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

Residential MovingBy Julie DeLong, A-1 Freeman Moving Group 

Packing isn't easy for everybody. It can be challenging to get going, or to even know where to start. You may intend to do your own packing yet find the undertaking pretty intimidating once you start with the first box. How can you get your entire home into boxes and then loaded into a single moving van? If you're not positive where to start, when you should get going, or how to pack your things - you are in the perfect place.

From managing your initial move to packing when you are too overloaded to think, these easy recommendations from professional movers in Wichita Falls can help you begin placing one box on top of another until your home is packed and ready to go.

Get started with Cartons and a Permanent Marker

Start with that very first box. Grab a pile of 'Medium' packing cartons along with a permanent marker. Start with the rooms you use the very least, like the shed or den. Clear drawers into cartons (with padding, if needed) and mark the carton for its contents. Next begin the process of another box. And then another. Clear out your off-season garments straight into one box as well as your backup toiletries straight into another. Clear out your bookshelves and desk drawers to one carton and your less used kitchen pans in another.

One carton at a time, label by label, your residence will get packed.

Break Up Your Packing into Manageable Portions

If perhaps packing the entire house seems like a big undertaking, break it up. Pack your office to begin with, or everything in your closet you don't use weekly. Pack up the storage areas, they might be pretty much half-packed anyway. Section your residence into areas, leaving your most-used items for last. Take on packing one evening and weekend at a time and congratulate yourself on reaching goals.

Do away with Stuff You Have No Need For

Moving is a great time to clear away your personal property of whatever you don't need or don't wish to bring with you. Those shirts you don't ever put on, the pans you won't ever cook with, or the pieces of furniture too dilapidated to be worth the moving truck space can get kicked to the curb or - better still - donate them. There may be a young couple who really needs an older solid sofa or a family who could really make use of that extra mattress.

Get rid of items you don't need. The things you wouldn't miss in the new residence is now a candidate to lighten your load and minimize how much you must pack.

Give Yourself Ample Time

If you aren't a professional mover in Wichita Falls, start out early. The majority can't pack their home over a long weekend, or even over 3 or 4 weekends. Thus, allow plenty of lead-up time for you to pack the home - and acknowledge when it is time to bring in the moving company reinforcements if you just don't make enough progress before your moving date draws near. This is typical, not everyone is a packing machine.

Work with Professional Movers

Professional movers in Wichita Falls are a crucial tool when you are planning a move. Many people hire movers to pack just their big household furniture and the majority of sensitive items, relying on their know-how to make sure these items reach the new house safely. You may also count on a moving company in Wichita Falls to take you beyond the finish line in case your personal moving attempts aren't quite done when moving-truck day arrives.

Regardless of whether you require moving services to augment your tight timetable or simply because you're not positive where to start, A-1 Freeman Moving Group will be here to help you get where you are going. Give us a call today to consult on your moving plans and schedule the professional moving services you'll need. We look forward to making your impending move a snap.


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