6 Handy Tips For Moving House Easily That Everyone Should Know

by Candyse

So you’ve been looking for a new home, and you’ve spent ages trying to find one. You’ve considered renting, but now you’ve decided you want to buy a house. Finally, you get one and are all ready to move in which is only the start of your worries. Moving, for many people can be a stressful time. But with the assistance of friends who can lend a helping hand, there are people out there who can help make the process of moving a lot less stressful.

We have a few tips here which will help save you a lot of hassle when it’s time to get down and dirty.

1. Use Clothes and Fabric for Breakables

Bubble wrap is an unnecessary expense when you have free cushioning such as your clothes and fabric items such as bedsheets and towels. Use them to wrap up your clean breakables such as glassware and kitchenware during the move.


2. Get Rid of Clutter

During the packing up process, you will come across a lot of crap you didn’t know you have and this piles up considerably. Now is one of the best times to get rid of any rubbish that you have hoarded over the years if you want to make moving homes easier. Be ruthless because this stuff you are packing is only going to need more time to organise in your new place.


3. Get Free Boxes from Stores

Moving tends to take up a LOT of boxes and getting new cardboard boxes are a waste of money. Go the environmentally friendly way by asking for some free boxes from some of your local stores. Most of them would be happy to spare you a few.


4. Detailed Labels

Basic labels just won’t cut it anymore especially if you have many belongings stuffed in your boxes. Go the extra mile by labelling it in detail so that you can save more time when you need to organise your things. Don’t stop at labelling the top either, go the extra mile by labelling the sides as well. or even give them numbers so you will know which box contains which items.


5. Pack an Bag with Essentials

Moving houses is very tiring especially if you have to do most of the work yourself and often, you are not able to finish everything in one day. Pack an overnight bag with your essentials such as a change of clothes, toiletries, towels and similar items so that you can settle in on your first night.


6. Put Your Storage and Travel Bags to Work

You can cut down on the amount of boxes you have by using those storage bins, baskets and suitcases that you have lying around when you are moving. This eliminates the need of packing these storage items and gives them double duty to store your other things.