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Small Moving: Easy Moving and Packing Tips and Tricks

Moving is one of the most stressful activities of family life, but with thorough research, you can make your moving experience truly easy and exciting. When moving it is best to get rid of unnecessary or unused items from home so that your things are more organized and less stuff to pack up. Hold a garage sale of items you are not using or donate it to charity. Sort out your things in categories such as your clothing, shoes, books, and important papers or documents. Research for professional moving companies and find a reputable, trusted and reliable moving company for less hassle and more convenient moving experience. The ideal time to hire a moving company is at least a month before your desired moving date, and find the cheapest time of the month to set an appointment.

Take into account the traffic, necessary stops, and detours when you make your plan, so figure out the most efficient and easiest way to get to your new home. Before they slip your mind, create a must-to-do list such as the things you need to prepare, important reminders, contact information of people who will help you, and other things that come to your mind that will be beneficial to your moving. Set up a map and organize everything by getting an oversized calendar and be sure to mark the empty boxes with the daily tasks you need to prepare. It pays to visit your local liquor or convenience store to see if they can have you recycle their used boxes, and if they do, you can grab a handful to help the environment by saving paper in your moving journey. The best way of transporting your electronics is using its original boxes when you purchased them. Go to your local hardware store and purchase tools and supplies you need when moving such as packing tape, packing paper, cardboard boxes, extra screws, packing a paper, putty, new industrialized broom, and measuring tape.

When you need to shut everything off, call your electricity, cable, internet and gas providers to figure out a week ahead your moving date. gather all necessary items you need to return such as remotes, cords, or cable boxes. Decorative items and fragile and oddly shaped so pack them several weeks before you move. It is important to change your address ahead of time for your bills, credit card payments, shipping address for your online marketplace, and mailing address.

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