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Five Tips to Make Moving Homes Easier

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Moving is a hassle. Therefore, it helps if you plan ahead so that you can make the most of it. There’s a lot involved in the moving process, including many options for transporting and storing your belongings, and you should find out as much as you can about things like self storage, moving services, and how to make the most of your next big move. Here are some tips.

Tip #1: Make Lists and Lots of Them

The list is your best friend when you are moving homes. You can make lists for packing, moving-related tasks like address changes, and more. Ideally, you should have one master list that covers all of the elements of the move and then smaller checklists for each area or part of the moving process.

Tip #2: Hire Movers

Everyone wants to save money, and movers can be expensive. However, if you’ve ever moved yourself, you also know that it can be a stressful and exhausting process. If you shop around, you can find affordable options so that you can hire someone else to do the work.

Tip #3: Rent a Storage Unit

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If you’re transitioning over time or you just need to get some stuff out of the way during the moving process, a storage unit can be a great asset. Self storage facilities offer climate-controlled storage for all types of personal property. Whether you need to store a few boxes or a house full of furniture, this is a great way to do it without spending a fortune.

Tip #4: Get Rid of Junk

Part of the packing process should include decluttering and getting rid of things you no longer need or want. After all, if you’re not using it, why would you move it? Use your move as a time to do some decluttering and spring cleaning along the way.

Tip #5: Give Yourself Enough Time There’s nothing quite like the last minute. This is not when you want to be moving, however. To make the process less stressful, plan ahead and give yourself plenty of time to pack, move, and unpack. Even if you have to do it all in a single day, having the plan ahead of time will make it less chaotic for everyone involved.

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Any facts, figures or references stated here are made by the author & don't reflect the endorsement of iU at all times unless otherwise drafted by official staff at iU. This article was first published here on 11th September 2019.

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