Moving

Tips For Packing And Moving

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Packing up and moving house is one of the most exciting things of your life and it is also something which is the first step in a new chapter of your life. However when moving day starts to approach it can also be a little stressful and at times it does require you to plan ahead and make plans for the day. 

 

But don’t fret or freak out, because today we are going to take a look at some of the ways which you can prepare for packing and moving to make moving day much less stressful and allow you to easily settle into your new home life! 

 

Hire professionals 

 

The important thing you need to do when you are thinking of moving house is to hire some professional help. If you are moving around the corner from your old home, you may get away with hiring a van; however if you are moving further afield, interstate removalists are essential. Make sure to get in touch and hire a professional firm to make your life much easier and allow you to move with less stress. You can also gain the added benefit of protecting your items against damage in transit, as if anything were to break during the trip you would be reimbursed! 

 

Pick a weekday 

 

The best thing you can do when moving house is choose a quiet day in the week. A lot of the time the key exchange for a new home will be done between a Thursday – Sunday, however this doesn’t mean you have to move in right away. A much as you may want to get straight into the new home, if you can arrange the moving day for a Monday or Tuesday it will be much cheaper and the roads will be much less busy. It is a good idea for you to choose a weekday because your neighbors will be out at work which means you won’t be inconveniencing them by parking a huge truck in the road. 

 

Check the road 

 

Speaking of roads, it is entirely possible that the road you move onto will be too narrow for a large truck, and this can have a knock on effect for you when trying to move. Make sure that you think about the road size before you hire a mover service because if it is a little bit too narrow you will need to consider a new option such as a small van instead.

 

Get out the label maker 

 

It is incredibly important for you to be organised when moving home and this will likely include having to break out the label maker or sharpie to label boxes when packing. Instead of packing everything in random boxes, make sure to pack things by room and also by category because this will make life so much easier for you when you come to unpack at the other end. Labeling the boxes with rooms and the items contained within can make it even easier for you to keep everything together.

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