When you are moving, you need to pack your things carefully. If you are good at packing things- that’s absolutely great, otherwise hire a professional team like Sorenson to make it fun and quite easy. There are many service providers that help the customer pack and move things with guarantee. But you can do it on your own as well. And here is we will guide you how you can do it without spending a lot of time and effort.
Pick the right moving day
Hire your movers at least a month out so you can plan accordingly. If you have a flexible schedule, play around with potential moving dates and try to find the cheapest time of month to make an appointment. Moving companies are busiest on weekends, so if you can skip the Saturday chaos and schedule your move for a Tuesday, you might get a significant discount.
Pack an overnight bag containing all the essentials
Chances are, you’ll be too tired to unpack your things. You’ll want your essentials within easy access, including a change of clothes if you’re going back to work the next day as well as all your toiletries. It’s also a great way to transport a laptop, which could run the risk of getting stolen during a move.
Packing pictures, frames and mirrors
A friend of mine who moved recently decided to move her framed pictures by stacking them side-by-side then taping them together. While she managed to move them from her old home to the new place without any chips or breaks, the tape ruined the finish. So, how do you pack pictures and frames without chipping corners or breaking glass or using tape that will cause permanent damage? Find out in this easy step-by-step guide. You’ll be sure to have all your artwork and photos arrive safely.
Get moving boxes from liquor store
Pay a visit to your local liquor store (that’s where you can buy the aforementioned wine) to see if they recycle their used boxes. If so, ask if you can grab a handful so you’re saving a little paper in your moving journey. Just make sure the boxes are very gently worn and that you only use them to hold lightweight items like linens and towels. You don’t want to deal with ripped boxes and broken valuables on the big day.
Packing little by little is far less stressful than trying to tackle it all in one day. As early as a couple months out, start packing the stuff you know you won’t be using. This can be anything from off-season clothing to books you’ve already read to mementos, pictures and keepsakes.
Packing flatware and plates
It may seem that plates are pretty easy to pack and move. But, over the years and many moves our family has made, we found that plates can be easily chipped and cracked depending on how they’re packed into the box. Use this guide to packing your plates to ensure they arrive in one piece.