Moving house is one of the most stressful things you can do in your life but knowing these tips will help you keep organised and in control. Packing up your life into boxes can be a messy affair but there are many ways to make the transaction between old and new premises smooth.
Categorise your belongings
First things first, put your belongings into categories and have as many categories as you need to keep you right. For example, try using categories such as kitchen, living room, bathroom, main bedroom, clothes etc. By doing this it will allow you to manage your belongings and find anything that you are looking for easily. This is also a useful thing to do when moving into the new premises, as you will be able to put the correct boxes into the right rooms. This will make the dreaded unpacking process that little bit easier.
Label every packing box
As said before it is important to categorise your belongings to make it easier for yourself when unloading the removal van and when unpacking your packing boxes. However, you must remember to label your boxes with a marker pen, to ensure that you know what is inside eat the box. Although this may seem like a simple step, it is often forgotten, so it is vital that you remember to clearly label any and every packing box.
Get the right packing boxes
There are many different boxes and moving techniques out there, so it important that you don’t just choose any old euro boxes because that could lead to a disaster. You want to go for strong packing boxes that will be able to hold your items and not break or tear. Therefore, it is worth the investment to go for strong reliable boxes. Choosing to go for durable euro boxes will give you piece of mind and make your move less stressful but more comfortable. If you are a prone mover or know people that are moving, some moving boxes are reusable and can be folded away after use, giving you more for your money.
Protect your belonging
Anything could happen to your belongings as you make the journey to your new location so to protect your delicate belongings, make sure that you get bubble wrap to protect your items from any misfortune. Wrap everything that could smash or break easily. Packing boxes are not bullet proof, so remember that! Be generous with the amount of bubble wrap that you use, everyone underestimated how much they use, so make sure you stock up!
And finally… breath
Following these simple but effective tips will make your dreaded moving situation that little bit easier. Nothing major should go wrong with these tips if they are all carried out. Just remember that these steps have been made to help you, so use them.