Checklist for a HassleFree Move Click to edit Master subtitle style
Perhaps the primary thing that annoys most people when it comes to moving, is the general hassle of the whole thing. When you take a look around your house right now, then think that everything you see must be packed up and in place at another house by a specific date, it’s enough to make your head spin.
Scheduling & Timing •
Time sensitivity is one component of a move that has the potential to cause the most anxiety. Everything is on a schedule and everything must be done by a certain time. You have to figure out your closing date, then: ▫ ▫ ▫ ▫
Hire movers Pack up the house Clear away the garbage Have the utilities turned off
Scheduling & Timing •
The list is lengthy, and for most of it you’re on the clock. Perhaps your biggest asset when it comes to the time element is starting as early as humanly possible. You will have to wait until your deal closes to know exactly when you’re moving, but you can start even before that. You might not know the exact date until your deal closes, but you do know that you’re moving. And the fact that you know you’re moving means you
Packing up your house in an orderly and organized fashion is a task that many people fall short on when it’s time to move. Again, starting early is the key to getting it all done properly, and having the right tools and accessories for the job doesn’t hurt either.
Packing Some of the specialty moving boxes that seem to help include: Dish Barrel Boxes – these boxes are designed to protect china and similarly delicate items. The walls are thick and provide the protection you need. Wardrobe Boxes – wardrobe moving boxes are also strong, and enable you to move clothes straight from your closet to the box.
Along with starting good and early and using specialty boxes to keep track of everything, taking a thorough inventory will also help make the packing and unpacking run smoothly. Basically, by taking inventory, you will ensure that everything you pack up in your current home, makes it to your new home. There’s nothing quite as frustrating as unpacking your belongings to find that some haven’t made the journey.
Kids & Pets •
Kids and pets are great, but they can cause some pretty big problems on moving day. If possible, do yourself a big favor and arrange to have them somewhere else for the day or two of moving. Send the kids to spend some time with the grandparents,