Moving can become way too easy if we plan things in advance regarding the whole moving process right from packing to choosing the best moving company. It doesn’t matter if you’re moving beyond the country or over the street, moving anywhere around takes a lot of time and energy to pack up. But your whole life doesn’t have to be disturbed in this process. All you have to do is implement the planning and follow the steps accordingly. Below are few ways to professionally pack for a perfect move:
1. Look for a trustworthy moving company
Deciding how you’re going to relocate is one of the most important decisions while moving. Choosing the best long distance movers depends upon a number of factors, like your budget, your time, and how far you’re moving. If you pick to hire professionals, retrieve that not all moving companies are designed identically. Take time to discover a trustworthy moving company so you can rely on them regarding your stuff, and also you will be sure of your possessions.
2. Decide the day of your move
After deciding about which company to move, you have to decide on a specific date you want to relocate. If feasible, try to get entrance to your new place a few days before you have to be out of your old one.
This will give you a cushion so you won’t be emphasized if you can’t make your move in one day. It will also help evade the requirement for a warehouse unit as you move between homes. Decide your move beforehand so that you have a chance to clean up your old home and to pick up any last minute items that got left behind.
3. Make a list of your stuff
Before you start preparing your move, the first thing you have to care is your packing as to which stuff to pack and which stuff to giveaway as carrying unnecessary things would just burden you up, take a record of all of your stuff.
The packing list will help you stay arranged and will guarantee you don’t forget anything. It will also help you recognize what will be important and what is not important. Get it all written on a paper and then pack accordingly.
4. Don’t take along unnecessary items
Say no to all the unimportant stuff which you have not used in ages, you should give away your hoardings. Shifting to a new home is the inception of the next part of your life. Take this chance to clear any old, worthless stuff. After you decide what you’re taking with you, get rid of everything else. And for this purpose, you can have a garage sale, reuse, or bestow your stuff to charity.
5. Pack your things before time
Last moment packing never works out well. You should have ample of time for packing your stuff. Moving is already a cumbersome enough, you don’t want to be struggling last minute, throwing everything in cases. Start early so that you can have ample of time to pack your things properly and nothing important is left out.
When packing is done right, the move is half successful. Implement these tips while packing your valuable stuff and enjoy a a smooth house move that is well organized and easy to execute.
Salman Zafar is an ecopreneur, consultant, advisor, speaker and journalist with expertise in waste management, waste-to-energy, renewable energy, environment protection, conservation and sustainable development. His geographical areas of focus include Asia, Middle East, Africa and Europe. Salman is the Founder of EcoMENA, a popular voluntary organization based in Qatar. He is also the Founder and CEO of BioEnergy Consult, a reputed consulting firm active in biomass, waste-to-energy and waste management segments.
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