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September 22, 2021

How to Get Packing When You Don't Know Where to Start

Residential MovingBy Julie DeLong, A-1 Freeman Moving Group 

Packing is not easy for everyone. It might be challenging to get started, or to even know where to start. You may intend to do your own packing however find the task really daunting when you start with the first box. How will you get the entire house into boxes and after that loaded into a single truck? If you are not certain where to start, when you should get going, or the best way to pack your things - you are in the right place.

From handling your first move to packing when you find yourself too overwhelmed to think, these simple recommendations from professional movers in Wichita Falls will allow you to commence setting one box on top of another until your residence is packed and ready to go.

Begin with Cartons and a Permanent Marker

Get started with that first carton. Obtain a stack of 'Medium' packing boxes and a permanent marker. Begin with the rooms you use the very least, like the garage or den. Clear cabinets into boxes (with padding, if needed) and mark the box for its contents. Then get started with the next box. After that another. Empty your off-season apparel into one box as well as your backup toiletries into another. Clear out your bookshelves and desk drawers to one carton along with your less used kitchen pots and pans inside of yet another.

One box at a time, label by label, your house is going to get packed.

Break Up Your Packing into Achievable Portions

If packing the whole residence seems like a large task, break it up. Pack your office to begin with, or everything in your closet that you do not wear regularly. Pack up your storage areas, they might be already half-packed anyway. Divide your house into areas, leaving your most-used things for last. Tackle packing one evening and weekend at a time and congratulate yourself on hitting objectives.

Get Rid of Items You Have No Need For

Moving is a great time to purge your belongings of whatever you have no need for or don't wish to bring along with you. All those shirts you don't ever put on, the dishes you never prepare food with, or the furniture too shabby to be worth the truck space can get kicked to the curb or - even better - donate them. There could be a young couple who really needs an older solid sofa or possibly a family who could possibly really make use of that extra mattress.

Dispose of things you don't need. Whatever you will not miss in the new residence is now a candidate to lighten your load and decrease the amount you will need to pack.

Allow Enough Time

If you aren't a professional mover in Wichita Falls, start early. Most people cannot pack their home over a long weekend, or even over 3 or 4 weekends. So, allow yourself plenty of lead-up time to pack the residence - and recognize when it is time to bring in the moving company reinforcements if you just can't make adequate progress before your moving date approaches. This is typical, not everyone is a packing machine.

Use Professional Movers

Professional movers in Wichita Falls are an important resource when you are preparing for a move. Many people hire movers to pack just their big household furniture and most delicate objects, having faith in their know-how to make sure these items reach the new residence securely. You can also count on a moving company in Wichita Falls to take you past the finish line in case your personal moving initiatives aren't quite completed when moving-truck weekend occurs.

Regardless of whether you need moving services to augment your hectic agenda or simply because you are not positive where to start, A-1 Freeman Moving Group can be used to help you get where you are going. Give us a call now to consult on your moving plans and schedule the professional moving services you'll need. We look forward to making your next move an effortless task.


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The Mickelson Family
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