Moving Tips and Tricks

Moving Tips and Tricks

A successful moving day takes a lot of planning and strategy. Packing requires the utmost attention to detail, and arranging for help with any aspect of the move can add to the challenge. To keep you from stressing, follow tips and tricks!

Have a designated packing zone. Having all of your packing materials spread all over the house is going to waste your time, and make it super frustrating when you really need the tape. Your packing zone can move as you move between rooms, just make sure your zone is well-stocked with packing supplies like tape, markers, and boxes.

Don’t pack what you don’t need. If you don’t need it, there’s really no sense in packing it. So take a good look at all your belongings, decide whether you’ll keep it, donate it, or toss it.

Go room by room. Check everywhere for things you may have left behind. The backs of closets, under bed frames, in the cabinet above the fridge you never open.

Set a 50 lbs. per box limit. The last thing you want to do on moving day is hurt yourself. Or hurt your friend who graciously volunteered to help.

Play Tetris with your belongings. When you’re packing, you should leave no spaces in your boxes. Space gives your possessions more room to rattle around and potentially break. Make use of every available nook and cranny by using packing materials or soft objects like your clothes to fill spaces between bigger, more rigid items.

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