Whether you are going across town or across the country, moving an entire household can bring on meltdowns, even among the best of us. But by beginning the planning process as soon as you know you will be moving, you can minimise stress and increase the likelihood that everything will go smoothly on moving day and afterward.
Picture how you want your new home to feel. The best thing you can do to prepare for any move is to let go of excess belongings. Get motivated to clear clutter by viewing this as an opportunity to streamline your belongings and let go of stuff you have been wishing you could get rid of. Now is your chance.
When you are considering whether to keep an item, imagine packing it, physically carrying it from your old house to the new one and unpacking it. Is it worth the effort? How would it make you feel to see this item in your new home — if the answer is “weighted down,” let that be your cue to let it go.
There are plenty of life hacks out there for storage within your home, but clever storage often means you have more to pack than you first thought when it comes to moving time.
Make the most of these packing hacks when you move house to save on storage space, protect your breakables, and result in a smoother, stress free move.
Before you unplug the TV, entertainment system, computer or anything with complicated cables, snap a picture of where everything goes. (more…)
You can plan for just about everything when you’re moving house, everything except the weather.
When it comes down to moving day if you have the truck booked, your lease is up or settlement has gone through you have to move no matter what the weather is doing.
At First Choice Removals a little rain doesn’t stop us, we’ll still turn up at your door ready to go.
If the weather does take a turn for the worst on moving day these are some tips to protect your things and make everything run smoothly rather than slippery. (more…)