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

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

Get started with Boxes and a Permanent Marker

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

One carton at a time, label by label, your residence is certain to get packed.

Break Up Your Packing into Feasible Portions

If perhaps packing the whole home may seem like a large undertaking, break it up. Pack your office first, or everything in your dresser you do not 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 milestones.

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. All those shirts you don't ever put on, the pans you won't ever prepare food with, or the pieces of furniture too dilapidated to be worth the truck space can get kicked to the curb or - even better - donate them. There may be a young couple who desperately needs an older solid sofa or a family who can really make use of that extra mattress.

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

Allow 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 three or four weekends. Thus, give yourself 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 simply don't make enough progress before your moving date approaches. This is normal, not everyone is a packing machine.

Work with Professional Movers

Professional movers in Wichita Falls are usually a crucial tool when you're planning a move. Lots of people use movers to pack just their big household furniture and the majority of sensitive items, relying on their knowledge to make sure these items reach the new house safely. You can 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 completed when moving-truck day arrives.

Regardless of whether you need moving services to augment your hectic agenda or because you're not positive how to start, A-1 Freeman Moving Group is here to help you get where you're going. Give us a call right now 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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