Moving a home consists of so many small-small tasks and it is a big win if everything is done on time and properly. Right from packing, transporting, organizing to calling in help of your near ones, it is a daunting and time consuming process. At one hand one feels emotional on leaving the old house, on the other hand is the stress of moving. The whole process may seem extremely tiring and stressful but you can make this experience a happy experience by just following a few smart ideas.
FOLLOW THE BELOW MENTIONED SMART TIPS AND YOU ARE SORTED
- PLAN AHEAD
. Plan all the packing before starting. Sort all your stuff and get rid of all unwanted items by donating or selling. Pack one room at a time.
. Get storage boxes of various sizes. Don’t stick to one size and also neither too big nor too small.
. Defrost, towel dry, and clean your refrigerator at least 24-48 hours before moving day. Otherwise, it’ll be pretty stinky and leaky at the time of move.
- TAKE PICTURES OF ELECTRONICS BEFORE UNINSTALLING THEM
Don’t forget to click pictures of your electronics before uninstalling them to save yourself from the confusing installation later. These pictures will help you in installing your electronics at your new house. You can also take pictures of your furniture as reference so that you can use them in case there is any damage done to it by the moving people while transporting.
- PACK A BOX FOR DAY 1
Take a box and pack it with all the essentials you’ll need on the first day including toilet paper, mugs, teabags, milk, scissors, bin bags and prescription medications. You can also add an extra pair of clothes to it along with a bathing towel. Keep this box with on your journey to your new home to avoid it mixed with rest of your belongings and lost. This box will keep you sorted.
- BAG UP ALL YOUR HANGING CLOTHES
You can bag up your hanging clothes in black bin-liner bag. Gather a few hangers, put a rubber band to give extra support and wrap them in black bag and put these bags in one storage box. This way, you will save time, energy and effort because at the time of unpacking all you will have to do, is remove the plastic bags and hand the hangers.
- PUT THINGS IN THINGS LIKE PERSIAN DOLLS
Use the Persian Dolls technique to store things. Put small items in bigger items, this will save boxes and also things will stay safer. Do not leave any space empty that could be filled with smaller things. Grab your bigger pots and put small things like spices in them. Make sure every nook and cranny is being used sensibly.
- WRAP YOUR DRAWERS AS IT IS
You can plastic wrap your drawers. You can leave its contents in there if the drawers no longer have a risk of sliding open.
- LABEL AND NUMBER YOUR BOXES
Don’t forget to label each box with reference to the things contained in it. Also number all your boxes and make a list. This will be very helpful. As you pack your boxes, keep a note of all their contents. Number them so if you’re missing a box it’s easy to see what you’re missing. This may also help in deciding which boxes are more important to unpack on the first day.
This is how best long distance movers suggest to make any move successful and smart. Take care of these tips and enjoy a smart move.