8 Stress-Free Moving Tips
I am sharing some tips on how to have a stress-free move. I encourage you to keep this handy for when you have a move coming up yourself or you know someone who has one planned. I also have a link to a website where you can check to see if your mover is registered or if they have any complaints lodged against them.
Check social media to see if anyone is giving away moving supplies.
Vacuum pack blankets, towels and heavier-weight clothes.
Roll clothes and secure with a rubber band before packing.
Use colored labels to code room destinations.
Wrap small kitchen items in bubble wrap or towels before packing them securely inside pots with lids.
Use foam padding to safely stack kitchenware before wrapping the whole stack in a towel or bubble wrap.
Put heavier items such as books and wrapped decorative items into suitcases with wheels.
Label all power cords and put them in one bag so they are easily accessible later.
Supplies for Easy Packing
- Sturdy Specialized Boxes
- Reusable Boxes (such as Rubbermaid)
- Sharpie Markers
- Color-Coded Labels
- Small Plastic Bags
- Plastic Wrap
- Heavy-Duty Contractor Bags
- Reusable Bags
- Moving Blankets
- Bubble Wrap
- Packing Tape
- Furniture Dolly
Dolly: Dolly is a nationwide service that provides reliable and flexible moving assistance with trucks and movers on demand.
Lugg: Lugg is like having a friend with a truck at your fingertips, ready to help you move anything you need, whenever you need it.
TaskRabbit: TaskRabbit is your go-to app for finding reliable and affordable helpers to tackle all your random moving and general tasks like cleaning, moving, and fixing things around the house.
To check your movers safety and registration information you can go to Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration.
The least expensive time to move is mid-week or mid-month! Price compare to see where you get the best deal!
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