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. It is also helpful sorting out your things in category like clothing, shoes, books, and important papers or documents. You have to do your homework and research for a trusted, reliable, and reputable moving company for less stress and hassle-free moving experience on the date you have chosen. 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.
Take into account the traffic, necessary stops, and detours when you make your plan, so figure out the most efficient and easiest way to get to your new home. Create a list of the things that you must do, prepare and take note of before it slip your mind. 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. It pays to visit your local liquor or convenience store to see if they can have you recycle their used boxes, and if they do, you can grab a handful to help the environment by saving paper in your moving journey. Check if you still have the original boxes for your appliances and electronics because it is the best way of transporting your electronics is using its original boxes when you purchased them. 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.
A week ahead of your moving date, call your electricity, cable, internet and gas providers to figure out when you need to shut everything off. Gather all remotes, cords, or cable boxes you need to return. The trickiest to pack are your decorative items so pack them several weeks before you move. It is important to change your address ahead of time for your bills, credit card payments, shipping address for your online marketplace, and mailing address.