When it comes to moving, there can be a lot of steps involved in getting started. Moving out of a smaller space, say a studio or one bedroom apartment, may bring on challenges of its own. It’s important to create a plan for packing up and moving out efficiently. Here are some tips we think will help your move run more smoothly.
When you live with limited square footage, it can be easy for things to become disorganized quickly. If you find you have trouble navigating through the treachery of your hazardously strewn shoe collection and oversized furniture, it may be a good idea to take some time to declutter before you make your move. When you take the time to sort through everything saves you the trouble of having to do so once everything has been moved to your new home. We don’t see the point in moving things you plan on tossing anyways. Donate anything that is in good, working condition to give it a second life! Decluttering also saves you on the cost of having to move unwanted items if you happen to be using professional movers.
Have the Right Supplies
Though it can be tempting to shove everything into garbage bags and call it a day, we recommend using the right materials to keep everything organized throughout your move. Depending on how much stuff needs to be moved, the amount of supplies will vary. But generally, we recommend you have boxes, tape, permanent markers, and/or labels. If you choose to work with Real Pro Movers, we offer a packing and unpacking service for your convenience.
We recommend packing up your items room by room or, in the case of studio apartments, area by area. For example, you will want to pack all your kitchen items into their own boxes and label them for easy access. This also helps movers know which items may be fragile or breakable. It’s also a good idea to pack a box or suitcase full of essential items closer to the date of your move. This allows you to have everything you need your first few nights in your new home without having to search through dozens of boxes.
Ask for Help
If you are planning a move, no matter how big or small, it’s always a good idea to get help. Wrangling friends and family to pitch in can be a task in and of itself, but professional moving services are always the best option. Not only do professional movers have all the right supplies for the job, they have access to specialized equipment to move even the largest items. If you need help from professional movers, Real Pro Movers has everything you need to keep your move on the right track. For a free quote, contact us today.