Moving day can be quite a difficult day to organise and you need to do a lot of planning in advance to make sure that everything goes smoothly. You can check with people you know who have moved recently to ask what mistakes they did and how they could’ve done the move differently. You will be able to get a lot of tips and tricks that can help make your moving day a little less stressful.
You need to know where things can go wrong and see how you can prevent it from happening. You may have delicate or fragile items to be transported. Make sure that you let the furniture movers Brisbane know about the items that need special handling and ask how they will achieve the move without damaging the items. There are many websites and books that give you a comprehensive view of how you can make the moving process go a lot smoother. One of the first things you have to do when moving is packing everything and you can make it easier on yourself by sorting the items to be packed. There could be a lot of items that you don’t need and it will just take up space in your new residence. Therefore, you need to go over everything and get rid of anything that you don’t need. This way you will have fewer items to pack and unpack.
Packing is the stage of moving that takes the most time. You will have to pack months in advance so that all your essentials are taken into account. Make sure that you have sufficient packing supplies such as boxes, permanent markers, packing tape, garbage bags etc. so that you don’t run out of them at a critical moment. The first things you have to pack are offseason items that will not be used in a hurry. You can also start packing books and additional items such as linen. You can pack the more essential items towards the end of your move. All this can be planned in advance so that you know what to pack on what date. You also need to pack an overnight bag with essentials that you need to carry with you. These will be regular medications, change of clothes, toiletries and important paperwork. It can be hard to unpack on the first day of moving so you need the basics at hand to get on.
You can create a folder dedicated to the move before the big day. This will carry the new address for your residence, rental papers or purchase papers for the property, details of the movers you are using and the contract you have with them, copies of certifications and insurance policy of the movers etc. You can also get some advice from the movers and be informed of what documentation you need to carry. Make sure that you contact the utility providers for your new location and ensure that electricity, water or heat is connected and can be used right away.