In every endeavour you take, preparation is key. In a very stressful and tedious relocation project, it will be important for you to work with a plan. It is a process and in order for you to smoothly transition from the old house to the new one, you will need to be prepared—you need to be equipped with the right information and you need to be armed with the right tools.

Inventory Listing

Moving can be very stressful and it will be a challenge to keep track of things. You have a lot of stuff and you need to take note of everything you have before you move—and you can check everything when you start unpacking at the new house.

Doing an inventory is important and you need to be very systematic about it. You need to categorise the items, classify them by sizes, identify fragile items, and so forth. You need to properly set your inventory so that they will be easier to track, pack, and unpack.

Materials Needed

You need to be equipped with the right tools because moving will involve a lot of packing. You need to store your belongings into boxes, crates, plastic bags and so forth. So that you do not have to keep going back and forth from the house and the supplies store, make sure you have the following ready:

  • Boxes (different sizes)
  • Packing tape (heavy duty tape)
  • Scissors (more than one pair, heavy duty type)
  • Cutter
  • Labels
  • Permanent markers
  • Bubble wrap
  • Newspaper
  • Styrofoam or any type of filler
  • Rope, wire or bow

The Timetable

You also need to create a schedule. It does not matter if you have a lot of time or not, you need to know what timeframe you are working with so that you can properly plot your move and enjoy a very smooth transition from the old house to the new one.

When you plot your timetable, you need to take note of deadlines so you will not be left cramming during the last days. Take into account certain deadlines, any need to update addresses, and even the option to cut, transfer or connect utilities.

The Moving Company

Your choice of movers will be key to the success of your move. There are a number of moving companies and they ultimately serve a similar goal, but they will differ greatly in the delivery and quality of service. It is important that you choose a reputable company: one that you can trust, afford and rely on to the job superbly.

Hire someone whom you can verify with friends or family, so that you do not waste your time on a fraudulent company that will only bring you problems. You want a moving company to work with you and for you so be particular with your choice. Discuss the final move out-move in plan so that you are perfectly in sync with each other. Provide them with your own time table, inventory and map. Carry things out professionally do not be too hasty when contracting their service, unless you are completely certain.

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