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 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. 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. Research for professional moving companies and find a reputable, trusted and reliable moving company for less hassle and more convenient moving experience. 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.
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. Set up a map and organize everything by getting an oversized calendar and be sure to mark the empty boxes with the daily tasks you need to prepare. 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. 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. You can also purchase important supplies and tools that will help you in your moving such as packing tape, masking tape, double tape, packing paper, cardboard boxes, new industrialized broom, extra screws, packing a paper, putty, 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 remotes, cords, or cable boxes you need to return. Decorative items and fragile and oddly shaped so they are considered the trickiest to pack, so it is best to 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.