How Can You Make Your Home Move Easier?

December 23, 2023

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There are quite a few things that you need to do when you are buying a home. The buying process is only the start of it though, the move is a major part of buying a home. It can come with a lot of stress and be hard to tackle. 

Boxes in a room with flowers on them

It can at times, leave you pulling your hair out and feeling frustrated. It is important to make sure you do as much as you can to make it go smoothly. 

Let’s have a look at some tips that will help you below: 

Label, Label, Label 

It can’t be said enough. You need to label your boxes as you pack them. Once you start packing and end up with a pile of boxes that aren’t labeled, you will have to go back through them to remember what is actually inside them.

Be smart when you pack, and add a label with what’s in them and what room they should go into.

You should also label them as fragile, if there is something that could be broken.

When you look for an affordable moving company they will appreciate you labeling the boxes in this way as it will mean they can move you easily and help keep any stress at bay. 

Boxes in a room with a sofa.

Top Tip: When packing your clothes from your closet, don’t take them off the hangers. Just pack them as they are. This way, you’re able to put them straight in the closet the other side of the move. 

Think About Improvements

You may have bought a new home to you, but it might not be to your taste just yet. Unless you have bought a move-in ready home, it likely won’t be perfect.

Have a look around your home before you plan your move.

It might be easier to do these improvements before you move in, rather than trying to do them after. Particularly if you are planning on painting, putting in new flooring, or sanding.

These are much easier to do when a house is empty. Once these are done, you will be able to move into your home without worrying that you need to redecorate shortly. 

Ladder in a room with a paint roller.

Only Pack The Things You Need 

Your new home starts off as a blank space for you to fill with your belongings. This doesn’t mean that you need to move every single item from your old home. In fact, you will feel much better if you don’t do this.

You should try decluttering and getting rid of as much stuff as possible before you move. This way, you aren’t cluttering your new home too. 

Moving is said to be one of the most stressful things that you can do. It can be especially overwhelming because you’ve already gone through the house-buying process.

Boxes in a room.

Using these tips, you should be able to take some of that away. While you can’t get away from there being some hard work ahead, with these tips you should be able to take away some stress. 



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