How to move in the least stressful way is a contributed post to my blog. With just moving myself last month, this is definitely a fitting post to my blog and I wish I had these tips before we moved! If you have an up and coming move I hope you find this post helpful to make your move as stress free as possible. x Heather
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Moving house ranks as being one of the most stressful things that we can do in our lives. Yet, along with moving comes the joy of setting up a new home. When moving homes, you need to look for ways of reducing the stress involved in the process in order to experience the enjoyable aspects associated with living somewhere new.
There is a considerable amount of work involved in moving house. The obvious aspects that spring to mind will be packing and moving all of your possessions, and then unpacking them when you get to your new house. But there are lots more things that will need to be done besides.
You will need to think about the condition that you are leaving your old home in. Carrying out a full clean might be necessary before handing the keys over. You will have to close down all of your accounts associated with the property such as any that you have set up with your energy suppliers or internet service provider. When you get to your new home, you will have to go through the process of setting up utilities there. The property may need some decorating work, or some other forms of DIY carrying out.
Managing the entire process of moving homes will need some careful planning. Here are a few tips to help you move with the least stress.
Use A Professional Removals Company
By using a firm of experienced removalists, you will be able to reduce stress. Having a team of experts to move everything will mean that everything gets to where it needs to be quicker, and with less risk of breakages occurring.
Pack As Early As Possible
Don’t leave all of your packing until a few days before you move. This will lead to you rushing everything, and you are more likely to make mistakes. Instead, start as early as possible by packing the items that you won’t be using until after you have moved.
Think About Where Things Will Be In The New Home
If you know where you want things to go in your new home, it will make it easier to organize your packing and unpacking. Simply label up boxes with the room that they are to go in. That way, when you get to the new home, you will be able to find everything that you need.
Think About Safety
The last thing that you want when moving anything is for boxes to break, or even worse, for you to get injured while carrying something.
Don’t overload boxes. Make sure that they are securely sealed. Where there are delicate items in a box, use something soft to wrap them in. Be sure and put instructions on boxes if there are delicate items inside.
Make lists of every company that you need to get in touch with. Work out who you can inform about the move beforehand and start calling and emailing as soon as you can.