Moving is a time-consuming task. Being efficient will ensure everything is done perfectly. There are several ways which can make the entire moving process smooth and easy. You can plan your move ahead of time and can organize it efficiently to avoid any hassle.
Below are few simple tricks which you can follow during packing and moving.
Tricks to pack your stuff efficiently
Plan the packing in advance, specially those task which needs extra preparation. Like bubble wrapping all your fragile items and collectibles.
Start packing all those things which you will need least, like winter clothes or books.
You can pack the breakable items beforehand, like the kitchen crockery, aquariums, antiques, etc. Make sure to use extra boxes and add lots of cushioning material to ensure the items are secure inside the boxes. When done in a hurry, they can be damaged. So, pack them first before anything else and get them out of the way.
When packing things that have multiple attachments, pack each one separately. For example a lamp, remove the bulbs and wrap it separately to avoid damage.
You can pack all the small items together and label them. Another efficient way is to dismantle big items into small parts and pack them together and label them individually.
Once you have done packing the boxes, you can number them. Make a list of items that are in each box as it will be helpful during unpacking in the new home.
You can make use of blankets, to pack large items. You can also use a suitcase to pack important documents or fragile items. It will also save some money from buying packing materials.
Calculate the moving expenses and evaluate each and every expense, this will help you to keep a track of your expenditures.
Make sure to take care of all the little details like making a change in your address at banks, mobile bills etc. Collect all the pending items from your dry cleaners or something which you may have given for repair.
Once you have reached your new home, place every box at the respective room where it belongs. Like, place the kitchen boxes in the kitchen, hall should have all the furniture and TV unit etc.
When you are looking for packers and movers, get quotes from multiple moving companies. You can compare and opt for the reliable and efficient moving company. This will ensure, you are protected from fake movers who are out to make a fast buck.