Let’s face it, moving home is never going to be the most relaxing experience but there are ways to take out much of the stress and strain. We’ve gathered together 12 top tips for the sole purpose of making your moving day go as smoothly as possible.
We all know that stress levels can run very high ahead of a house move. How are you going to get all of your stuff from A to B in time? There’s so much to do! We’ve written this post to help you settle those nerves and ensure your moving experience is as close to perfect as possible.
The excitement of moving into your first apartment can soon turn to dismay if you realize you’ve forgotten to bring a towel, cutlery, toothbrush or pillows. This room-by-room checklist will help ensure you don’t suffer that inconvenience.
If you’re a keen gardener in the midst of planning your home move, you will probably have a few heavy potted plants in your collection. Have you thought about how you are going to prepare and move them? Plants, as you know, are very sensitive to their environment and often struggle to cope with the trauma of being uprooted (literally!) and moved across town or, even worse, across state lines. A bit of preparation can go a long way to reducing the impact of your move. First, you will need some supplies.
Preparing to move large pieces of furniture and white goods can be a daunting task. However, there are plenty of ways to make things easier for yourself. Here are 12 simple tips to try out the next time you’re moving house. Disclaimer: This article is written with the assumption that you will be following proper moving and handling techniques. If lifting, make sure you know what those techniques are so that you don’t cause yourself an injury.
Of all the rooms in the house, the kitchen is perhaps the most daunting to pack. This is compounded when you are on a tight deadline as there are so many potential breakages (crockery, stemware, bottles, etc.) and spillages (wine, liquor, oil, vinegar, etc.) if care isn’t taken. The good news is that if you are organized, have the right packing materials and follow a systematic process, you can pack up that kitchen/dining room quickly and safely – in two days max.
One of the benefits of using professional movers to pack, transport and unload your things is that you can hand over responsibility for your fragile items – like your flat screen TV – to them. But what if you’re going the DIY route and doing all the packing, loading and driving? This guide to move your flat screen TV will help ensure your televison arrives at your new home in the same condition as when you last sat in front of it.
Every room in the home has its own challenges when it comes to packing. Compared with the kitchen, bathroom or garage, the bedroom may seem easy to pack but what about moving mattresses, mirrors and expensive jewelry? This guide has plenty of tips to help you breeze through your bedroom packing schedule. Many people also combine their bedroom as a study so this guide also covers items you might find in a study room (desks, computers, books, etc.) Clothes Clothes can suffer badly during a move and even if they arrive in good condition, you may have to spend a week…
As with all aspects of a house move, the sooner and more thoroughly you prepare for your furniture move, the easier moving day will be. Start by running through this list and making a note of every furniture moving tip that is relevant to your situation. Source Quality Equipment You will need to buy or hire your furniture moving equipment well in time for moving day. You should be able to get everything you need from New Haven along with your boxes and packaging materials. Here are some furniture-specific items to add to your list:
Packing your bags to go traveling interstate is an exciting adventure and you are bound to meet interesting people and have incredible experiences along the way. To help make sure the fun times aren’t overshadowed by any major mishaps, we’ve compiled a list of seven things you should spend time thinking about and taking care of.