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Every moving process will be different for all of us. But sometimes it’s important to remember that this can be one of the most stressful things you ever do. Afterall, buying a new home or even investing in rent each month is a big expense for all of us to undergo. So there is no surprise that the whole moving element can be quite a hard thing to go through. Which is why I thought I would try and make it simple for you. Offering a few time-saving tips, and also some suggestions to help the process go smoothly. I hope they help you out in the future. 

Start Packing Early

The sooner you start packing, the easier things will be. It’s a fact. Packing is going to be a grueling process but rather than get stressed out about it, try and see the positive side of things. This is the perfect opportunity to have the biggest clearout of your life. Don’t take clutter you don’t need into your new home. This is why packing early provides you with ample time to ensure you only take what you need. It also enables you to plan where things will go.


Label your boxes

While packing, it’s important to try and pack for each new room in your new place. This means that the unloading side of things will be much easier because every box will be clearly labeled. All you then have to do is start unpacking the things. But at least half the job is done as everything will be in the right room.


Consider booking in the professionals to help

If you aren’t moving locally, or just have a heck of a lot of pieces of furniture to move, it might be worth hiring in the professionals. Companies like Chess Moving can help you with the packing, the moving, and the unloading. Taking a huge weight off your mind. This works well if you are relocating to a new state or city.


Have a box on hand with all your essentials

Let’s be honest, you will want your coffee break and a biscuit when you arrive at your new home. You may even want some food or a cold drink to quench your thirst. So have a box that is for your essentials that you will need straight away. This way you won’t have to hunt through endless boxes just to find the kettle.


It might be best to organize childcare if needed

Moving with young children just adds to the stress. They have no concept of time or what you are doing, and boredom can set in fast. So save yourself the stress and arrange childcare. Family is great for this.

Accept that life will be about boxes for a while

Finally, the sooner you accept that life is all about boxes for the time being, the better your mindset will be. It’s not a quick process at all and will take time for you to feel settled in your new home. However, half the battle with stress is your mind and how you feel.


Don’t let it stress you out too much, and enjoy your new home.