Moving house is stressful whether it is inside the country or cross country. Stress is inevitable, and palpitation goes higher when you think:
- How will I move my stuff?
- How to pack all the things so that nothing is left behind?
- Do I at all need to pack all the items that I own?
- How do I organise between usable and scrapes stuff?
- How much cost will be incurred for moving?
- How to get all my things insured?
- Whom should I trust for transferring my house stuff?
- Which are the best moving companies available who will transport all the goods with safety and security?
These are a couple of questions that occupy your mind with time nearing by for shifting. Don’t worry, stay calm during a move. Here are tips listed below that you can follow and stay relax, without any tension:
Plan at least 2 months ahead
Take time to do all the work starting by preparing, shortlisting and packing. So that you don’t get stressed out on a single day with all the packages required to be done. Get cardboards or get pack supplies so that you can pack the small items which you do not want to throw. Slowly and steadily you can segment the packing of your essential item which will help you to stay relaxed while moving.
Simplify your products
House can be full of scrap items those were used a couple of years back, and now it is replaced with some other house items. But you kept those scraps thinking maybe you will use it someday. Trust us that day will never happen. So relax and dispose of the goods which are not required. Sit for some time and select what all you would like to keep with you and take along with you.
Sell your stuff
Go through all your clothing, expensive shoes and bags and get a count of it. This is the best time to go through all your stuff. If anything happens with your luggage, you will have to count what all you had and you lost. That can help you to get your insurance claimed. Even recollecting your memories through this stuff will make you feel good. Anything that is of no use or doesn’t fit you, sell them off online. That extra cash, that you will receive will help you to invest in some expenses required while moving.
Do all your paperwork
Get all your papers in place. You can streamline them online for your future requirement. This house of yours is, or you have a shelf which is, but you never know the home you are moving into is not fireproof then it can harm your documents. So uploading them online will keep all your records safe. Try for Dropbox its one of the easy to use.
Things change with moving
While you move the first thing that changes is your address. Coordinate with your new company if you are relocating because of your job. Check if there’s any relocation allowance available that they are providing. Or check with them if you can show this incurred cost in your tax saving documents. If you are working with your current organisation even after moving, then do not forget to communicate your address. So that the company do not send any official document in your old address. This can be a big problem then. So take care and relax.
Roll over your bed sheets and towels around all the breakable items in your home. Also use all the suitcase or trolleys you have, to fit your luggage.
Follow the above steps, and your moving will be easy. You will be untensed on the moving or at all on any other day. Try taking one day at a time and work on that.