While it is true that moving is one of the most stressful tasks of family life, but you can make your moving experience truly easy and exciting through research. When it comes to moving preparation, it is important to consider eliminating all things that are 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. It is also helpful sorting out your things in category like clothing, shoes, books, and important papers or documents. Research for professional moving companies and find a trusted, reliable, and reputable moving company for less stress and hassle-free 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.
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. Before they slip your mind, create a must-to-do list such as 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. Get an oversized calendar and be sure to mark the empty boxes with the daily tasks you need to prepare. 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. It is important to purchase cardboard boxes, new industrialized broom, packing tape, double-sded tape, packing paper, extra screws, packing a paper, putty, and measuring tape, by visiting your local hardware store.
When you need to shut everything off, call your electricity, cable, internet and gas providers to figure out a week ahead your moving date. 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.