Best moving and packing
tips from the pros
Here you will discover our best moving tips that we gathered from our movers. Throughout the time, we asked them the best and the worst. We then wrote key points summarized in different articles covering multiple topics. We hope these tips will help you prepare and optimize your next move.
Before you go on with the reading, we want you to know we are here for you. If you have any question regarding packing, regulations or any other specific information about your next move, we will be delighted to take the time to answer you. Until then, we hope you will enjoy the content we wrote to, hopefully, help you prepare the best you can.
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MOVING TIPS IN SUMMARY
If you’re in a hurry, it doesn’t have to be difficult. Here are a few moving tips to make your move easier:
1. Plan ahead
Start planning your move ahead of time. Set up a timeline and checklist to make sure you don’t forget any important information.Declutter before you pack: Take the opportunity to clear out your home before you start packing. Don’t forget to donate, sell or dispose of things you no longer use. You can also donate to a charity.
2. Pack strategically
Pack room by room. Label each box with the contents and the room you’re moving to. This will make unpacking simpler and more efficient.
3. Use quality packing materials
Invest in quality packing materials like sturdy boxes and bubble wrap, as well as quality packing paper and packing tape.
4. Protect fragile items
Wrap fragile items in individual packing papers or bubble wrap to prevent damage. Place fragile items in boxes with plenty of cushioning material.
5. Take inventory
Keep track of your belongings in a detailed inventory. This will help you when you’re packing and will serve as a record if you ever experience loss or damage.
6. Label important boxe
Make sure to clearly label boxes that contain important items or items that require special attention. This way, you’ll be able to quickly identify them when you arrive at your new residence.
7. Notify important parties
Make sure to inform the post office, utility companies, friends, family and important institutions that you’re moving.
8. Update your information
Make sure to update your address with your bank, insurance company or other important institution.
9. Pack a moving day essentials box
Make sure to pack a moving day essential box for your first day and overnight in your new residence. Include essentials such as toiletries, clothing, important documents and other items you’ll need immediately.
10. Hire professional movers
If you can, consider hiring a professional moving company. They’ll know what they’re doing and have the tools and equipment to make your move easier.
11. Connect utilities
Make sure to disconnect your old home’s utilities and connect them to your new home, so you don’t have to worry about disconnecting your electricity, water or gas, disconnecting your internet, and cancelling your cable services.
12. Secure Valuables
Keep important documents, valuables, and sentimental items with you during the move. This ensures their safety and easy access.
13. Have a Contingency Plan
Be prepared for the unexpected. Have a contingency plan in case of delays, and carry essential items like medications and important documents with you.
Remember, moving can be stressful, but with careful planning and organization, you can make the process smoother and less overwhelming. Good luck with your move!