Here is the second part of our two series moving tips contributed by Media Buzzer. Here are some good tips for packing up your home when you move, to save yourself some time and effort, and maybe even some money!
If you have any experience of moving you will know that it can be a stressful time, as well as exhausting. Anything that you can do to make the job easier is a worthwhile investment of your time and money. With a bit of research and planning, you can make your move a stress-free one which will give you plenty of time to settle in to your new home.
Planning your move ahead of time
One of the best ways to relieve stress when moving is to plan everything ahead of time so that you have plenty of time to prepare. You can purchase moving packs online which have all of the necessary things you need to pack up your belongings. You just need to know how many boxes you need.
- Moving Boxes
- Packing Tape
- Packing Material –Paper, Bubble Wrap, Styrofoam Peanuts
- Marker Pen
- Dolly – This will help to move heavier objects
When you have purchased all of the materials that you need, you canstart to plan packing your home. You can start working your way through each room and packing everything up in boxes that you are not going to need between now and the day of the move. There are many items which you can do without for a while, and doing this now will save you time and effort on the day of your move.
- Out of Season Clothes
- Toys and Games
- Furniture in unused rooms
The more that you can pack in advance, the less you will have to do on the day of your move, which will give you more time to settle in to your new home.
Timing is everything
When you move homes, you may find yourself involved in a property chain, which can delay your move. If this does happen then you may need to move out of your home, and there could be some time before you are able to move into your new home. If this happens, there are plenty of options available such as self storage Peterborough by Reads Removals. Most removal companies will have storage facilities where they can keep your belongings until you are ready to move into your new home.
Save yourself time when you unpack
A great way to save yourself some time and effort when you arrive at your new home is to write on each of the boxes a brief summary of the contents and the room that they came from. When you arrive at your new home you will be able to take each box to the correct room and unpack with ease. With all the time and effort it takes to pack up your home, you will appreciate the little effort that this takes when you are ready to unpack. The last thing that you want to do is to have to move heavy boxes over your new home.
Choosing an Easy Alternative
Of course, one thing that you can do to save yourself even more time, effort and also stress, is to use the services of a professional removal company. They will pack up the contents of your home, and then unpack everything when you arrive at your destination. You may just find that the money it costs to do this is worth it in the long run!