Tips For a Stress-Free Move'

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They say that moving house is one of the most stressful things that you can do. First of all, moving to a new home can be very expensive. You’ll probably need to deal with things like deposits and bonds. If you’re buying your home, there are legal fees to consider and mortgages to take out. It takes time to find the right house to move into too. And then finally comes the actual act of moving to the new house. 

You may be emotionally attached to the house that you are leaving, particularly if you have lived there for some time. You’ll have memories - it might be hard to leave those behind. You’ll need to give yourself time to deal with the feelings before you actually go ahead and move. 

In this article, we’ll look at some of the practical hurdles that you’ll need to jump when moving home. 

Packing Your Possessions

You may own a lot of items that you feel precious about and when it comes to packing them up and moving house, you’ll need to be sure they are packed safely and won’t get damaged in transit. 

Make sure that you pack similar items together for practical reasons. The box will need to be labeled with both what is in there and where it will go in the new house. 

Bubble wrap all of the delicate items and make sure that you put heavier items toward the bottom. Don’t make the boxes so heavy that you’ll strain yourself to lift them. Spread the load across several boxes. 

Use Moving As An Opportunity To Declutter

You may have a lot of possessions and it might be time to get rid of some of them. Moving is the best time to declutter and get rid of items that you no longer need. If items are in a reasonable condition, sell them on sites like eBay or donate them to your favorite charity. 

Thinking Of The Practicalities 

There are many different practicalities that you’ll need to consider when it comes to moving. First of all, if you need to renovate your new home, you may need to hire a storage unit to store all of your possessions until you can move in fully. 

You’ll need to let all of the companies that supply your utilities know that you’re moving. You should also tell your insurance company, the bank, and your employers know where you are moving to. 

You should also think about having your mail forwarded from your old address to your new one. 

Hire A Removals Firm

Using a removals company may seem like a costly option, but it is the smartest move. Not only will it make the job much easier for you, but it will also remove the stress for you. 

Ask around for recommendations for a suitable removal firm in your area. Read reviews to ensure that you’re hiring a reliable company with a good safety record and finally call around and get some quotes from the best companies. 

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