05 December 2014
Top Tips for Packing for a Relocation
Packing up to relocate can be extremely hard to do, especially if you have a family or have lived in the same house for a very long time. It’s amazing how much stuff you will have accumulated and trying to box up your life to move somewhere completely new can be extremely daunting and stressful on top of what is already a very stressful time. There are ways to make moving easier however, by following these four top tips for packing up your house for relocation, you’ll have it done in no time and be stress free too!1. Pack methodically and sensibly Instead of going around your whole house packing different things into the same box, you should pack methodically. Choose one room to start with for your packing and pack up that entire room first, then move onto the next room and so on. This helps give you space to store the packed boxes and also ensures that you don't end up mixing some of the packed items in one room with the others items that have not been packed. It really helps to make the move less stressful and keep your head clear.2. Make sure you use bubble weapon precious items Although removal people should be being careful with your belongings anyway, it is always important to bubble wrap anything fragile. You cannot guarantee that no harm will come to your favourite ornament, and while, when you're packing, it may seem like a lot of effort to bubble wrap each individual piece, it is significantly better than the heartbreak when you get to the new house and realise that everything is broken. It may seem like something simple and small but it is definitely worth doing!3. Label your boxes clearly Labelling your boxes clearly is important for both you as the homeowner and also for the removal men. It allows you to clearly identify what is in the boxes without having to open them and go rummaging through and also means that you know what room they will eventually go in. One strategy to help your move go smoothly is to label the rooms in the new house in the same way as the boxes so that the removal men can put the boxes straight into the right rooms without having to ask you where you want everything to go all of the time. Just make sure that your writing is clear and visible and you're sorted.4. Start packing in advance There is nothing worse than having to pack everything up at the last minute because you couldn't be bothered to do it any earlier. This gives you a ton of stress and also means that you probably won’t end up with your things being very well organised at all. It is best to start early with your packing, boxing up the things that you are least likely to use first and leaving the things you will. Then, as it gets nearer to moving day, you can begin to pack the more essential items. This means that you don't have to be without anything and also that you're prepared from the word go.Relocating doesn't have to be a stressful and chaotic experience. By following these easy simple steps, you can save yourself lots of time and worry and ensure that your relocation goes as smoothly as possible. Moving house should be an exciting experience, not a daunting and horrible one and you should be able to enjoy your new home from the word go.