Moving Tips

Moving can be testing—mentally and physically. Are you looking to make a move from your apartment or office any time soon? These insightful nuggets will help you put some ease into your moving experience, like a hot knife through butter!

MAKE A LIST

 The saying goes those who fail to plan, plan to fail. Making a check-list that entails a step-by-step strategy that the moving process will take is very vital to a successful moving process. This check-list often contains plans like a designated time to implement changes of addresses in the relevant places, whose moving services to hire, your budget, and so on. You also want to make a list of moving supplies to make your moving easier.

SAY GOODBYE TO UNUSED STUFF

 Because, why not? There is absolutely no point moving around items that are of little or no use. Moreover, you are leaving for a new place; did someone just say new beginnings? You should unburden yourself of stress and added luggage by decluttering, and by decluttering, we mean figuring what items to sell, donate, dispose, and keep.

GET STURDY, UNIFORM PACKING SUPPLIES

 When moving, you want to make sure that you get quality boxes that can do the moving job without suffering wear and tear on the first or second time of use. Keeping this in mind, Local grocery boxes may not cut it. Look for more durable and more reliable options. They might cost more but are more than worth it in the long run. Also, get other moving supplies like tissue papers, masking tapes, permanent markers, ropes, scissors, packing paper, and other miscellaneous items that will make your moving less complicated.

PACK THE BASICS YOURSELF

 Because you are the owner of your properties, you know which ones have high risks and low risks of damage. No one knows how to handle these things more than you. You might want to pack things that you know are essential to you by yourself, like your medications, toiletries, your wardrobe, or to put more broadly, your personal effect.

DON'T JUST PACK THEM IN BOXES

 For items in boxes, it's different strokes for different folks. Empty spaces in boxes containing items can always make them shift, and this may cause them to scatter around, meaning more stress while unloading. It is advisable to fill any such spaces to avoid this. Also, for breakable items, use bunched-up papers and paddings and also bundle them properly to avoid breakage.

Re-designate household items for packing

Re-designate household items for packing

Household items like a hamper, suitcase, laundry basket can always double as a container or box for moving purposes, especially in cases where there are not enough boxes or when boxes are considered unnecessary, it always helps to use one's discretion in reassigning household items for the purpose of packing other items.