17Dec 2014
The Importance of Being Organised During a House Move
The Importance of Being Organised During a House Move
Moving house can be a stressful experience, yet it does not have to be providing that you have organised. If you have prepared fully, then moving house can be made to be a smooth process.In the events before house moving, make sure that you and your family are completely ready and set to move into your new home. This can be made a whole lot easier by enlisting the help of trustworthy house removal experts. Moving companies can help you by preparing the move for you, from packing, having man and van services, transportation and unpacking at the final destination.Even with the help of a removal company, it is good to have a checklist for yourself to keep the move as seamless as possible. - Make sure to have a notebook handy at all timesOne thing a house move has is a lot of details to keep on top of. It can be very frustrating when you know that there is something you have to do but just cannot remember what. Well, there is a very simple solution to that. Keep a notebook! Make sure you have your notebook to hand at all times. That way, any little details such as people you need to call or updating and adding to your to-do list can be easily noted down at any moment. You can also build up ideas for decorations for your new home.-    Keep a folderAs well as a notebook for jotting down things, a folder is an essential item for keeping all the inevitable paperwork that you will undoubtedly gain during the few weeks before and after your move. In your folder you can keep business cards, contracts, receipts and any other important pieces of information that relate to your move. You can also use this folder for keeping your personal documents such as passports and birth certificates that have a tendency for getting lost during moving house! By having everything in one handy folder, it makes for easy access when you need something quickly and saves the stress of rummaging through countless packed and sealed boxed for one piece of paper.- Label all your itemsWhen you finally get to your new home, you don’t really want to be faced with a mountain of identical boxes without knowing exactly what is in them. Make sure you write on the boxes what is inside as this will really help you when unpacking the items. Another useful tip is colour coordinating the boxes and then assigning a colour to each room, for example green is the living room, blue is the bathroom, yellow is the kitchen and so on. You could share this list with your removal company so they can put the boxes in the correct rooms at your new home. This will make unpacking a whole lot better and almost enjoyable!- Keep a smile on your face and a positive attitudeHouse moving should be an enjoyable experience and one that is exciting too. However, it is easy to get lost in mountains of paperwork and piles of boxes, the billions of details…it is enough to make even the calmest of people feel agitated! Yet try to keep a positive attitude about it all. If anything goes wrong, imagine it as a funny story to tell in the future. It may be hard to think something going wrong at the moment as funny, but you’ll be able to look back on it one day and laugh. Make the house move an optimistic one!


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