Moving to a new residence is exciting and exhausting at the same time. It takes a lot of time and effort to pack your belongings and then move them safely to a new home. Many times we find our precious vases and other delicate stuff broken when we unpack after reaching the destination. Here are a few tips to help you pack smartly and make your moving process less tiring and frustrating.
- Wrap Everything in Newspapers:
Old newspapers can help you take your glass and fragile stuff reach safely at the new place. Just get a bunch of old newspapers and wrap the vases, Chinaware, photo frames neatly in newspapers .use two or more layers of papers for better protection.
- Label Your Boxes:
Always label the boxes. You can use a bold marker or stickers to mark what is in which box or bag. This way you will be able to find the items easily later.
- Use Big Cardboard boxes:
Use big cardboard boxes to transport your kitchenware, crockery, kitchen appliances and spices. They are spacious and allow you to pack a lot of stuff in one box.
- Don’t Fold Clothing:
Packing clothes can be easier if you roll them instead of folding them. This way clothes take up lesser space in your bags or suitcases. Make a different box for the small items such as socks, ties, and scarves so they don’t get lost in the process of moving.
- Don’t Pack Valuables:
Put all your expensive watches and jewelry in a small vanity bag or a pouch and keep this in your handbag. Don’t pack it in boxes with other items so you won’t lose or forget where you packed it.
- Get Rid of Clutter:
Throw away all the unwanted stuff that is crammed in your closets. We all have many dresses or make-up items that we never wear but they are resting in the closet since forever. Get rid of extra stuff while you have a chance. Moving process can be a cleaning process as well.You don’t want to take clutter along with you to your beautiful new home.
- Mindful transport selection:
Choose the right type and size of moving truck/van to move your belongings. Plan everything early so that on a moving day, you know how many trips are required to move all of the stuff. A bigger truck can move things in 2 or 3 trips but it fully depends on the amount of stuff that is to be moved.
Moving is always exhausting and overwhelming but you can start organizing earlier to avoid chaos.Use these tips given above to move your belongings to a new place without broken vases and lost valuables.
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