Moving Day Tips and Tricks

Moving Day Tips and Tricks

The following contribution is from another author.

Moving into a new house is always a super exciting time in our lives, and there is so much to do to prepare for the day so that it goes as smoothly as possible. If you are moving home fairly soon and you want to make sure that the move goes smoothly and easily, we have some handy tips for you to use today.

Hire professionals

If you aren’t experienced with packing up your home and you are worried that it might take a few days to transfer everything from your old place to the new, it is important that you hire a moving company to help you move. A professional moving company will ensure that everything can travel from A to B safely, and it will also save you a lot of time and sweat trying to carry all of the boxes in and out of the homes.

Ask a friend

If you don’t want to spend money on a moving company, and if the road you are moving too is too narrow for a large truck, a good idea would be to ask your family or friends for help. When you move house it will be a big task and your friends and family will be more than happy to help you on the day. You can either source a van from someone you know or hire one with a service such as Hertz and you’ll have no problems moving out and in in no time.

Pack your lunch

When it comes to moving day it is incredibly important that you pack some food and drink for the day, because you won’t have the time to cook! When you first move into a new place you likely won’t fit the appliances for a day or two and this means it will be hard for you to make a meal. Treat yourself and make sure to have lots of food at the ready throughout the day.

Break out the label gun

Packing up all of your things and moving to a new house is a massive job, and one of the main things you will need to consider is how you will label and organize your boxes. Make sure that you take the time to pack up every part of the home with care and be sure to use a label gun or a pen to let you know what is inside every box. This will make life so much easier when you reach the new house because you’ll be able to transfer things straight to the correct room.

Clean up

Before you bring all of your possessions into the new home, it is super important that you clean up the space and get it ready for your stuff. Cleaning up while the rooms are still bare is the best way to do things and it will make it much easier for you to keep on top of cleaning in your home from the moment you move in.


Eric is the creator of At Home in the Future and has been a passionate fan of the future since he was seven. He's a web developer by trade, and serves as the Director of Communication and Technology for a large church in Nashville, TN (where he and his family are building a high tech home in the woods).

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