Millennial-Friendly Moving Tips

Packing for a moveBy Julie DeLong, A-1 Freeman Moving Group 

And so, you are seriously adulting now--taking care of your 1st move devoid of the benefits of parental castoffs or money. The very first thing you may have found with regards to picking up sticks and moving might be that the bills build up quickly. The second thing would be that it will take insane organizational abilities to move all that you own from origin to destination without mistaking your X-Box box for the Ninja box.
 

1) Make Use of Technology for Good

There are tons of apps that will help you plan a move--they will keep track of everything from your packing (keep photos of what you place in each and every box) to setting up utilities (significant life skill) to finding a moving company in Wichita Falls. You can share the information with roommates or relatives so everybody is always informed.

2) Low-Tech Even Now Rules for Moving

All the fun apps on this planet aren't able to replace old-fashioned boxes along with packing tape. This is a moving hint that you'll use for the rest of your life--purchase small cartons. Sure, you may get much more stuff in a sizeable box, but they get overweight very fast. Lots of small boxes tend to be more useful than a couple of gigantic ones.

So, you will need boxes, tape (spring for the tape gun), some newsprint or bubble wrap for extra padding, and markers. If you are extremely prepared, you might use color coded markers for your boxes, but a majority of people are pleased with a black wide-tip Sharpie.

One good sized box that is certainly worth buying is a wardrobe box--a heavy duty box which has a metal hanging bar at the top. You are able to put your hanging attire in this carton and not concern yourself with wrinkles and dry cleaning whenever you unpack. Check with your local moving company in Wichita Falls for any specialty boxes that you might require.

3) Give Yourself Plenty of Time

Try to remember when you were enrolled in college and could pack up and proceed to a different apartment (or room in the frat house) within a few hours? Forget that. Right now you may have furniture, gadgets, paddle boards, and all the things which you always put in your parent's garage. Not to mention your guitar collection. Have a few weeks at minimum to pack up for your move--the further you are going, the more time you'll need.

A good principle is a few days for every room--you will be able to pack a studio apartment a lot faster than you could a two-bedroom rental. Toss all the stuff you never even use or don't need--donate it, give it away or perhaps throw it out.

4) Understand Your Boundaries

Sure, you may be youthful and capable to undertake life, however you may still want professional movers, particularly if you have stuff like a motorcycle or a jet ski. In case you are moving a long distance and flying to your new house, you will also need to transport your car or truck. Professional movers in Wichita Falls are able to pack and move ALL your stuff for you, and you won't have to be concerned about it not arriving there in one piece.

If it's at all in your budget, seriously think about employing a professional moving company in Wichita Falls for the move. If you happen to be transferring for employment, your relocation package likely contains this bonus, so certainly take advantage of it.

5) Snap a Selfie

Few things are ever legitimate until it's a story on social media, thus take a picture immediately after you are in your new house. Being a professional mover in Wichita Falls, we're here to perform the tough work for you and will also join you in the selfie, if you’d like. Give us a call today for details on A-1 Freeman Moving Group’s services, selfies are free.

 

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