We all know how difficult it is for you when you are living alone and you have to move to a new place. If you are a college student, or you need to move for a new job or someone who has bought a new house, relocating to a new place for you can be really challenging.
Being an individual this task can be really tedious and you could end up wasting a lot of time. Here are some moving do’s and don’ts that we suggest you keep in mind.
First, you need to create a timetable or a schedule so that you move out and settle to a new location effortlessly. Make a schedule at least a month before you start moving. Do not panic and don’t start putting all your stuff into boxes all at once instead create a list of all your household items into categories.
Book a Movers Calgary company in advance as possible. Also, keep in mind that time of the year if there are any festivities around or is it a busy month that might delay the moving process.
Second, don’t buy cardboard boxes, instead, look out in your college societies or communities who donate stuff regularly and borrow some cardboard boxes, you can also look in grocery stores near you that can give away boxes for free. Save some boxes when you shop online that might be useful during moving.
You might also want to map out your place so that you don’t end up bringing a lot of things to your new place which could be really overwhelming and would ruin the feeling of being in a brand new place.
Sell out all the unnecessary stuff and donate most of them to those in need.
Third, Make sure to use up all the food items and throw away the useless stuff. Even if you have some kind of oil bottles or bathroom stuff like shampoos, creams, and oils that you might not want to throw away, cover them tightly with a saran wrap so that they do not leak during the move.
Fourth, Keep things light and compact, use up every space in the box as efficiently as possible. For this you can use your bucket as a container or fill up your small containers and other kitchen stuff in bigger kitchen vessels and cover them nicely, you could also clean up your refrigerator nicely and use it to store clothes.
Fifth, if you have already bought the place and plan to do the shift later, you could always bring things ahead of time when you visit the place to check it or any other reason.
And lastly, when you arrive at a new place you do not want any confusion or inconveniences with your things. Keep a separate box of tools that includes all the scissors, screwdrivers, batteries, light bulbs, or any other tools that you might need to assemble electronic parts which could really be a lifesaver.
Don’t hesitate to take help from your friends or relatives that live nearby, if you are nice and kind towards them, they will surely end up helping you.
We all know how exhausting packing and moving can be, so make a schedule ahead of time and keep the above points in mind about what you should do and you should not when moving.