Are you moving away? Congratulations, you purchased a new home. Are you ready to pack up? Does it sound chaotic? Do you need some help? I hope my tips will help guide you and teach you some valuable tips you must keep in mind before moving and packing your stuff.
Before you start up, you need to sit down and decide how you are going to manage all this. Never ever do the packing stuff randomly when you plan to shift your home. The following list of advices is for you to plan your packing in a more convenient and manageable way.
When you begin your mission of packing up your stuff, Make sure you really pull out all your things and not forget things in the basement. Categorizing your stuff makes it easy to plan where you should start from. For an instance, you must have some furniture, books, kitchenware, clothing, fragile items, etc. it is better to include all of your stuff in each category. Even before you start cleaning, list up the stuff and organize it accordingly.
Put Aside Some Unwanted Stuff
There must be some unnecessary stuff as well which you might not need anymore. Why to take it to the new home anyway? Why not you enlist the unwanted stuff and put them aside? Be it some worn out clothes or shoes, some old books or furniture; give it away and get rid f everything you do not want anymore.
Plan Your Time
We all know that packing needs time. It is advisable that you plan your time before hand. You need time for categorizing, wrapping, and packing, then you must schedule it earlier.
Fragile Items First
When it comes to packing, always start from wrapping the fragile goods first. Fragile items always need more time in wrapping. It is better that you wrap them earlier than other goods, just in order to stay away from any hustle and panic.
Always use quality stuff for packing. The boxes you use, the tapes, the plastic rollers, nails, and markers; all these must be of excellent quality, so that it would not cost you much while traveling. Using low-quality material may be a danger while putting up the boxes and placing them.
Label the Boxes with Stuff and its Destination
When you wrap up the stuff, label the boxes with each item in it. Carefully label the fragile items boxes from all sides, just to avoid any mishandling while traveling. If it is possible for you to decide where you will put what stuff in your new home, label the destination as well. For example in the box of books, label the destination where you will be putting them. It will make things easier for you and save your time of placing your stuff when you reach to your new home.
Cleaning is Must
Before moving, clean up your new destination. Make sure your new place is well cleaned before you decorate it. Be it bathrooms, bedrooms, or kitchen; cleaning will help you in placing your stuff right away.
Keep Your Hands Full with Wrapping Stuff
When it comes to wrap and pack, you always need hands full of wrapping stuff. You may need to grab excellent quality tapes, bubble wraps, plastic rollers, news printed papers, towels and cloth pieces for padding fragile items, scissors, and markers.
It is also advisable that you take some help by hiring labor from the moving companies. They might be helpful for you as you get tired of wrapping and packing, these companies will load and unload your stuff carefully.
These tips will make your moving experience easier anyway.