Small Moving 2017: Easy Moving and Packing Tips and Tricks
Moving is one of the most stressful activities of family life, but with thorough research, you can make your moving experience truly easy and exciting. When moving it is best to get rid of unnecessary or unused items from home so that your things are more organized and less stuff to pack up. You can do a garage sale of stuff you are not using or donate them to charity. Sorting out things in their own category is very helpful to pack things easier and more organized, so sot your things in category like clothing, shoes, books, and important papers or documents. Research for professional moving companies and find a reputable, trusted and reliable moving company for less hassle and more convenient moving experience. At least a month before the moving date, hire a moving company and find the cheapest time of the month to set an appointment.
Figure out the most efficient and easiest way to get to your new home, taking into account the traffic, necessary stops, and detours when you are making your plan. Making a list of 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. Set up a map and organize everything by getting an oversized calendar and be sure to mark the empty boxes with the daily tasks you need to prepare. 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. Go to your local hardware store and purchase tools and supplies you need when moving such as packing tape, packing paper, cardboard boxes, extra screws, packing a paper, putty, new industrialized broom, and measuring tape.
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 the things you need to return such as remotes, cords, or cable boxes. Decorative items and fragile and oddly shaped so they are considered the trickiest to pack, so it is best to 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.