Moving to a new home
After your quest for a new home is over, you might think that it is time to kick back and relax as all you have to do now is move, right? Wrong. Actually packing and moving your different stuff can be the most overwhelming part of finding a new home. You need to make sure that you have packed everything in a neat way so that nothing will get damaged or worse, lost. You also need to put everything in a way that will allow you to use it immediately. Moving can also be a good time for you to go through your junk in case you need to throw away some things that have been cluttering your space and haven’t been used for centuries. In this article we offer the best moving tips once you have decided to move to a new home.
1. Get rid of the stuff you don’t need
If you have some stuff that have been hiding in the basement or the attic for years and you haven’t used them then this means that you probably never will. Moving to a new home is a good time to get rid of these mysterious boxes. You need to access the area in your new home to make sure that your furniture fits. If there is a piece of furniture that you will not be able to use, then you are better off selling it. You can have a yard sale where you can sell all the stuff that you don’t need or you can notify your friends and family if someone is interested. Note that some stuff will be harder to go than others, for example many people wouldn’t want to buy a used bed or mattress and for this reason you might even consider donating some of the stuff that won’t be sold.
2. Box it all
Instead of having everything cluttering every room, make a packing station at your old home where you will have all your cardboard boxes and tape ready. Make sure that you pack things that will go into the same room into one box. This will make it easier for you when you reach your new home. There you can perfectly separate them. Write what is inside the box on the top and on the sides so that you can know what is inside even if your boxes are stacked on top of each other.