Though moving might seem like a time consuming, stressful job, if you do it right, it will be a piece of cake. You might already be worried about moving into a new neighbourhood and starting your life anew so the last thing you need to worry about is packing, loading, unloading, unpacking and decorating your new home. Here are some easy steps to follow to keep you away from all that mess created by moving.
1. Get rid of the things you don’t need
Since you are hoping to start fresh, taking your old clutter with you to your new home may not be the best idea. Decide on what you need and get rid of all the things you don’t want to take with you. Leaving stuff behind can be because your new home does not have enough space, you want to buy new stuff or simply because you don’t need them anymore. So first analyze you new home space and carefully choose what big stuff you’ll take with you, like furniture. Furniture removal Sydney to Melbourne can be a bit of a hard job so leaving some behind would be great. You can sell them to get some extra cash, donate or simply dispose if it can’t be used anymore.
Packing would be easily done if you plan and organize well. First get the required number of cardboard boxes and label them for convenience. If possible, pack all the things that go into one room in one separate box so that it is easier when you unpack. Remember to keep a last minute box for essentials. You don’t want to pack you toothbrush week away from moving and not brush your teeth that long. If you have time, colour code the boxes according to each room and most importantly, have a list of what items are in what box to avoid any confusions.
3. Decide if to move alone or with a moving company
You have the liberty to choose from both. If you choose to move alone, book a moving truck before hand and keep the driver informed about where you are shifting. If you are choosing to get help from a best moving company, check the cost, insurance policies, safety, professionalism etc, and choose the best deal. Be prepared with everything when the truck arrives. Also, ask a friend in advance to come and help out and don’t forget to buy them dinner later on.
4. Unload and unpack
You might be over excited about moving into your new place but don’t rush. First, assemble your bed and arrange essentials such as your toiletries since after a long day of cleaning you just want to have a wash and jump into bed. Then, clean your home and make it ready to move your stuff in. Start off with the big things. Like furniture removal, moving them back in can be tiring. So finish off the hard part. Them move from room to room and decorate as you wish.