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. 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.
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. 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. You can visit your convenience or liquor store to see if they can hand you recycle used boxes, and if they do, you can grab a handful to help the environment by saving paper in your moving journey. 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. The trickiest to pack are your decorative items so pack them several weeks before you move. It is very important to update or change your mailing address, registered address and your shipping address for your credit card, bills, and online accounts if you want them all in your new home.