When you’re moving house, it’s safe to say that you’re always going to be a little busy. Because there’s just so much for you to do. Not only do you have to keep your life going, but you need to be able to pack it all up and then move it on to someplace new, without breaking a sweat. And it can be tough. You’ll often forget to do things, or leave things to the last minute, and this is when you can start to really feel the strain. So, instead, you’re going to want to try and be as organised as you can, ahead of time, so that you’re able to move swiftly and stress-free. To help you, let’s take a look at five tips.
Give Yourself Time
To start with, you just need to make sure that you’ve given yourself time. Because if you’re in a complete rush all of the time, it’s going to be tough for you to actually get through this in one piece. Where possible, try to ensure that you have a good few weeks, if not longer, to get organised.
Then, you’re going to want to start packing up as soon as you can. Things that you do not use on a regular basis can be packed way before the move, just to make things easier. Yes, this may mean that your lovely home is a little unorganised and not very homely for a while, but it’s all worth it when you have much less work to do right before you move.
If you’re worried about the moving process itself, then try to call in some help. You might want to turn to professional removals companies so that you really don’t have to worry about the process. Or, you might just want to get family and friends to help. Either way, you might need some extra support so that you’re not left trying to do it all yourself when the day comes around.
For the day itself, you are definitely going to want to be as calm as possible. And this means that you should try to have some kind of normal routine in place, as much as you can at least. Here, making meals ahead of time that you can eat on the day, and for the first few days in the new place, can be such a saviour for you. So think about planning the week before, so that you don’t have to worry about food.
Have A System
But then also, you will find that you’re going to want to try and unpack at the new place in the most logical manner too. If you have children, then you might want to get their rooms all set up and sorted as soon as you can. So plan to have their bedroom bits and bobs packed and put unloaded first. That way, you can get then all set up. Also, you might want to do the same with the kitchen so that you can try to get into a routine as soon as you arrive.