Let’s face it, moving home is stressful. There is a lot to consider when you’re moving one home to another. While moving to a new home, we often consider the service of good movers and packers.
Moving home is always exciting. But the ‘to do’ list can be exhaustive. Hence, it is better to do it all in advance before you move in, instead of waiting and assuming that you’ll figure it all out later on.
So let us help you set your to-do list, we’ve put together a quick list of important things that you need to do when moving home. Most of these aren’t too time-intensive, but they require you to make a calculated decision to get them done.
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Things To Consider While Moving Home:
Create A Budget For Moving Expenses
Creating a budget will help you decide if want to hire professional movers and packers.
It is better to decluttered if you are planning to sell your old house so that all the rooms look nice. So declutter your house before you put your house in the market. The added benefit is that it will save your money on packing materials and boxes because you have already packed half of your things.
Categorize clothes, books, utensils, etc, when moving home and pack them in different cartons and mark them to identify what’s inside. That makes things easier while unpacking.
Keep Precious Items Safe
Never be careless with jewelry, documents, and other valuables when moving home. Remove them from the house on priority and place them in a locker or the temporary care with someone you trust.
Mark up the boxes containing fragile items, this will ensure that labor takes extra care while loading and unloading it from the truck. Also, mark anything that has priority items and need to be ‘unpack first’.
Dismantle In Advance
It takes longer in dismantling the bed, cot, etc. Hence, it is better to start the furniture dismantling process in advance.
Child/Pet Proof (if Necessary)
When you’re moving home with kids or with a pet, then it is important to make some initial childproofing to keep them safe until you setup everything into place. Also, you need to keep anything dangerous out of their reach such as fragile boxes, glassware, cleaning supplies, etc.
Make A Survival Kit
It is necessary to have a survival kit because when you move to your new home, you’ll need essential supplies. You will require to pack a kettle, milk, sugar, teabags, coffee, snacks, tissues, toilet supplies, mugs, etc. You can also add cleaning cloths, bin bags, air freshener, multi-purpose cleaner, some regular medicines, also don’t forget to add your mobile charger.
Apart from the above-mentioned points consider a few more points to consider like transferring kids’ school admission near your near home. After shifting, it necessary to spend a day in changing the address to your banks, credit cards, phones, billing address, etc.
We hope, this to-do list will make moving home a hassle-free job for you.