Moving house is regarded as one of the most stressful things that people can do in their life. There are so many tasks to complete and so much to organise that it is far from surprising that some jobs get forgotten in the midst of the chaos.
It is often recommended that the moving process should begin weeks before the day you plan to leave your old home. This is a great way to make sure stress levels stay at an absolute minimum in the days leading up to the big move.
This article offers some useful tips to help ensure that moving day goes as smoothly as possible.
Hire a good removal company
Hiring a good removal company might seem like a needless expense to some but they can take a weight off your mind and allow you to concentrate on other matters in hand. Try to hire recommended removal companies rather than the first one you see in the phonebook as the price and quality of the service can often vary.
As well as making sure that your friends and family have your new address, it is important to notify all companies that send you mail of an address change as well. Utility providers, insurance companies, banks and magazine subscription companies will all need to know your new address. Try to get in contact with the new resident of your home and arrange for them to send on of your mail they might receive.
The process of unpacking and getting settled in a new home can be time-consuming so it's a great idea to pack all the basic essentials in a small box or bag which is easy to access. Packing everything from the same room into one box is a great technique to help speed up the unpacking process.
By following these tips well before the date of your move, both individuals and families can ensure that moving home is a breeze.