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Tips When Packing Up Your Belongings

Updated: Dec 9, 2019

When planning for an upcoming move, preparing ahead of time is key to a stress free move! Here are a few tips to help pack up your precious cargo in preparation for a move! 


Early Preparation


Preparing for a move as early as possible is always best, whether you are moving a two story household, single apartment or to a storage location. Consider the items you have in your home and which furniture you intend to take with you to your new home. Make sure you conduct a thorough walkthrough of your current home and if you have plenty of personal belongings and areas with highly valued items, create an inventory sheet to help keep better track of everything. 

Moving quickly becomes hectic when transporting furniture and belongings to a new location, so having an inventory sheet is advisable when you are protecting items that are extremely valuable to you and your family.


Donate


Once you begin going through clothing, furniture, electronics, collectibles, and junk, there are a few routes available to take. Throw away useless junk or belongings that simply take up space and likely offer no value to others. Donate goods or clothing that are still in good condition but are no longer useful to you.

It is also possible to sell some of your furniture or personal belongings before finalizing your move by asking family and friends. Post your belongings using social media and various online local groups to help make a bit of extra money to help cover upcoming moving costs.


Organize


Get organized with moving boxes along with labels and permanent markers. Have plenty of packing tape available along with scissors and additional packing material such as bubble wrap and foam. Once you have all of your packing materials ready, determine the type of boxes you want to use for specific rooms or items you plan to pack first. 



Hire a Reliable and Professional Moving Company


Hiring a professional moving company in your area, like ours in San Marcos Texas and surrounding areas, is one way to ensure all of your belongings and furniture are safely and securely transported to your new home or apartment. Working together with a company that specializes in moving is a way to keep your mind at ease while easing some of the stress that naturally comes with moving into a new home. Hiring a professional moving service is ideal as reputable companies are insured and conduct thorough background checks to ensure the safety and protection of clients at all times. The right moving service is able to ease the transition for you as you adjust to your new dwelling.

Utilizing a few tips and tricks regarding packing is essential when you want to work as effectively and efficiently as possible prior to your set moving date itself. If you are ready to begin packing and preparing for your upcoming move near San Marcos Texas, give us a call today for help and assistance on or before moving day.



Utilizing a few tips and tricks regarding packing is essential when you want to work as effectively and efficiently as possible prior to your set moving date itself. If you are ready to begin packing and preparing for your upcoming move near San Marcos Texas, give us a call today for help and assistance on or before moving day.


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