You’ve finally decided to move but don’t know where to start, well, here we’ll explain everything you need to know to ensure your moving process runs smoothly and is a complete success.
Organisation and planning is essential
As with any process in life, moving house needs to be planned and organised in advance so that you can take into account all the elements that the move requires. Therefore, it is important that you take the time to design a plan outlining the main aspects of the move.
You can start by making a list of all the activities to be carried out, as well as the objects or belongings you will be taking with you to your new home. This list should include all the items and will give you a much clearer idea of the materials you will need to pack them properly.
Do the maths and make a budget
Once you know the number of items to be transported, you will have to figure out how much it will cost you. This point is extremely variable, as moving a few blocks away from your current residence will not be the same as moving to another city or even out of the country.
If the move is relatively close, it is likely that you can do it yourself or with the help of some family or friends, and you can save some money; of course, this is only possible as long as you do not have large, heavy and bulky objects.
However, if you are moving to a very distant place, the best thing to do is to hire the services of a specialised removal company, and of course this will cost you a lot more.
Schedule your time and make a timetable
Moving house is a process that takes time, it is not something that is done from one day to the next, especially when we have a lot of objects or belongings. For this reason, it is important to make a schedule of the tasks involved, so as not to get in the way of other daily activities.
Sort and classify all your belongings
Before packing your belongings, it is important that you sort them, that is, that you don’t put things into the boxes without knowing what you are doing. At this point you should classify them according to their function or place, if you do this it will make the packing process much easier.
Find the right materials
To pack your belongings you will need different materials, such as boxes of different sizes, packing tape, scissors, special packing paper and a pen or marker. You can buy these materials in specialised shops or they can be supplied by the moving company.
Keep a record of the objects packed
As you pack your items, make a checklist, write down the pieces and identify the boxes you keep them in, so that you can unpack them in order and keep better control of your belongings.
Enjoy the process
Last but not least, you must enjoy this process, remembering that these are the first steps that will lead you to another destination and the beginning of a new life.