Small Moving: 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. It is a good idea holding a garage sale for stuff you’re not using anymore or better yet donate them to charity. It is also helpful sorting out 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.
You have to plan ahead, check your GPS and make your plan to get to your new home faster on the moving date, taking into account the traffic, necessary stops, and detours. Create a list of the things that you must do, prepare and take note of before it slip your mind. 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 save your paper in your moving journey by visiting 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 save the environment. 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 necessary items 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. 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.