Small Moving 2017: Easy Moving and Packing Tips and Tricks
While it is true that one of the most stressful activities of family life is moving, you can make your moving experience exciting and truly easy through research. 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. 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. Making a list of 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. 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. 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. 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.
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 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.