visit your convenience or liquor store to see if they can hand you recycle used boxes, and if they do, you can grab a handful to help the environment by saving paper in your moving journey. The best way of transporting your electronics is using its original boxes when you purchased them, so check if you still have the original boxes for your appliances and electronics, or you can also use bubble wrap, quilted blankets, and sturdy tape to protect your tv and other delicate items. It is important to purchase cardboard boxes, new industrialized broom, packing tape, double-sded tape, packing paper, extra screws, packing a paper, putty, and measuring tape, by visiting your local hardware store.
When you need to shut everything off, call your electricity, cable, internet and gas providers to figure out a week ahead your moving date. gather all the things you need to return such as remotes, cords, or cable boxes. Decorative items and fragile and oddly shaped so pack them several weeks before you move. You have to change your mailing address, registered address and your shipping address if you want them all in your new home.