Moving house can be a daunting task, but with some careful planning and organisation, it can be a smooth and stress-free process.
At Martins Removal Services Edinburgh we have put together some top tips to help you make your move as easy as possible:
Step One – Start early.
The earlier you start preparing for your move, the better. Make a checklist of everything you need to do and start ticking off tasks as early as possible.
Step Two – Decluttering
Before you start packing, go through your belongings and declutter. Get rid of anything you no longer need or want. This will not only save you time and money on packing, but also make it easier to unpack in your new home.
3. Hire a reputable moving company
If you’re planning to use a moving company, do your research and find a reputable one. Read reviews, get quotes, and make sure they are licensed and insured.
Martins Removals Services was established in 1984, with an excellent reputation throughout the completion of thousands of moves. We will insure your goods using the industry leading insurer alongside being able to provide you with expert knowledge throughout the moving process.
4. Label everything
Label each box with its contents and the room it belongs to. This will make it easier to unpack and organise your belongings in your new home.
5. Pack a “moving day” box
Pack a box with all the essentials you’ll need on moving day, such as snacks, water, a change of clothes, toiletries, and any important documents.
6. Take photos of your electronics
Before you unplug your electronics, take a photo of the cords and how they are connected. This will make it easier to set everything up again in your new home.
7. Notify important parties
Make sure you notify important parties of your move, such as your bank, utility companies, and your employer. This will ensure that you don’t miss any important bills or documents.
8. Take care of your pets
Moving can be stressful for pets, so make sure they are taken care of. It may be a good idea to arrange for a pet sitter or boarding for the day of the move, and make sure they have all the essentials they need in your new home.
9. Pack a “first night” box
Pack a box with all the essentials you’ll need for your first night in your new home, such as bedding, towels, and toiletries. Make sure this is clearly labelled and your moving team will keep this handy for you.
10. Take your time
Moving can be a stressful and emotional process, so make sure you take your time and don’t rush things. Remember to take breaks and prioritise self-care!
By following these top tips, you can make your move as smooth and stress-free as possible. Good luck with your move!