Each individual will move house at some point in their lives & those that have done it already know the heavy stress & chaos it brings. No house move will be completely stress-free, however there are a few things you can do to make the process run a little smoother…
1) Get organised early
Avoid leaving anything until the last minute. Unless you have to pack up and leave in a hurry, you usually have around 30 to 60 days to make a plan & ensure that moving day runs smoothly.
2) Use the opportunity to purge
Moving is a great time to organise your belongings & get rid of a few things that you don’t use anymore. Hold a yard sale, donate or sell online as much as you can.
3) Specific labeling
Label each box clearly with the contents & where you want it in your new home. Be as specific about the contents of each box as possible, it will make unpacking so much easier.
4) Plan the space
To save time on moving day, plot where you are going to put everything in your new place. It is also very useful to take measurements of walls & spaces, especially where big pieces, such as a cabinet, could be placed. Also using masking tape alongside this is very helpful, so the space is mapped out all ready for the day!
5) Prioritise your kitchen
Moving can be stressful & exhausting, & so nourishment during this process is important. The sooner you can cook a meal in your new home, the sooner it will begin to start to feel like home.
6) Use a packing list template
This will give you a list of all the things you need to complete in your move, with different categories. You can then use the same list to unpack because you will know where everything is. Go through your house systematically & list everything in each room, ensuring to make a note of the fragile items.
A skip can also be very useful when moving from one house to another in case you have items that you cannot donate or sell. Visit
https://www.bookabin.com.au/ to book your skip today & make a start on that move!