There is so much stress, exhaustion and pressure when you shift from a home to another home. People who plan to move are looking for the best ideas in order to reduce these negativities. This article would give you some valuable lessons in order to make your transition easier, less irritable and stress-free.
If you notice, the very thing that depletes the physical strength of most people in the home removal process is the packing stage. How could we find solutions to make it a little bit easier? Here are the list of tips for packing. Some of them might seem so obvious but then, these are the things that are mostly taken for granted by many. Read below:
- List the stuffs to pack and label them
Of course, in moving out, you do not have to bring all of your stuff. It would be a better idea to list the necessary things to pack. What are you going to do then with the unimportant things you don’t need? Instead of throwing them away, give them to your friends and charities so that it will not completely go to waste. Once you have done this part, place them in their respective boxes per category and label them so you can easily figure out what is inside in each boxes.
- Consider a code system
To organize your boxes and containers, the numbering system is not enough. To effectively place them in order, you should try a color code system. Example, boxes or containers having a blue color should go to the living room, red to the bedroom, green in the kitchen etc. In this manner, the removal men would find it easier to drop the boxes to where they belong
- Never underfill or overfill containers and boxes
It could never be denied that when you transport things during home removals, one box is placed on top of the other. This means that when you underfill, the box might collapse when the box placed on top of it is heavier. As a good advice, do not leave space in every box. It is also good to note that overfilling can cause more work. When the weight of the load is too much for the box to contain, then it may cause the breakage of the box. You do not want to pack those things again; thus, do not overfill. Balance accordingly.
- Provide sufficient packing materials
In packing, you need not just containers and boxes but also materials which would give support and protection of your belongings, especially valuable yet fragile ones like a fancy shower head. Good examples of these materials are bubble wraps, newspapers, adhesive tapes or strings. The bubble wraps and the newspapers would prevent the fragile items to break during the process of home removals.
- Flat Pack the Furniture
If you have furniture that could be dismantled, then do so. It is better to flat pack them so that it will not consume too much space in your container vans. You can reassemble it when you get to the new home. Examples of this are beds and tables.
Freezers and refrigerators should be defrost a day or two before the move out. Of course, it is essential to remove all the contents inside; you should do likewise with the washing machines.
Thanks to the team at Neales Removals for supplying these top tips.