Honestly moving is the biggest household task for everybody. But if you preplanned it and stay organized then that can make your move easier very much, without any hassles. With some planning, you can cover all phases of the moving. From packing to unpacking and everything in between you can make your move easier with some ideas.
Keep reading to make your move easier and less stressful.
- Make a list or schedule first
Create a list first to pack your essential items. It will make your work easy for packing and you can be ready for moving day with packed items. Look at the calendar that how much time you have for packing, how long it will take to pack every room and items. Then make a schedule with adequate time built in.
After packing essential things do not forget to do labelling the boxes. It will make your work very easy to find out the required box. Otherwise, you have to open every box to find out the required items.
- Declutter the things
To make you move easier, only pack those things which you need and want in your new place. Take a look at your closet and other stuff to see what you want to take along with you. Else you can donate that. Get rid of those items that you have not seen the face of those things in years.
- Keep important items in your handbag
Do not put your important things in the moving truck. That can be your jewellery, important papers, important keys of your bank lockers or car keys, etc. It will be a safe option to keep these things in your handbag along with you.
- Use different colored packing tapes for boxes
This tip will make your move easier by using different colored packing tapes. It will make it easier to spot than a marker. The tape will be highlighted more in every box for each room and almirah. This idea will help you at a glance where each box goes. It can still maintain your home in good condition.
- Do not forget to label the boxes
You can also write down a small note on each box. After moving to a new place, you might want to immediately access your daily dishes, nightclothes, bedsheets, etc. instead of trying to remember every box you packed with your belongings.
- Make a box to open first after moving
Make one box with all the important things which are necessary for you. Or those things which you cannot survive the first day or night in your new home. Those things can be your mobile charger, toilet paper, bed sheets, blankets, prescriptions, or maybe your book. It will make you move easier to find your important belongings when you need them first.
- Pack some ready to eat food packets
After moving to the new place sometimes you do not know the place to buy something to eat. And you do not want to cook immediately after moving to a new place. Hence, this ready to eat products will help you a lot. You can have them anytime when you feel hunger. That can be chips packets, cookies, dry fruits, and fruits also.
- Pack breakables items together
Pack all breakable items together such as teacups, pint glasses, wine glasses, etc. Wrap them individually with the help of newspaper or bubble packing sheets. You can also pack with these items your towels, sheets, or blankets. It will keep them safe and fill space without adding extra weight.
- Prearrangements of other services at your new place
To make you move easier, make a list of all the basic services which you receive at your current place. Those basic services are internet, satellite or cable provider, trash collection, electricity, your mailing address, and so on. Cancel all ongoing services and reactive them at your new place. You should do this work before you plan to move.
- Unpack kids’ stuff first
If you are moving with your kids, then unpack their belongings first, without wasting the time. It will be the best way to set up their room first. Let them help you to decide where they want to put their furniture and their belongings, to make that truly theirs. Otherwise, they will keep disturbing you for their things.
The best way to make you move easier to unpack the things according to their requirements. You do not need to unpack all the things in a hurry.