Before you decide to move to a new house, there are a number of tips that can help make everything successful and easy right from the beginning.
Start by getting yourself an overnight bag capable of holding all the important essentials. Having such a bag is important because we all like having our important stuff easily accessible, such as clothes to change into to rush to work early the next morning including a lot of toiletries. An overnight bag is also wonderful for those who would like to move their laptop and other devices that usually get lost while moving out.
Packing items in a clear plastic bin
It is possible you have noticed there are those items you will need first after moving out. These items can be saved and carried in various containers, but a clear plastic bin should do just fine. Some of the things you can carry with it include tools, toilet paper, phone chargers, power strips, optional cookware, eating utensils, trash bags, paper towels and box cutters among others. The reason why you should choose a clear plastic bin is because you are allowed to look into the inside and know what you have left behind or you should add.
Wrapping breakables in clothing
It is very important to ensure all your important glasses and dishes are kept well while moving out. All breakables can be wrapped in clothing. This way, you will be packing your kitchenware and clothes at the same time.
Labeling boxes and their rightful room
Apart from just labeling what is inside the box, you might want to indicate the exact room the boxes are going to. This way, you will be unpacking by room once you have arrived in your new place. The process of unpacking becomes very manageable. Of importance is labeling the boxes sides only while avoiding the top. This will allow you to easily identify the boxes.
Show up in the new home before you move in
Sometimes it is not possible to appear in a new house before moving in. However, if you can, show up before you move in and start pre-cleaning the kitchen and bathroom. You can also erect a new curtain liner for your shower while stocking up such items as toilet paper and bath towels too, more so because a hot shower will be high in your mind after spending an entire day moving.
While finding a place to move your cosmetics without a problem, consider placing an additional cotton ball or pad into any cosmetic in powder form so that it does not break. Apart from doing so while moving out you can try this any time you decide to travel.
A saran wrap can be used to cover your toiletries opening and then putting the tops back. This is very important a process; you do not want your toiletries to leak and break on virtually everything you are trying to move out.
Plates like records
If you have seen records and the way they are vertically packed, apply the same for your precious plates. Pack them vertically as well to avoid any breakage.
This resourceful article was written by James who recently moved to Atlanta. He used Athletes movers, a moving company in Orlando for his shifting.