Planning Makes Perfect:
Start planning for your move as early as possible.
Create a list of things to do and a schedule to keep everyone on track.
Sorting and Purging
Go through your home and decide what your essential items are.
Get rid of those you don’t need by selling or donating them.
Creating A Measured Plan
Take the time to measure the dimensions of your new home.
This lets you discover how much space you’ll have in your new rooms.
Making Big Decisions
Decide whether or not you plan on hiring movers.
Conduct research in order to find reputable professional movers.
Keeping Things Organized
Make an Inventory List
Make a list of everything you need to pack up.
Move room-by-room to take inventory of your belongings.
Pack Rooms Together
Pack things that belong in the same room together.
Keeping these items stored together makes unpacking much quicker.
Zip Tie Your Electronics
Use zip ties to condense the space your electronic cords take up.
Don’t forget to label your cords to match the electronics they are used for.
Labels Are A Mover’s Best Friend
Be diligent in labeling everything clearly.
Clear labels make sorting through your boxes far simpler.
Making Your Move Run Smoothly
Start Packing Early
Decide what items you won’t need immediately and pack those first.
Packing early helps to alleviate a lot of stress on moving day.
Pack a First Night Box
Set these items aside for your first night in your new home
- Toilet Paper
- Change of Clothes
- Paper Towels
- Trash Bags
- Electronics Chargers
- Pet Supplies
Be sure to clearly label your first night box so that it is easily identifiable.
Create Matching Room Labels
Put labels on the doors of your new home.
This let’s everyone know which boxes should be unloaded into which room.
Don’t leave behind something important because of negligence.
Do your due diligence and double check your old home before moving out.