Moving home is not something that can be done in one day. It takes time and planning. There’s lots of packing and organising you should prepare months in advance to your move. If you plan to move in 2017 here are a few tips to help you get organised.
1. Preparation is Key!
There is so much to do in preparation for your move. If you ensure you are well prepared then you will avoid a lot of stress. Avoiding as much stress as possible is very important as high stress levels can lead to serious health issues.
2. Research your removals company.
This is very important. Moving home can be stressful and moving yourself is risky, therefore using a professional removal company is highly recommended. Hiring a removals company will save you so much time.
3. Final agreement
Before signing any contracts it is highly important that you understand the agreement, and the final cost of your removal so you receive no unexpected costs. You need to make sure you are financially stable to pay for the move. If unclear do not hesitate to question the removal company am sure they will be happy to be of assistance.
4. Get yourself organised!
Arrange some packing materials from your removals company to begin your packing. Then organise your boxes room by room. TOP TIP! Remember to pack small items in the big boxes and large items in the small boxes. This may seem obvious but you would be surprised the many people do the opposite. This prevents the boxes from breaking and it also helps the removal company. Read here on how to help the removals company help you.
5. Go through your belongings and identify unwanted items.
This is as good as any excuse to get rid of all that unwanted junk that you have gathered over the years. They say the trick to do this is if you haven’t used the item in about a year and it doesn’t hold sentimental value then get rid of it. This will save you money as you won’t need to pack as much when preparing to move.
6. Book well in Advance!
Ever hear of the saying first come, first served? This is the case when booking a removals company. If you have a date to move into your new property then book your removal company as soon as you know this.
In conclusion the key to a successful stress-free move is to ensure you do your homework.