When you are considering moving home it can seem a little daunting however there are ways to make this less stressful and to make the whole process more straightforward. By following a few simple tips and tricks the whole process will be able to run smoothly.
The fewer last minute jobs you have to do the better. In the majority of instances you will be aware of this upcoming house move, so use this time wisely. Take the time now to list all of the tasks that need to be completed to make the move run smoothly from packing to getting conveyancing quotes then as each takes gets complete you can tick them off. With having a plan in place and a list of tasks noted you will be able to prioritise them to ensure they are all completed in over a matter of weeks not days.
When you stop to take stock of your homely items you will realise that you will have items that you do not want to take to the new house. Seize the time to use this to your advantage. There is no point in packing up unwanted items if they are simply going to remain in boxes or end up eventually being donated. By decluttering your home now you are saving yourself an additional job later on. Future you will thank you for sorting the items as you go along and pack.
Start Packing In Advance
To ensure you remain organised when it comes to packing make sure you are stocked on all the essentials you will need in advance. From buying bubble wrap, tape and boxes. Once you have these items you get start packing away the items that you know you will not need in the immediate future. Then when it comes to a few days before you can pack up those last few items.
Hire A Van
Let’s be honest you will have more than you initially thought. So unless you have an empty van to hand you will need to find one that you can either hire or comes with a professional moving company. You will have many large and potentially heavy items so having a van allows you to move all items from door to door.
Keep Your Essential Items Separate
It is important that you have all essential items included within an overnight bag. Make sure to include space clothes, phone charges and toiletries. It is important when you move that you are realistic. You will not move and unpack your whole house within the same day. This bag will be a saving grace when you are in and whilst you are in the process of unpacking and making the new house your home.
Label Your Boxes
Although you may not unpack straight away by having all boxes labelled you can make sure they are being placed in the room that will become their home. So when the time comes to unbox that is all that is required and won’t have the added task of moving box after box around the house. This tip really works in terms of making moving easier.