Moving tips 101
Moving isn’t easy on anyone. It brings out the worst in people, the worst indeed. It doesn’t have to be that way. It can be a smooth ride if you let it. Are you planning on moving in the next few days or weeks? There are some ways to rid yourself of some stress and headache.
Stress can be eliminated with these moving suggestions.
Every box needs to be labeled to keep everything organized. Organization is a must in any moving situation. Not labeling will cause headache and strain. When labeling, add a bit of information as to what is inside the box to help you move. Labeling is a must in any moving situation.
Unpack as you go. This will allow the moving process to run smoothly. As soon as the box is in the new home, it needs to be unpacked. This may slow the moving process down a bit, but it will make the unpacking process go much quicker.
A packing party seems silly, but honestly it will relieve some stress. The party can consist of your friends and family. Making a game out of a stressful event is an idea worth trying. The more help you have, the easier the move will be for you. You should never move alone.
A checklist will keep you keep on top of things and organized. The list will consist of everything you have in the household, broken down into categories. The categories can be the rooms, donations and trash. Another great tip to consider with the checklist is a to-do list and inventory list.
Do not take trash with you. This doesn’t necessary mean garbage. Unwanted items do not need to go with you to the new home, only to create more clutter. Clutter doesn’t need to go with you. It needs to stay behind. The things you no longer use can be donated to charity or you can have a yard sale before you move. Either option will keep you from taking trash and clutter with you.
Moving is a part of life. When loading the truck or vehicle, try to keep the same boxes in the same area. This will reduce the headache of searching for items. This isn’t always possible. Just remember that moving is only for a short period of time in our lives. It will not last long and it is not forever.