Small Moving 2017: 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. Sort out your things in categories such as your 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. It is best to hire a moving date for at least thirty to forty-five days before your desired move, and find the cheapest time of the month to set an appointment which is usually Tuesday or Wednesday as compared to busy Saturday, Sunday, Monday, and Friday.
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. 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. 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 before your moving date, call your electricity, internet, cable, 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 pack them several weeks before you move. You have to change your mailing address, registered address and your shipping address if you want them all in your new home.