Moving house is well-known for be being a stressful occasion – with people often getting more stressed than necessary due to them not planning and completing moving steps correctly. With this in mind, today we are going to provide all with some key house moving tips, to enable all moves going forward to be less stressful and more enjoyable…
Key House Moving Tips
Set a moving date: It is important for a moving day to be set so that you can rearrange plans and ensure that you have at least one full free day dedicated to moving your belongings. Generally people choose to move on the day that contracts are going to be completed – which is in many cases a Friday. However, where possible people should aim to move midweek, as not only are roads less busy, but also the best London removal services in London are less likely to be booked up.
Choosing your removals company wisely: When looking for a removals company, you should not simply choose the first one that you come across, there are a number of factors that need to be considered, not just limited to price but also including reputation, reviews and more. It is a good idea to use a removals company that someone you know has previously used and is willing to recommend.
Pack early: Packing is often the most dreaded aspect of moving however there are plenty of tips available to ease the stress. These include using the opportunity to get rid of things that haven’t been used in a long time and that you don’t plan on using in the future, packing early, packing one room at a time and labelling all boxes not only stating which room they belong in but also listing everything that each box contains.
Making as essentials box: This should be the last box to be loaded and the first to be unloaded. It should contain all items that you are likely going to need straight away when you get to your new house including PJs, brew making equipment, celebratory champagne, toilet roll and anything else that you deem essential.
Inform everyone that you’re moving: In as much advance as possible you must notify all of the relevant people regarding your move. These people may include your bank, pension company, credit card company, TV licensing, phone and internet providers, local council, your employer, your children’s schools, the DVLA, gas and electricity suppliers, doctors, dentists and more.