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Tips for Moving to a New Place: How To Stay Organized
Oct 03, 2015
Here's a great guide for preparing to move, including ways to stay organized when packing. Packing boxes can a long time and there are many things there are to consider. You have to think about what you actually need on a day-to-day basis and what should be packed away. This tends to get a little stressful. Below are some tips to keep you organized.
First things first: set aside the essentials. You're going to need mainly clothing and toiletries which should fit pretty easily into any standard carry-on suitcase. While you may want to wait until the week before you move to do this, put everything you need in that suitcase and live out of it. This isn't as comforting as having everything in its usual place, but you'll know where your necessities are and you won't accidentally pack any of them. When all your other packing is complete, you can just zip up your suitcase and drive it over to your new home.
You'll want to keep boxes as room-specific as possible. Even if you're moving to a small apartment and not a multi-floor home, having everything in its correct place when it's time to unpack will prevent unnecessary stress. You'll be in a new environment and won't know where you put every single thing you've moved. Staying very organized while packing will save you a lot more time and effort in the long run. Know your system and stick to it.
By following these simple steps you can quickly and cheaply get ready to start your move! If you require help moving to your new home contact us for more information about our quality moving services.