Moving Made Easy: How to Use a Moving Checklist
In the city of Dublin, there were about 94 thousand people moved in 2016.
Some of those people may have looked to outside sources to help them move, but others may have mustered through the process. It can be stressful to move your home or office, especially if you don’t have anyone to help you.
Whether you’re looking to move from or into Dublin, there are ways to lower your stress and have a pleasant moving experience. Here’s a brief moving checklist to teach you how.
Why a Moving Checklist Can Help
There are many steps to take to ensure your moving process goes as smoothly as possible. Writing out a moving checklist can help you organize your tasks and ensure you don’t forget anything.
You can write out your moving checklist in order of the most pressing tasks to the smaller tasks. Dating them by the day they need to be finished can help you visualize when the tasks need to be completed.
Declutter Early On
Start decluttering your office or home early on. This should be a time-sensitive task at the top of your list that will get rid of any necessary stress that comes later when you start to pack.
Your moving timeline should include tasks like getting rid of items you no longer need or want in your new home or office. Purging your items can help you pair down and only pack the things you want and need.
Once you’ve decluttered and paired down your items, it’s time to purchase any packing supplies you’ll need. This includes boxes, packing tape, bubble wrap, and anything else that will make your move run smoothly.
Be sure to include a permanent marker or labels to keep your packed boxes organized. The earlier you’re able to start purchasing moving supplies, the more time you’ll have to figure out if you need more further down the line.
One aspect of moving many people leave off of their moving checklist is forwarding your mail. To ensure you don’t lose out on any important mail during your move, forward your mailing address to the new address of your home or office through the post office.
One important task to keep on your moving checklist is to find a company of movers to help you move. This will make the moving process less stressful knowing that you have transportation for your items and people to help you.
How Man With a Van Can Help
When planning a move, it’s important to hire a moving service that will help you, not make your experience more stressful. Experienced movers will know how to properly handle and transport your items, including all and any valuables.
Man with a Van can help you move your office or home in a cost-effective and timely manner. Hiring a trustworthy moving service can ease any stress you may be feeling about hiring movers to help you. With our services, you’ll be able to trust our employees to handle your items with care.
Not only does Man With a Van help you move to your new home or office, but they can also help you with waste removal. After a day of moving, it can be stressful to think about where to get rid of all of your rubbish.
Man With a Van disposes of the rubbish in an efficient and timely manner, so that you don’t have to deal with it.
Be sure to contact your moving service early on to plan all accommodations needed from the moving company.
Other Tips for a Stress-Free Move
There are other ways to eliminate stress during a move, like packing a bag or box with your most important items. Besides packing clothes, toiletries, and other necessities, it’s important to pack a box of toilet paper, paper towels, and cleaning supplies for your move.
Keeping this box accessible can make for a smooth transition into your new place.
In addition to keeping your necessities handy, be sure to keep water with you for the entire day. Even if you have help moving, it’s still important to stay hydrated during your move.
Keep a water bottle or multiple water bottles with you at all times and drink the water throughout the day to ensure you’re staying hydrated and taking care of yourself.
Be sure you know where your valuables are during the move. Even when you hire a trustworthy moving service, it will give you a sense of peace to know where your more valuable possessions are during the move.
Be sure to label any boxes with the word ‘fragile’ that have valuables in them so that they’re handled with extra care by your moving service.
Become Familiar With Your New Home
It’s important to familiarise yourself with the new area you’re moving to. It’s difficult to feel at home in your new place if you don’t familiarise yourself with the surroundings.
Take your time before or after the move to become familiar with the new layout of your home or office. Spend some time in the surrounding neighbourhoods and shops to familiarise yourself with your new home.
Moving Made Easy
Creating a moving checklist will help you stay organised and focused on your moving tasks. The more thorough your checklist is, the more you’ll be able to handle each roadblock with time, confidence, and ease.
If you require some help moving your items to your new home or office or need rubbish removal during the moving process, don’t hesitate to hire some help.
Man With a Van is here to help you with your moving needs and to make your move as efficient and stress-free as possible. Contact us to request a quote or if you have questions about our services.