Moving house is a challenging and tiring task at the same time. It could also be a sad experience if you have to move home when you already feel comfortable with the home design, neighborhood, easy access area, and so forth. On the other hand, it would be so much fun when you plan to move to a better house. Well, no matter what, moving house should be done appropriately so that you will not miss anything, and you will have a lot of fun in the moving home process.
Here are several things you should consider in moving home:
Determining the moving time
By determining the moving time you will able to prepare everything. For instance, in terms of your kids’ school, you could arrange your plan in such way so that your kids can enter school at the beginning of the school year. You will also be able to prepare the new house, pack your goods, and say goodbye to your neighbors.
Sorting can be done by ensuring which goods will be carried, left, given to others, or even sold. If you move to a house which is located far enough from where you are, you would not need to carry your too big goods which cannot be dissembled. It might turn out that the postage is much more expensive than buying new goods in your destination city.
Once you have finished with the sorting, you should categorize the goods based on their function. It aims to ease you in unpacking and organizing them later. You should also separate things which you will still use on the days before the moving. This separation should also be done for glassware, fabric, wood, metal, and some other materials since they require a different treatment.
If it is possible, dissemble any items for easy transport, such as for tables, chairs, bed, or wardrobes. If it is not possible to do that, you can use cardboard and plastic.
Fragile items such as eating and drinking utensils as well as ceramic decoration should be filled with a scrap of paper and coated by plastic bubble (a plastic that contains air bubbles). It is to avoid the items to collide with each other at the time of delivery. Once you have finished it, pack the items in the cardboard. Meanwhile, electronic items can be packed with Styrofoam, which is then repacked with wood. Let your kids pack their own belongings and look how they would find a lot of fun there.
You have various options o transport the goods to the destination. Say, you can use the service of cargo that has been experienced in the field, or rent a vehicle, of course, with all the consequences; you have to keep an eye on your goods and you might not be able to transport the goods at once due to the limited capacity of the vehicle.
For very important items you would immediately use, it is recommended that you carry them on your own or send them by express delivery so that you will not have to wait a long time.
Unpacking and reorganizing
When all of your items have arrived in your new home, you will find it easy to unpack and reorganize them, of course it is due to your sorting management. Distribute the items to the room based on the functions. Even with an empty house you can arrange those items in accordance to your needs and the interior layout which might be different from your previous house.
If you and your family members do not have enough time for preparing the moving, there is actually an easier way you can do. Home movers service. Well, all you have to do is to determine your moving date. Write down all items you want to carry in a piece of paper which will be used as the check list when delivering the items and when the items are arrived at the destination. The home movers will do the packing, transporting, unpacking, and arranging items in your destination house. The packing technique is very professional, utilizing special materials for packing so that your items’ safety is guaranteed. All valuable things with a high sensitivity would also be given safety insurance. This easy way requires you to spend a lot more money. Yet, if it is necessary and possible, why not? It can be an alternative which helps you ease your moving.
Those are several things you should do to move home fun and comfortably. Three month would be enough to prepare the moving. And, it would be great to involve your kids to help you with some tasks. That must be so much fun for them.
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