... Packing Tips For An Easier Move To Your New HomeMoving is already chaos... Now imagine that you and your crew are unloading the moving truck when nature calls. If you are anything like me,
Locating That Thingamajig After You Have Relocated Your House
Your bags are packed, you're ready to go, but, do you know where things will be when you get there? Here are a few tips on how to keep your move organized. Following these steps may help you save time from digging through boxes when looking for that "one thing" you must have right now!
Purge, Purge, Purge
Take a look at your wardrobe, collectibles, etc and ask yourself, do you have room for it in your new place? Do you want this item? Are you just hanging on to it "because"? It is OK to let items go, really!
That's A Wrap
Start collecting boxes; as soon as you know you're moving, gather boxes, if you think you have enough, get some more
Purchase strapping tape and chisel tip permanent markers ijn a few different colors
Look at purchasing bubble wrap in bulk (be careful with using newspaper as the ink has the potential for staining items)
Tape cords, remotes, and electronic components to their mate
Hey, Have You Seen................?
Use a different colored marker for labeling boxes for each room of the house; blue for bathroom, black for kitchen, red for living room, etc)
If you're packing items you know you'll need immediate use of when you arrive, slap some patterned duct tape or stickers on the box so it stands out
Number your boxes and list what goes in so you can easily track down items
Keep an eye out for more moving tips in the future. Have a great day!
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